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  Feb 25, 2018
2017-2018 General Catalog

College of Pharmacy

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The University of Utah College of Pharmacy Professional Program(s) is accredited by the American Council on Pharmaceutical Education, 311 West Superior Street, Suite 512, Chicago, IL 60610, (312) 664-3575(312) 664-3575, (800) 533-3606(800) 533-3606.

Deans Office: 30 South 200 East, Suite 105, Salt Lake City, UT, 84112
Student Affairs Office: 30 South 200 East, Suite 105, Salt Lake City, UT, 84112
Phone: 801-581-6731

Interim Dean:  Dr. Kristen Keefe, PhD


Medicinal Chemistry  
Pharmaceutics & Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Pharmacology and Toxicology

Centers & Institutes

Center for Cell Signaling
Center for Controlled Chemical Delivery
Center for Human Toxicology
Pharmacotherapy Outcomes Research Center
Utah Poison Control Center


Master of Philosophy (M.Phil)
Master of Science (M.S.)
Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.)
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

Graduate Program

Graduate education is encouraged and graduate programs of study leading to the M.S. and/or Ph.D. degrees are available in each of the College of Pharmacy departments (Medicinal Chemistry, Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmacology and Toxicology, and Pharmacotherapy). Graduate work in pharmacy is governed by the requirements of the Graduate School and the Departments within the College. Information concerning these programs is outlined in the departments’ website. Also see the relevant departments in the Courses section of this catalog. 

Please see the Pharmacy, Pharm.D. listed in the Program and Course Offerings section.

Scholarships and Loans

The College offers a variety of scholarships and an emergency loan program for pharmacy students. For information and application forms, contact the Student Affairs Office.

Clinical Clerkships

All Doctor of Pharmacy students must complete a minimum of nine pharmacy practice experiences, otherwise known as Clinical Clerkships. Two of these clerkships are the Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences (IPPE) and occur during the summer after the P2 year. The IPPEs are graded on a credit or no credit basis. The other seven clerkships are Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences (APPE) and occur during the P4 year. All APPEs are assigned a final letter grade. All students are required to complete at least one experience within a medically underserved/rural area. This may be completed as either an IPPE or APPE. 

Program and Course Offerings




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