Doctor of Pharmacy


Group of pharmacy students working in the skills lab

A Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Creighton University prepares you to provide a level of care that treats the whole person. Expand your knowledge of disease state management, prevention of disease, patient outcomes and wellness in a program that reflects changes in the practice of pharmacy in pharmaceutical care.

Graduates of the program are well positioned for employment in a wide range of health service settings, including private businesses, hospitals, clinics, government, military and academic and research institutions.

1st accredited online program in US and 3rd private program in the US

Pharmaceutical care is the direct, responsible provision of medication-related care to achieve definitive outcomes that improve a patient’s quality of life. Today’s pharmacy education focuses on:

Earn a degree that addresses all aspects of pharmaceutical practice

PharmD program graduates enter practice with strong basic knowledge, communication skills, critical thinking abilities and an empathic attitude toward their patients. Specialized clinical and internship programs are available to students who have particular interests in fields ranging from critical care to family medicine, pediatrics to gerontology, cardiology to home care and neurology to psychiatry.

Expand your options with a dual degree

Creighton also offers an opportunity for students in the School of Pharmacy and Health Professions to obtain dual degrees. Currently students can obtain a PharmD/MBA or a PharmD/M.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences.

Technical support and assistance

All students in the School are provided dedicated technical support and assistance. Contact the service desk, view hours or learn more about technical requirements for all pathways.

Wondering if a distance pathway is right for you?  Take the Online Learning Readiness Assessment.