Pharmacy students work hard. After the initial pre-pharmacy years (freshman and sophomore years) balancing coursework alongside rotations in the first professional year (Professional year 1 or the equivalent of junior year) can be challenging but students can enjoy sports and personally fulfilling extra curricular activities, many do. See, for example, left, pharmacy student Kailey Mandigo […][Read More]
The University of Connecticut is a Research I institution, as well as one of the nation’s land grant and sea grant colleges. In addition to teaching, faculty members are expected to engage in research and other scholarly activities. Service and outreach are also essential components of the faculty’s mission. You can learn more about some […][Read More]
It’s More Than A White Lab Coat
Become a trusted health professional as a graduate of the UConn School of Pharmacy. Rigorous academic exploration, groundbreaking research, and impactful community involvement will prepare you to lead in the health care industry. Pharmacists make a difference in people’s lives, whether interacting with patients at a pharmacy, discovering tomorrow’s health care solutions in a biopharmaceutical lab, or providing life-saving medications in a hospital or long-term care facility.
At UConn you will build a solid academic foundation of pre-pharmacy courses under the guidance of your advisor. Apply to to the Special Program In Pharmacy as a freshman or enter the four-year pharmacy professional program after two undergrad years to earn your Bachelor’s and Doctor of Pharmacy degrees and stand for licensure.
In an ever-evolving health care landscape, pharmacy careers span all areas of public and private healthcare and medical research, developing to meet the changing needs of patients. Not only are pharmacists consistently ranked as among the most trusted health professionals in the U.S, but the career offers long term job security and high earnings. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, health-care is the fastest growing sector in the U.S. Starting salaries for pharmacy related professions range between $75,000 and $110,000 annually.
Joint or dual degree programs allow students to combine their Doctor of Pharmacy degree with select master’s and Doctor of Philosophy degree programs. Application to these programs is usually made during the second professional year. Please find more information on dual majors is here.
To provide pharmacy students with the opportunity to customize their learning experience according to their interests, there are four specialized learning tracks a student can take in addition to the more traditional path to a Pharm.D. degree. These are: the LEADERS track, Urban Service track, Pediatric Pharmacy track and Pharmaceutical Sciences track. Please find more track information HERE.
- Pharm.D. Grad. Connor Walker Sees a World of PossibilitiesThis adventuresome pharmacy graduate has taken travel and education to extremes.
- UConn Hosts Inaugural Brain Research SymposiumDuring the day-long event, nearly 30 scientists and clinicians “pitched” their current brain-related research projects to find potential collaborators.
- Core Research Facility Spotlight: BioSupplyFor some researchers, UConn's BioSupply facility is as critical for their scientific projects as the UConn Bookstore is to undergraduates.
- Rachel Eyler Named UConn School of Pharmacy 2018 Teacher of the YearAssistant Clinical Professor of Pharmacy Practice Rachel Eyler earns her second Teacher of the Year award.
Monday, June 25th, 2018
08:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Other, OtherMystic Marriott
The Second Annual Mystic Immunology Conference
Friday, July 20th, 2018
05:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Details and registration: https://www.events.foundation.uconn.edu/ereg/index.php?eventid=340607
Saturday, September 8th, 2018
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Storrs CampusBio/Pharmacy Building
Save the date for the 2018 UConn School of Pharmacy Alumni Awards Reunion Weekend! All Pharmacy alumni and guests are invited to attend, with special recognition for the classes of 1953, 1958, 1963, 1968, 1973, 1978, 1983, 1988, 1993, 1998, 2003, 2008 and 2013.
Details and Registration: https://www.events.foundation.uconn.edu/ereg/index.php?eventid=332334&