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School of Pharmacy

The nation’s second oldest school of pharmacy, MCPHS is helping to advance the latest innovations and best practices in the field.

Pharmacy Professionals Change Lives—and Save Them

With the power to help shape modern medicine, pharmacists and life-science industry scientists and professionals play integral roles in helping people live longer, healthier lives. Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (MCPHS) focuses on many facets of healthcare and the life-sciences industry, including aspects relating to patient care, business, law, regulatory affairs, health policy, technology, and translational research and development. MCPHS labs are staffed with the most advanced technology, and students have access to clinical opportunities here and in the facilities of our partner institutions—among the most revered healthcare organizations and research universities in the world.

The Anatomy of a Leading-Edge Pharmacy Program

MCPHS equips pharmacy graduates to help shape the future of contemporary medicine.

Leading-edge Facilities

Students learn and conduct research in newly renovated laboratories with technologically advanced equipment. They also have access to the latest information with one of the largest medical product libraries in the country.

Dedicated Faculty

Students get one-on-one attention from dedicated faculty in small, face-to-face learning experienced with an emphasis on mentoring and support. MCPHS professors are patient-care and industry experts with experience in drugs, devices, biologics, healthcare, and policy.

Healthcare and Biotech Hub

All MCPHS campuses are located within reach of some of the most influential healthcare and biotech organizations in the world. MCPHS partners with many of these institutions to give students access to world-class medical and research facilities—and a thriving job market.

Stats & Facts

MCPHS adds up to be a strategic choice for a career in pharmacy.


for value in U.S.

As ranked by Georgetown University study.


biopharmaceutical fellowship

MCPHS has the second largest biopharmaceutical industry fellowship program in the nation.

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ranking for earning power

(Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education)

It’s in Our Genes: Possibilities with Precision Medicine

In the 12th episode of the MCPHS Bicentennial Podcast, The Secret to Living to 200, Dr. Roseann Donnelly discusses the emerging field of pharmacogenomics and how it is used to make personalized healthcare decisions.
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News & Features

Keep up with the latest news from the School of Pharmacy at MCPHS.

Developing Future Leaders in the Pharmaceutical Sciences

Graduate-level degree programs within the School of Pharmacy at MCPHS are meant for those looking to make a difference in the pharmaceutical industry. See how students advance their knowledge and refine their skills through hands on experiences in state-of-the art laboratories under the guidance of our expert faculty.
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Pharmacy Leaders with a Passion for Teaching

At MCPHS, cutting-edge scholarship and professional affiliations go hand in hand with instruction and mentoring.