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FDU's School of Pharmacy

New Jersey's First Pharmacy School Associated with a Private University

Located in the heart of the U.S. pharmaceutical industry, Fairleigh Dickinson University's School of Pharmacy in Morris County, New Jersey, is unveiling a dynamic curriculum incorporating technology, a global perspective, and multiple master's degree options.

The time is right for an innovative approach to pharmacy education because revolutionary developments are changing the field. The role of the pharmacist is expanding following health care reform legislation and the advent of personalized medicine. Pharmacists are increasingly charged with roles of medication safety experts, public health officials, scientists, clinicians, communicators, managers, and patient advocates across many areas of the health care community.

Only the second pharmacy school in the state of New Jersey, FDU's School of Pharmacy offers a variety of classroom, lab, and experiential opportunities to meet the learning styles of today's students and prepare them for exciting and successful careers in the 21st century.

Contact Information


Administrative Office
Tel: 973-443-8401
Fax: 973-443-8430

Fairleigh Dickinson University
Becton College
Mailstop M-SP1-01
230 Park Avenue
Florham Park, NJ 07932

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The Fairleigh Dickinson University School of Pharmacy has been granted Candidate status by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education, 135 South LaSalle Street, Suite 4100, Chicago, IL 60603, 312-664-3575,

Candidate status: Graduates of a class designated as having Candidate status have the same rights and privileges as graduates of an accredited program.

The granting of Candidate status denotes a developmental program that is expected to mature in accord with stated plans and within a defined time period. Reasonable assurances are expected to be provided that the program may become accredited as programmatic experiences are gained, generally by the time the first class has graduated.