The Highest Standard

Drake's College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences ranks in the top 10 private pharmacy programs in the U.S.

Professional Preparation

Gain professional experience and connections through Drake's extensive alumni network.


Experience advanced science and pharmacy practice first-hand with our cutting-edge facilities.

Personalized Experience

With faculty passionate about student learning, you'll receive individual attention from your knowledgeable professors.

Worldwide Practice

Explore pharmacy practices across the U.S. and in countries like Australia, Belize, or South Africa.

Preparing Today's Learners to be Tomorrow's Health Care Leaders

The College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences will prepare you for success and leadership in professional fields that offer enormous opportunity and have a tremendous impact on people’s lives.

Graduates of the College’s PharmD program go on to success in both community and institutional settings. Since 1984, nearly 100 percent of our Pharmacy graduates have found professional employment or entered residency or graduate programs within six months of graduating.

As a student in our Health Sciences program, you can prepare for a career in areas as diverse as practice management, public health, pharmaceutical research, or health insurance administration. You can also pursue graduate study to become a physical therapist, physician’s assistant, physician, or other health care professional.

Whatever path you choose to pursue, you will find excellent and accessible faculty ready to guide you toward success. You will also find many chances to gain practical experience through research projects with professors and exposure to hands-on practice settings around the world.

July 17, 2015
Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Assistant Dean for Clinical Affairs and Director of Experiential Education Cheryl Clarke, PH’86, was recently selected as a Fellow of the American Pharmacists Association (APhA)
June 30, 2015