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Discover the Diverse &
Rewarding Career as a Pharmacist


Found in communities around the globe, pharmacists are often the front door to the health care system.  

A Diverse Field of Specialties

Pharmacists working together in a clinic.

From traditional pharmacy careers to non-traditional pathways outside of the industry, pharmacists are needed in a variety of settings: 

  • Community Pharmacies and Hospitals
  • Long-term care facilities
  • Pharmaceutical industry
  • Mail order pharmacy centers
  • Managed care organizations 
  • Government agencies

Empowering Students through a Forward-Thinking Education

    Students will use knowledge of anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology to understand and monitor drug action and interactions, therapeutic roles, and side effects. 

    Practical Experience Breeds Expertise

    a selfie of two pharmacists at a pharmacy

    Students can expect to apply their knowledge in a variety of real-world settings. With 1,128 preceptors at more than 600 clinical sites, students will gain the skills they need for post-graduate success.

    Tuition & Financial Aid

    The financial impact of pursuing a PharmD degree is a burden the Coit College of Pharmacy is dedicated to alleviating through scholarships and other forms of aid. We encourage prospective and current students to learn more about the costs and aid opportunities are available. 

    Student Organizations

    Students are encouraged to join student organizations and establish connections with peers, faculty, alumni, and potential mentors. These opportunities are highly encouraged to broaden a student's experience beyond classroom and clinical spaces.

    PharmD Class Graduation Statistics

    Class of 2023

    On-Time Graduation Rate: 97%
    • 121 students admitted
    • 116 graduated on time
    • 0 academically disqualified 
    • 2 withdrew
    • 3 delayed graduation
    GPA at PharmD graduation
    • 3.0 or above (maximum 4.0): 93%
    • 3.5 or above: 52%
    NAPLEX First-Time Pass Rates
    • TBD

    Class of 2022

    On-Time Graduation Rate: 94%
    • 139 students admitted
    • 130 graduated on time
    • 1 academically disqualified
    • 4 withdrew
    • 4 delayed graduation
    GPA at PharmD graduation
    • 3.0 or above (maximum 4.0): 95%
    • 3.5 or above: 70%
    NAPLEX First-Time Pass Rates
    • 2022 - 74% (119)


    Amanda Armendariz

    Amanda Armendariz, MSW
    Director, Student Services

    Email Amanda Armendariz
    Phone: 520-626-1427
    Drachman Hall


    University of Arizona College of Pharmacy's Doctor of Pharmacy program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education, 135 South LaSalle Street, Suite 4100, Chicago, IL 60503, 312/664-3575; FAX 312/664-4652. The college's accreditation was re-approved in 2017.

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