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4 years
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Wyoming
English
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30,718 USD

Program description

Pharmacy

The University of Wyoming School of Pharmacy offers a four-year program of study leading to the Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree as the only entry-level professional degree in pharmacy. Students are admitted to the professional program following a preprofessional program of not less than two years in length with a total of at least 67 semester credit hours.

Pharmacists play key leadership roles in all aspects of the healthcare system and are compassionate professionals who help people make the best and safest use of their medications. Graduates of the University of Wyoming School of Pharmacy find gainful employment in varied areas of pharmacy including community, academia, hospital, pharmacy industry and government agencies.

Admission requirements

Admission criteria

  • High School GPA minimum of 3.5
  • Math ACT score of 23, SAT of 560
  • Composite ACT of 27, SAT 1280

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Program content

Fall Semester

  • Integrative Physiology
  • Dose Form Design
  • Pharmaceutical Calculations
  • Medicinal/Natural Products Chemistry
  • Intro to Social Admin Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy Skills Lab 1

Spring Semester

  • Biopharmaceutics/Pharmacokinetics
  • Medicinal/Natural Products Chemistry II
  • Advanced Pathophysioogy
  • Pharmacy Practice Lecture
  • Therapeutics I
  • Pharmacy Skills Lab II
  • Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience

Summer Semester

  • Intro to Communtiy Pharmacy
  • Introduction to Institutional Pharmacy

Fall Semester

  • Medicinal/Natural Products Chemistry
  • Pharmacology I
  • Pharmacology I
  • Research and Evaluation Methods in Pharmacy
  • Patient/Professional Interactions
  • Pharmacist Skills III
  • Electives 2

Spring Semester

  • Pharmacology II
  • Pharmacology II
  • Pharmacy Managment Marketing and Finance
  • Therapeutics II
  • Pharmacist Skills IV
  • Intermediate Pharmacy Practice
  • Electives 3

Fall Semester

  • Clinical Toxicology
  • Pharmacy Law
  • Pharmacy Ethics
  • Therapeutics III
  • Clinical Pharmacokinetics
  • Pharmacist Skills V
  • Elective

Spring Semester

  • Sterile Products
  • Sterile Products Lab
  • Health Policy/Advocacy
  • Therapeutics IV
  • Drug Lit Application
  • Pharmacist Skills VI
  • Advanced Pharmacy Experience Orientation

Experimental Year

  • Reflective Weeks (3)
  • Internal Medicine I
  • Internal Medicine II
  • Ambulatory Care 4
  • Ambulatory Care II
  • Advanced Community Pharmacy
  • Advanced Institutional Pharmacy
  • Professional Experience Electives (4)

Tuition fees

Wyoming Resident Students Tution Fees is $ 16,978

Non-Resident Students Tution Fees is $ 30,718

Alumni Students Tution Fees is $ 19,153

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Qualification

  • Collaborate and function effectively with individuals and teams to facilitate optimal outcomes.
  • Communicate effectively with patients, caregivers, pharmacy personnel, other health care professionals, community members, policy makers and administrators.
  • Apply critical thinking, problem solving and scientific reasoning skills to prevent or resolve problems within the practice of pharmacy.
  • Use information technology systems and demonstrate the ability to analyze and interpret any retrieved data or literature to assist in drug information provision, patient care, drug distribution, patient safety and compensation.
  • Design, implement, monitor, evaluate and adjust evidence-based pharmacy care plans which are patient-specific and address health literacy, cultural competency, and behavioral psychosocial issues.
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of compounding, distribution, management, marketing and compensation principles necessary to operate a successful patient-centered pharmacy practice.
  • Perform responsibilitiesin accordance with legal, ethical, social, economic and professional guidelines.
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of conceptsto develop and implement population-specific, evidence-based disease management programs using epidemiologic and pharmacoeconomic data, medication use criteria, medication use review and risk reduction strategies.
  • Demonstrate self-directed learning through ongoing reflection and analysis to identify areas and methods necessary to expand professional knowledge and competence in a changing practice environment.

Career opportunities

  • Medical Laboratory Scientist
  • Clinical Systems Analyst
  • Educator, Forensic Scientist
  • Health Care Administrator
  • Laboratory Manager
  • And more

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University of Wyoming

The University of Wyoming is located in the safe and inviting college town of Laramie, Wyoming. Laramie is a community located about two hours north of the large, metropolitan city of Denver, Colorado. Laramie is nestled in a valley at...


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University of Wyoming

1000E University Avenue
82071 Laramie
USA

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