The University of New England offers a full range of pharmacy programs, from our two-year Pre-Professional Pharmacy Program to post-graduate residencies. Our curriculum provides you with an integrated foundation in pharmaceutical and clinical sciences as well as patient-focused health care. You'll also complete applied, practical studies, equipping you with the skills to work in a variety of pharmacy careers after graduation.
Student-centered learning is at the heart of our mission, with faculty and staff committed to fostering your personal and professional growth. It’s these attributes – hands-on programs, quality academics, and a supportive environment — that make UNE a uniquely innovative place to study.
The UNE Pharmacy Experience: A Year-By-Year Description
Pre-Professional Pharmacy Program
Prepare for your doctoral studies through our comprehensive Pre-Professional Pharmacy Program. This two-year, pre-professional program provides the required coursework necessary for admission into the Doctor of Pharmacy program. You will have a dedicated Pharmacy Faculty Academic Advisor while you study on our waterfront Biddeford Campus and take challenging, immersive classes in interprofessional health care, pharmacy practice, and more.
Doctor of Pharmacy
Gain the knowledge and expertise needed for 21st-century pharmacy careers through our four-year, fully accredited Pharm.D. program. You’ll gain practical experience through clinically-based classes and experiential rotations, engage in research and scholarship with our dedicated faculty members, and study at our state-of-the-art facility on the Portland Campus.
Learn core public health concepts to help with your knowledge of patient populations in our dual Doctor of Pharmacy and Graduate Certificate in Public Health Program.
Build upon your doctoral studies, gain clinical practice expertise and hone leadership skills with our community residency program.
The Office of Continuing Pharmacy Education provides opportunities for faculty, alumni and the pharmacy community to stay up-to-date on the latest developments in health care.
Areas of Focus and Special Programs Certificates and Tracks
Specialty Focus Areas
As a student in the School of Pharmacy, you have access to specialized training opportunities. We have established specialty focus areas in Pharmaceutical Sciences; Wellness and Integrative Medicine; Veterinary Pharmacy; and Interprofessional Healthcare in Rural America providing you with additional expertise in these areas. You can complete these focus areas as part of your curricular progression plan, at no extra cost. These focus areas have a program coordinator who can familiarize you with requirements and options.
Residency Teaching Certificate
Gain exposure to didactic teaching experiences through our residency teaching certificate program.