Program Overview

As a student in UNE’s Doctor of Pharmacy program, you’ll receive an education focused on your success. Our dedicated team of faculty, professional staff, and pharmacy preceptors are continually developing innovative approaches to teaching and learning while supporting you through your four years at the School. Through our challenging curriculum, interprofessional programs, and experiential learning opportunities, you’ll graduate with the skillset employers are seeking.

Located in picturesque Portland, Maine, the School of Pharmacy is housed in a state-of-the-art, 48,000-square-foot facility that opened in the fall of 2009. On the Portland Campus, you belong to a tight-knit community, joining professional, graduate, and undergraduate students, all of whom are passionate about the health sciences.

A limited number of merit scholarships are now available to incoming Doctor of Pharmacy students.

ACPE Accredited

The University of New England School of Pharmacy’s Doctor of Pharmacy program is accredited by the 
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.

U N E board of trustees student trustee Brock Johndro
I felt at home at UNE, and everybody I met at my interview was so nice and approachable, and it felt genuine — something you don't find everywhere.
Pharmacy (Pharm.D.)

Curriculum

At the School of Pharmacy you’ll gain comprehensive knowledge of patient-focused and team-based care, vital skills for today’s health care providers. Our robust curriculum combines experiential learning with an emphasis on both the pharmaceutical and clinical sciences, preparing you for careers spanning the discipline.

Learn more about the Pharmacy curriculum

Tour our pharmacy facilities

Join UNE student Brock Johndro, Pharm.D. ‘22, to see our labs, classrooms, and grounds.

Career Pathways

A Doctor of Pharmacy degree from UNE prepares you for a variety of pharmacy occupations, as well as career growth. Current graduates are employed at chain and independent community pharmacies, health care systems, long-term care facilities, and within the pharmaceutical industry. Many of our students have gone on to complete post-graduate residency and fellowship programs. The School of Pharmacy works with you to ensure career success and it shows — 100% of the class of 2016 was employed within 6 months of graduation. (January '17 survey)

Learn more about the growing field of Pharmacy

Beyond Class

Apply your knowledge outside of the classroom through research and scholarship activities. You’ll have the opportunity to work side-by-side with your professors, pursuing lab-based studies and cutting-edge research. You’ll also gain hands-on experience at our on-site facility, the Dallaire Drug Information Center. Plus, through our active professional student organizations, you can engage in community service and broaden your network.

Learn more about opportunities outside of the classroom

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