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Our PharmD Program

Loma Linda University School of Pharmacy opened its doors in 2002. Our Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) degree program educates future pharmacists in a fully-integrated environment at our faith-based academic health sciences center. We develop competent, compassionate pharmacists whose professionalism encompass the physical, mental, social and spiritual dimensions of health.

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LLU School of Pharmacy Advantages

Real World Experience

Get exceptional education and clinical experience at Loma Linda University Health Training Sites and be part of interprofessional healthcare teams committed to whole person care.

Broad Curriculum

Customizable curriculum that also offers three dual degree options. Get your masters degree at the same time as your doctorate.

Community Service

Be a part of local and international health fairs, immunization programs and clinic sessions, which are coordinated and provided by student pharmacists and supervised by faculty and pharmacist preceptors.

Global Network

Achieve professional success through career support and networking opportunities.

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Accreditation

Loma Linda University School of Pharmacy is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), since 2007. 

Loma Linda University continually meets the rigorous accreditation standards set forth by:

  • Adventist Accrediting Association (AAA)
  • Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
  • Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)

Curriculum

Our Curriculum is designed to keep up with best educational practices and is evaluated by the American Council on Pharmaceutical Education.

Dual-Degree Program

Earn a masters degree at the same time as a doctorate of pharmacy (PharmD). We offer three dual degree programs.

Information Sessions

We bring our 30-60 minutes school information sessions to you, via Zoom. 

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Topics we cover:
- About the PharmD program
- Application process
- Answers to your questions

Length of Program

Our Doctorate of Pharmacy (PharmD) is a full-time, four-year degree program. Classes are normally between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 8:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m., Friday. No undergraduate courses are taught at LLUS

Possible Careers

There are over 100 career opportunities in the Pharmacy industry, with starting salaries around $140,000. Here are few of the top Pharmacist specialties:

  • Ambulatory Care
  • Cardiology
  • Community
  • Compounding
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Geriatric
  • Hospital
  • Industry
  • Infectious Disease
  • Nuclear
  • Oncology
  • Pediatric
  • Poison Control
  • Psychiatric
  • Veterinary

School News

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Student Success Metrics

Out of 13 pharmacy schools in the State of California, LLUSP's Class of 2021 ranked:

  • Second on the NAPLEX - North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination
  • Fourth on the CPJE - California Practice Standards and Jurisprudence Examination

See LLU School of Pharmacy pass rates for NAPLEX and more.

"I have been welcomed with open arms by my classmates and others — all the way up to 4th-year students. They've given me help in my classes and advice about school and future opportunities. I also love that my professors are always willing to work with me when there is something I don’t understand."