The Fairleigh Dickinson University School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is one of only two degree-granting pharmacy schools in New Jersey, and is the first in the state to be associated with a private university.

The School’s dynamic program of study integrates the very best practices in pharmacy education today.

Degree requirements

Professional Year 1 (P1), Fall Semester

  • PHRM6100 – Foundations in Pharmaceutical Science: Pharmacology, Medicinal Chemistry, Pharmacokinetics (4 credits)
  • PHRM6101 – Foundations in Integrated Pharmacotherapy I – An Introduction to Pathophysiology, Genetics, Microbiology and Delivery of Care (3 credits)
  • PHRM6201 – Pharmaceutics I – Physical Pharmacy (3 credits)
  • PHRM6211 – Pharmaceutical Calculations (1 credit)
  • PHRM6301 – Medical Communication and Technical Writing (2 credits)
  • PHRM6321 – Pharmacy Practice Law  (2 credits)
  • PHRM6401 – Professional Pharmacy Practice I: Health Care Delivery (3 credits)
  • PHRM6700 – Beyond the Curriculum- Foundations in Pharmacy Education (0 credits)

Professional Year 1 (P1), Spring Semester

  • PHRM 6102 – Foundations in Integrated Pharmacotherapy II – Gastrointestinal (3 credits)
  • PHRM 6103 – Integrated Pharmacotherapy III – Dermatology, Over the Counter Remedies and Self Care (3 credits)
  • PHRM 6104 – Integrated Pharmacotherapy IV- Cardiology/ Pulmonology I (3 credits)
  • PHRM 6111 – Integrated Pharmacotherapy II – IV: Conceptual Connections and the Patient Care (2 credits)
  • PHRM 6202 – Pharmaceutics II – Oral Dosage Forms and Biopharmaceutics/Pharmacokinetics (2 credits)
  • PHRM 6212- Pharmaceutical Calculations (1 credit)
  • PHRM 6402 – Professional Pharmacy Practice II: Communication in Health Care (2 credits)
  • PHRM 6701- Beyond the Curriculum- Foundations in Pharmacy Education (1 credit)

Professional Year 1 (P1), Completed in June, July or August

  • PHRM 6501 – Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience I – Community (4 credits)

Professional Year 2 (P2), Fall Semester

  • PHRM 7105 – Integrated Pharmacotherapy V – Neurology, Psychiatry and Anesthesiology (4 credits)
  • PHRM 7106 – Integrated Pharmacotherapy VI – Infectious Diseases (4 credits)
  • PHRM 7111 – Integrated Pharmacotherapy V- VI: Conceptual Connections and the Patient Care (2 credits)
  • PHRM 7201 – Pharmaceutics III- Dosage Forms and Drug Delivery Systems (2 credit)
  • PHRM 7301 – Biostatistics (2 credits)
  • PHRM 7401 – Professional Pharmacy Practice III: Drug Information, Informatics and Toxicology (2 credits)
  • PHRM 7700- Beyond the Curriculum- Expanding Horizons (0 credit)
  • Elective (3 credits)

Professional Year 2 (P2), Spring Semester

  • PHRM 7107 – Integrated Pharmacotherapy VII – Cardiology/ Pulmonology II (4 credits)
  • PHRM 7108 – Integrated Pharmacotherapy VIII – Endocrine, Urinary Tract, Renal, and Reproductive Health (4 credits)
  • PHRM 7112 – Integrated Pharmacotherapy VII – VIII – Conceptual Connections and the Patient Care (2 credits)
  • PHRM 7202 – Pharmaceutics IV – Sterile Products and Biopharmaceuticals (2 credits)
  • PHRM 7302 – Epidemiology and Study Design Evaluation (3 credits)
  • PHRM 7701- Beyond the Curriculum- Expanding Horizons (1 credit)
  • Elective (3 credits)

Professional Year 2 (P2), Completed in January, June, July or August

  • PHRM 7501 – Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience II – Institutional (4 credits)

Professional Year 3 (P3), Fall Semester

  • PHRM 8109 – Integrated Pharmacotherapy IX- Autoimmune System,  Rare Diseases, and Special Populations (3 credits)
  • PHRM 8110 – Integrated Pharmacotherapy X – Hematology/Oncology (3 credits)
  • PHRM 8111 – Integrated Pharmacotherapy I-IX – A Whole System Overview and Effecting Patient Care (2 credits)
  • PHRM 8302- Public Health and the Global Mission of Pharmacy (2 credits)
  • PHRM 8321- Healthcare Ethics and Team Decision Making (1 credit)
  • PHRM 8700- Beyond the Curriculum- Expanding Horizons (0 credit)
  • Elective (6 credits)

Professional Year 3 (P3), Spring Semester

  • PHRM 8112 – Integrated Pharmacotherapy I-X: A Whole System Overview and Effecting Patient Care (2 credits)
  • PHRM 8201 – Pharmacogenomics and Personalized Medicine (2 credits)
  • PHRM 8301 – Pharmacoepidemiology, Pharmacoeconomics and Health Outcomes (3 credits)
  • PHRM 8402 – Professional Pharmacy Practice IV: Pharmacy Leadership and Management (2 credits)
  • PHRM 8701- Beyond the Curriculum- Preparing Practitioners (1 credit)
  • Elective (9 credits)

Professional Year 4 (P4)

  • PHRM 9101 – Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience I: Community (5 credits)
  • PHRM 9102 – Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience II: Institutional (5 credits)
  • PHRM 9103 – Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience III: Ambulatory Care (5 credits)
  • PHRM 9104 – Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience IV – Acute Care (5 credits)
  • PHRM 9201 to 9523: Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience V, VI, VII, VIII: Elective (5 credits each)
  • PHRM 9900 – Pharmacy Capstone (1 credit)
  • PHRM 9901 – Pharmacy Capstone (2 credits)

Course Descriptions