Health Sciences

The Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences at Drake is designed with your future success in mind.

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Pharmacy

Gain innovative practices for the future of pharmacy with a Doctor of Pharmacy from Drake.

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Occupational
Therapy

Improve the lives of others and pursue a meaningful career with Drake’s Occupational Therapy Doctorate.

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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 Doctor of Pharmacy (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.

Students in our Bachelor of Sciences in Health Sciences program, are prepared for careers in areas as diverse as practice management, public health, pharmaceutical research, or health insurance administration. They are also able to pursue graduate study to become physical therapists, physician’s assistants, physicians, or many other types of other health care professionals.

Our new Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD) program, Pre-Occupational Therapy track (pre-OT) and Pre-Athletic Training track (pre-AT), all beginning in 2016, will prepare students for rewarding careers in a variety of settings within each field. Over the next ten years, employment within these professions is projected to grow faster than average for most professions. Drake Occupational Therapy and Athletic Training graduates will be well prepared and ready for success in all areas of these two exciting fields!  

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.

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