Academics at MCPHS

Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences offers more than 100 healthcare and life sciences programs across more than a dozen fields, including pharmacy, nursing, optometry, acupuncture, PA, physical therapy, and more.

Education Grounded in Collaboration and Inclusion

MCPHS helps every student reach their potential as a professional in healthcare and the life sciences. Our programs are built around collaboration and inclusion, grounded in hands-on training with technology, equipment, and when necessary, actual patients in authentic healthcare settings. Health sciences education starts here with a wide range of undergraduate and advanced programs to support dedicated, empowered learners.

Aligning Academics with Your Goals

With 100+ programs across more than a dozen distinct health fields, MCPHS offers pathways to a wide variety of careers in the health and life sciences.

#3 in the Country for Value

A study by Georgetown University has ranked MCPHS as the third best institution in the U.S. for the economic value it provides for its students. MCPHS graduates are trained for high-paying careers in high-demand fields.

Latest News & Features

MCPHS is leading change across health sciences sectors, setting the standard for educational, technological, and clinical practice.

Hear from our community in the MCPHS podcast

How can we live longer, happier, healthier lives? MCPHS faculty members share their perspectives in this podcast series inspired by the celebration of our 200th birthday. Episodes explore our evolving understanding of health and the factors that influence our well-being.

Learning Models Designed for Student Success


Experiential Learning

Coursework emphasizes hands-on study with technology and equipment in state-of-the-art laboratories. Our partnerships with world-class health facilities and providers allow students to apply their knowledge in real-world situations.


Academic Support & Resources

MCPHS has a robust infrastructure of resources and support staff to assist students, setting them up for success in school, their careers, and in life.

Students participating in an Interprofessional Education event.

Collaborating Across Disciplines

Collaborative, multidisciplinary provider teams are changing healthcare. We are leveraging our network of professionals to advance interprofessional practice to enrich the learning experience.

Fostering Compassionate Clinicians Through the Health Humanities

The Center for Health Humanities at MCPHS creates space for meaningful dialogues about the humanistic aspects of healthcare, delving deeper into how narratives, empathy, and understanding improve clinical outcomes.