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.

There are differences in the Degree Requirements for the Class of 2025 and the Class of 2024. Please see applicable curriculum listed below.

Degree requirements: Graduating Class of 2025

First Professional Year Fall (P1)

Course Title Credits
PHRM 6100 Foundations in Pharmaceutical Sciences: Medicinal Chemistry, Pharmacology 3
PHRM 6101 Foundations in Basic Biomedical Sciences: An Introduction to Pathology / Pathophysiology / Microbiology / Immunology 4
PHRM 6200 Introduction to Pharmacokinetics 2
PHRM 6201 Physical Pharmacy 2
PHRM 6211 Pharmaceutical Calculations I 1
PHRM 6300 Evidence Based Practice I 2
PHRM 6401 Professional Pharmacy Practice I: Health Care Delivery 2
PHRM 6700 Pharmacy Beyond the Curriculum: Foundations in Pharmacy Education 0

First Professional Year Spring (P1)

Course Title Credits
PHRM 6102 Integrated Pharmacotherapy: Gastrointestinal 2
PHRM 6104 Integrated Pharmacotherapy: Cardiology/Pulmonary I 3
PHRM 6111 Integrated Pharmacotherapy I: Conceptual Connections and Patient Care 2
PHRM 6202 Applied Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics 3
PHRM 6203 Genetics and Pharmacogenomics 2
PHRM 6212 Pharmaceutical Calculations II 1
PHRM 6402 Professional Pharmacy Practice II: Communication in Health Care 2
PHRM 6701 Pharmacy Beyond the Curriculum: Foundations in Pharmacy Education 1

Second Professional Year Fall (P2)

Course Title Credits
PHRM 7105 Integrated Pharmacotherapy: Neurology/Psychiatry/ Anesthesiology 4
PHRM 7106 Integrated Pharmacotherapy: Infectious Disease 4
PHRM 7111 Integrated Pharmacotherapy II: Conceptual Connections and Patient Care 2
PHRM 7201 Dosage Forms and Drug Delivery Systems I 2
PHRM 7300 Evidence Based Practice II 3
PHRM 7700 Pharmacy Beyond the Curriculum: Expanding Horizons 0
  Elective 3

Second Professional Year Spring (P2)

Course Title Credits
PHRM 7107 Integrated Pharmacotherapy: Cardiology/Pulmonary II 4
PHRM 7108 Integrated Pharmacotherapy: Endocrine/Urinary Tract/Renal and Reproductive Health 4
PHRM 7112 Integrated Pharmacotherapy III: Conceptual Connections and Patient Care 2
PHRM 7202 Dosage Forms and Drug Delivery Systems II 2
PHRM 7303 Evidence Based Practice III 3
PHRM 7701 Pharmacy Beyond the Curriculum: Expanding Horizons 1
  Elective 3

Third Professional Year Fall (P3)

Course Title Credits
PHRM 8109 Integrated Pharmacotherapy: Immunologic, Rheumatologic, and Hematologic Disorders 3
PHRM 8110 Integrated Pharmacotherapy: Oncology 3
PHRM 8111 Integrated Pharmacotherapy IV: Conceptual Connections and Patient Care 2
PHRM 8302 Public Health for Pharmacists 2
PHRM 8321 Health Care Ethics and Team Decision-Making 1
PHRM 8322 Professional Pharmacy Practice III: Pharmacy Practice Law 2
PHRM 8700 Pharmacy Beyond the Curriculum: Preparing Practitioners 0
  Elective 3
  Elective 3

Third Professional Year Spring (P3)

Course Title Credits
PHRM 8112 Integrated Pharmacotherapy V: Conceptual Connections and Patient Care  2
PHRM 8121 Integrated Pharmacotherapy: Critical Care and Toxicology 2
PHRM 8122 Integrated Pharmacotherapy: OTC Preparations/Self-Care/Dermatology/Special Populations 4
PHRM 8301 Pharmacoeconomics and Health Outcomes 2
PHRM 8402 Professional Pharmacy Practice IV: Pharmacy Leadership and Management 2
PHRM 8701 Pharmacy Beyond the Curriculum: Preparing Practitioners 1
  Elective 3
  Elective 3

