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At LIU Pharmacy, you’ll find a tradition of excellence that is unmatched. As one of the largest and oldest pharmacy schools in the country, we have educated more than 20,000 professional and graduate pharmacy students, many of whom are now leaders in their field.

Our entry-level program’s patient-centered, outcomes-oriented approach to pharmacy practice will give you skills you need to take advantage of a wide range of pharmacist career opportunities with competitive starting salaries.

It is our unique combination of top-notch professors, experiential learning opportunities at leading clinical sites, and one-on-one interactions with faculty in state-of-the-art research laboratories that help you discover your full potential – to find out how good you really are.



Academics Programs

All LIU Pharmacy programs are career-oriented. Our curriculum places heavy emphasis on ethical and experiential learning in a variety of settings in order to prepare students for leadership positions within interdisciplinary teams dedicated to patient-centered care and the general well being of the public health.

Admissions

LIU Pharmacy’s Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) program is designed to prepare you for this rewarding profession. To acquire the necessary expertise, students complete a minimum of two years of college-level work in the liberal arts and sciences (the Pre-Professional Phase, years P-1 and P-2), followed by four years engaged in a rigorous professional curriculum (Professional Phase, years P-3 to P-6) learning about the pharmaceutical and biological sciences and patient care and gaining practical training in real-world health care environments.

Pharm.D. Pre-Professional Phase — Students who plan to pursue a Pharm.D. degree may enter LIU as freshmen and complete required prerequisite course work through the Richard L. Conolly College of Liberal Arts and Sciences during the first two years.

Research

The mission of the Office of Research and Graduate Studies is to engage the research talents of faculty and students, promote high quality research and scholarship, and considerably contribute to the research output of LIU Pharmacy. The office is committed to faculty and student research engagement and provides resources to support research development and expansion.

CONTACT

LIU Pharmacy
John M. Pezzuto, A.B., Ph.D.
Dean