Doctor of Pharmacy / Postbaccalaureate Path
MCPHS University

Program Details

The online Doctor of Pharmacy with a Postbaccalaureate Path is designed to help practicing pharmacists earn their Doctor of Pharmacy degree while continuing work at the same time.  Students will learn the skills and tools needed in their field, including designing a pharmaceutical care plan along with other health professionals, drawing reasonable conclusions using data, using effective communication, documenting practice activities to facilitate, and many more.  

The curriculum is divided into three phases:  

  • Phase one involves the beginning courses of pharmaceuticals 
  • Phase two focuses on drug literature and clinical pharmacokinetics
  • Phase three involves all the pharmacotherapeutics practices


  • Requires attendance at an in-person orientation on the Boston campus
  • Requires completion of a four-week, full-time clinical rotation under the supervision of an MCPHS University preceptor. Applicants will need to request information to determine locations.
  • Have a bachelor of science in pharmacy from an accredited college or university
  • Have licensure to practice pharmacy in the United States
  • Be employed in a patient-care setting
  • Official transcript from the college where your BS in Pharmacy was earned
  • Photocopy of active pharmacist license
  • Statement of purpose
  • Personal statement

Special Accreditation

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)

School Accreditation Statement

New England Commission of Higher Education