Doctor of Pharmacy (Pathway)
Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine

Program Details

Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine offers the online Doctor of Pharmacy (Pathway). This degree emphasizes the pharmaceutical sciences, with an introduction to the profession. The core curriculum during the first year teaches the basic sciences, including: anatomy, physiology and biochemistry. This lays a solid foundation for training in clinical sciences during years two and three and Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences (APPE) in year four. 

Pharmacists are currently working as generalists and specialists in community pharmacies, government agencies, hospice and home health care, hospital and institutional settings, independent ownership, long-term care facilities, consulting, managed care, medical and scientific publishing, drug information and research in the pharmaceutical industry, professional associations, uniformed service (public health and military), and academics.


  • Requires mandatory one-to-three weeks of on-campus sessions
  • Curriculum: 134 credits
  • Complete 60 semester hours of pre-professional course requirements from an accredited college or university prior to matriculation
  • Minimum of a 2.7 GPA or higher (4.0 scale)
  • Two letters of recommendation

Special Accreditation

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

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