Start Your 21st Century Pharmacy Career
Today, pharmacists go far beyond the counter, applying their expertise and serving patients in new ways from helping manage diabetes to administering COVID-19 vaccines. Learn more about novel paths you can take with your Doctor of Pharmacy degree.
As an innovator in education for the health professions, UNE will empower you to be a medication expert, wellness consultant, primary caregiver, and more — ready to lead in the new world of pharmacy.
UNE's 2021 Pharm.D. graduates have to date achieved an 85% first-time pass rate on the NAPLEX licensure exam. Our faculty and professional staff support you in your academic and career success.
Plus, we offer Merit Scholarships to incoming students who have demonstrated strong academic achievement.
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Why UNE for your Pharmacy Degree?
Interprofessional education teaches you to lead in team-based care
As a UNE pharmacy student, you'll receive training alongside future physicians, dentists, and other training health professionals, so you are able to lead in today’s collaborative health care.
Diverse learning opportunities give you career flexibility
You'll experience a range of learning environments, including global travel courses and research with faculty, as well as rotations at workplaces in downtown Portland, in nearby communities, and throughout Maine.
A cutting-edge simulation lab helps prepare you for clinical care
UNE’s Sim Lab is an authentic hospital environment with state-of-the-art robotic patient simulators. Here, you gain real-life clinical experience without the real-life risk. Watch a Sim Lab video.
UNE Pharmacy Students, Faculty Join COVID-19 Battle
While the pandemic has caused many things to slow down, activity in UNE’s School of Pharmacy has ramped up in recent months as faculty and students step up to do their part in combating COVID-19.
Quality Academics, Respected Degrees
UNE stands out for providing high-quality education. We are recognized in U.S. News & World Report, The Princeton Review’s Best Colleges guide, Money Best Colleges, and elsewhere. This all echoes student success: UNE has a North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination (NAPLEX) first-time pass rate to date of 85% for the Class of 2021.
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UNE has really put a focus on learning to work in teams with other health professionals." — Hillary, Doctor of Pharmacy ’21
Meet Hilary, Pharmacy '21
LIVE AND STUDY IN PORTLAND, MAINE
UNE Doctor of Pharmacy students study on our Portland, Maine campus, a classic New England quad with brick buildings and tall trees that's about 100 miles from downtown Boston. Portland, named “America’s Most Livable City” by Forbes and “Foodiest Small Town in America” by Bon Appetit, is the city on every list. A rustic port hosts a cool cultural scene — with outdoor adventure all around. UNE’s campus is just 10 minutes from downtown. Take a Virtual Tour >
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Coffee with Dean McCarthy
We’d love to meet you! Have a (virtual) coffee with Dean McCarthy to learn more about the UNE School of Pharmacy. Request a meeting with Dean McCarthy.
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