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Become a Pharmacist at UIC

The Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program emphasizes a patient-centered course of study, and provides a structure that lets students develop into skilled, reflective practitioners who can anticipate change, criticize, evaluate, and modify practice in a constantly evolving healthcare arena.

Leading the field in research

Develop new knowledge in areas such as Pharmaceutics and Drug Delivery, Pharmacognosy, Chemistry in Drug Discovery, Molecular Mechanisms and Therapeutics, Forensics, Pharmacy Services, Pharmaceutical Products, Patient and Health System Outcomes, and Pharmaceutical and Health Policy.

Apply to be a resident or fellow at UIC

In collaboration with the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System, UIC Pharmacy has over 40 years history of training post-graduate pharmacists in clinical service and research through our PGY1 and PGY2 residencies, as well as our clinical research fellowships.
  • #1 School of Pharmacy in Illinois, according to US News & World Report

  • # 7 School of Pharmacy in the country, according to US News & World Report

  • # 7 total research grant funding according to the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP)

  • 1859 Year the college was founded, one of the oldest pharmacy schools in the country

Events Heading link

Apr 6 2023

Honors Convocation Reception - Rockford

Thursday, 5:30 pm–6:30 pm
Partners Pavilion
Apr 11 2023

Honors Convocation Reception - Chicago

Tuesday, 5:30 pm–6:30 pm
May 4 2023

UIC Spring Commencement | College of Pharmacy

Thursday, 3:00 pm–5:00 pm
UIC Dorin Forum
Aug 17 2023

White Coat Ceremony | Class of 2027

Thursday, 3:00 pm–4:30 pm
Chicago (Rm. 134) | Rockford (Auditorium) | Online (YouTube)

By The Numbers Heading link

When you choose UIC College of Pharmacy, you choose a great education, world-class faculty, cutting-edge research, and a commitment to service.

Visit our “By The Numbers” page to get an overview on what we offer, including facts and figures that all add up to one thing: an amazing education at a top institution.

By The Numbers

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Heading link

We strive to be a community where differences are embraced, that emphasizes inclusion and recognizes diversity as a strength, and where everyone works together to be the global leader in innovative pharmacy education, research, and practice to improve human health.

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