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Doctor of Pharmacy - About

Our Pharmacy program offers students distinctive advantages

While most Doctor of Pharmacy programs follow a four-year plan of study, ours is completed in three calendar years — moving you into the workforce a full year earlier.

What makes USJ’s Pharmacy program stand out?

  • Modified-block curriculum – you move through the program as a group, studying one course at a time and mastering the subject material
  • Experiential education throughout the entire curriculum
  • Faculty and staff highly skilled in pharmaceutical sciences, pharmacy practice, and administration
  • A state-of-the-art facility in downtown Hartford, Conn.

The University of Saint Joseph School of Pharmacy and Physician Assistant Studies' Doctor of Pharmacy program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education, 190 S. LaSalle Street, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60603, 312.664.3375; FAX 312.664.4652, web site

The University of Saint Joseph is fully accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE) and the School of Pharmacy and Physician Assistant Studies was included in that accreditation in 2013.

The School of Pharmacy and Physician Assistant Studies is fully accredited by the state of Connecticut.

USJ Pharmacy Students Begin Rotations at Gulf Medical University

Reading Time: 1 minute USJ Pharmacy students Ornesha Watson and William Wilson began their Acute Care rotation at Gulf Medical University’s (GMU) affiliated hospitals in the United Arab Emirates. Working alongside other Advanced Pharmacy Practice students from GMU, they are refining their clinical pharmacy skills, performing ward rounds, and holding pharmacotherapy group discussions. Learn more about their experience here.

USJ Pharmacy Professor Featured on Podcast

Reading Time: 1 minute Recently, the University of Saint Joseph’s (USJ) Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Alexander Levine, Pharm.D., BCPS, spoke about his latest research on the American College of Clinical Pharmacy’s (ACCP) podcast. During the episode, Dr. Levine shared his work, which was published in the September issue of Pharmacotherapy, an official journal of the American College of Clinical

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