College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Pharmacy

Major

| PharmD

The prestigious, four year Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program will prepare you to be a highly skilled pharmacy practitioner through hands-on learning opportunities in real practice settings. You’ll experience two Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences during the summer after your first and second professional year, and will then complete ten, four-week Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences during your fourth professional year. All of this preparation will ensure you’re highly-qualified to practice in a variety of settings including community pharmacies, hospitals, long-term care centers, home healthcare, the pharmaceutical industry, and more. Students who successfully complete the two year Pre-Pharmacy program will have a direct pathway into the PharmD program.

Sample courses in this program include:

  • RX312, Clinical Biochemistry
  • RX321, SJD – Diversity and Inclusivity in Healthcare
  • RX314, Genetics, Genomics, and Biotechnology
  • RX413, Therapeutics
  • RX416, Self Care & Health Promotion
  • RX522, Pharmacokinetics and Biopharmaceutics

Please visit the Butler University Bulletin for more course information.

  • Biochemistry
  • Chemistry
  • Healthcare and Business

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Compassionate and confident healthcare professionals

Through a powerful combination of extensive hands-on experience and professors who are invested in student success, Butler’s College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (COPHS) prepares highly confident and compassionate leaders in the healthcare field. 

Located in the heart of Indiana’s health sciences corridor, studying at Butler gives students unparalleled access to some of the region’s best employers, providing numerous options for experiential learning. 

Many COPHS faculty continue to practice and conduct research in their fields, guaranteeing that their teaching—and students’ learning—always reflects the most up-to-date industry practices and technology. As a result, graduates are confident in their ability to think, communicate, problem-solve, and lead, enabling continued progression to higher positions and more complex challenges.