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Start your pursuit of a career in pharmacy with all the advantages of the Drake pre-pharmacy program.  The Drake pre-pharmacy program is a two year curriculum which prepares students to apply to Drake's Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program.  Students admitted to the pre-pharmacy program receive the benefits of the Drake PharmD Connection‌ which students find very beneficial as they progress through pre-pharmacy and apply to the PharmD program.  The Drake PharmD Connection provides a unique and beneficial experience that includes career exploration in a variety of areas within pharmacy, advising and mentoring from a pharmacy professor, opportunities to join professional pharmacy organizations as early as your first semester and much more!

Visit Pharmacy Is Right For Me! to learn more about the profession of pharmacy and career pathways students can pursue. 

What Distinguishes Drake's PharmD Program?

The following information pertains to the professional PharmD degree at Drake.  The first two years of pre-pharmacy are not included in this information.


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