Learning Outcomes

With a tradition of excellence in health care and science education since its founding in 1823, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (MCPHS) offers its students degree programs and co-curricular activities that are focused on knowledge and skills development. The University’s mission statement affirms its primary goal of preparing students for successful careers in health care through excellence in teaching, scholarship, professional service and community engagement.

MCPHS prepares its graduates to:

  • Possess interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills to effectively interact with a diverse population including patients, clients, customers, and colleagues.
  • Create and sustain positive and productive professional relationships with patients, clients, customers, and colleagues.
  • Apply technical knowledge, information literacy, cultural sensitivity, critical thinking skills, and problem solving strategies necessary in professional settings to provide comprehensive services to patients, clients, and others.
  • Collaborate effectively as a team member to bring projects to successful completion.
  • Behave in a responsible manner and hold oneself and colleagues to the professional and ethical standards of their profession.
  • Engage in lifelong learning and regular self-assessment to achieve continuous professional growth.