With so many pharmacy schools in the United States, aspiring pharmacy students have many options. So how do you narrow down your list to a manageable few? Accreditations can help. In fact, it might interest you to note that pharmacy graduates from an accredited school are guaranteed eligibility for licensure. Whereas, those from unaccredited schools always run the risk of being denied a license to work. Thus, to help you make an informed decision, we bring to you a list of 5 HBCU pharmacy schools that are recognized by Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University
Located in Tallahassee, Florida, The Florida A&M University College of Pharmacy offers a dual degree program leading to conferral of the Doctor of Pharmacy and the Master of Business Administration degrees in collaboration with the School of Business and Industry. This program is unique as it provides both clinical and business knowledge and prepares students for competitive management and administrative positions.
A private institution located at Washington, District of Columbia, Howard University grants Pharm. D. degrees, the bachelor’s degree equivalent in the field of pharmacy. The school also offers master’s and doctoral degrees in pharmaceutical sciences.
Xavier University of Louisiana
Xavier University of Louisiana holds a place of distinction among the various colleges of pharmacy. The college’s School of Pharmacy is housed in New Orleans, Louisiana and grants doctor of pharmacy degree.
Texas Southern University
Texas Southern University is a public college located in Houstan, Texas. The college offers a doctor of pharmacy degree meant to prepare students to be competent in health care delivery and become leaders in their fields.
Located in Hampton, Virginia, the University offers an innovative, entry-level, professional program leading to the Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree which requires six years for completion. The beginning two years of the program consist of pre-professional pharmacy education, followed by four years of professional pharmacy education.