Today's learners. Tomorrow's healthcare leaders.

Study Health Sciences at Drake University.

Become a Healthcare Changemaker

You want to lead the way to a healthy world. At Drake University, we lay the groundwork by empowering you — through supportive faculty, unique leadership opportunities, and real-world practice. You’ll be prepared to advocate for patients and improve their lives.

Explore programs in:

  • Health Sciences
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Pre-Pharmacy
  • and more!

For the Future

The College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences offers pre-professional programs and undergraduate degrees in Pre-Pharm, Health Science, Athletic Training, and Occupational Therapy.

Learn from world-class professionals. Our faculty are seasoned medical professionals. You’ll learn from their own firsthand experiences, as well as connect with them as participate with them in their research, work one-on-one, and serve the community together. They’ll mentor and guide you toward a meaningful career.

Gain practical experience. You’ll connect your coursework with practical experiences like unique internships, clinicals, and research. Plus, you’ll learn in state-of-the-art labs like our Human Anatomy and Teaching Lab and Franson Simulation Lab.

Test scores only tell part of the story. Drake offers a test-flexible application. You can choose not to submit ACT/SAT scores and instead take part in an interview. We’re looking for inspired trailblazers and innovators to join our campus — and we know you’re more than a test score.

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Top 10 ranked private program nationwide for ASHP residency match rate.


96% job placement rate.


#1 in Next Generation Future Pharmacist award winners and finalists in the nation.