Fourth Professional Year

PHRM 9900 Pharmacy Capstone I (Fall) 1
Core APPE    
PHRM 9101 APPE I- Community 5
PHRM 9102 APPE II- Institutional 5
PHRM 9103 APPE III- Ambulatory Care 5
PHRM 9104 APPE IV- Acute Care/Internal Medicine 5
PHRM 9901 Pharmacy Capstone II (Spring) 2
Elective APPE    
PHRM 9XXX Elective 5
PHRM 9XXX Elective 5
PHRM 9XXX Elective 5
PHRM 9XXX Elective 5

Degree requirements: Graduating Class of 2024

First Professional Year Fall (P1)

Course Title Credits
PHRM 6100 Foundations in Pharmaceutical Sciences: Pharmacology, Medicinal Chemistry, Pharmacokinetics 4
PHRM 6101 Foundations in Integrated Pharmacotherapy: An introduction to Pathophysiology, Genetics, Microbiology, and Delivery of Care 3
PHRM 6201 Pharmaceutics I: Physical Pharmacy 3
PHRM 6211 Pharmaceutical Calculations I 1
PHRM 6301 Medical Communication and Technical Writing 2
PHRM 6321 Pharmacy Practice Law 2
PHRM 6401 Professional Pharmacy Practice I: Health Care Delivery 3
PHRM 6700 Pharmacy Beyond the Curriculum: Foundations in Pharmacy Education 0

First Professional Year Spring (P1)

Course Title Credits
PHRM 6102 Integrated Pharmacotherapy II: Gastrointestinal 3
PHRM 6103 Integrated Pharmacotherapy III: Dermatology, Over the Counter Remedies, Self- Care 3
PHRM 6104 Integrated Pharmacotherapy IV: Cardiology & Pulmonology I 3
PHRM 6111 Integrated Pharmacotherapy II-IV: Conceptual Connections and Patient Care 2
PHRM 6202 Pharmaceutics II: Oral Dosage Forms and Biopharmaceutics/ Pharmacokinetics 2
PHRM 6212 Pharmaceutical Calculations II 1
PHRM 6402 Professional Pharmacy Practice II: Communication in Health Care 2
PHRM 6710 Pharmacy Beyond the Curriculum: Foundations in Pharmacy Education 1

Second Professional Year Fall (P2)

PHRM 7105 Integrated Pharmacotherapy V: Neurology, Psychiatry, Anesthesiology 4
PHRM 7106 Integrated Pharmacotherapy VI: Infectious Disease 4
PHRM 7111 Integrated Pharmacotherapy V & VI: Conceptual Connections and Patient Care 2
PHRM 7201 Pharmaceutics III: Dosage Forms and Compounding 2
PHRM 7301 Biostatistics 2
PHRM 7401 Professional Pharmacy Practice III: Drug Information, Informatics and Toxicology 2
PHRM 7700 Pharmacy Beyond the Curriculum: Expanding Horizons 0
  Elective 3

Second Professional Year Spring (P2)

     
PHRM 7107 Integrated Pharmacotherapy VII: Cardiology, Pulmonology and Eye Disorders 4
PHRM 7108 Integrated Pharmacotherapy VIII: Endocrine, Urinary Tract, Reproductive Health 4
PHRM 7112 Integrated Pharmacotherapy VII-VIII: Conceptual Connection and Patient Care 2
PHRM 7202 Pharmaceutics IV: Sterile Products and Biopharmaceuticals 2
PHRM 7302 Epidemiology and Study Design Evaluation 3
PHRM 7701 Pharmacy Beyond the Curriculum: Expanding Horizons 1
     
  Elective 3

Third Professional Year Fall (P3)

PHRM 8109 Integrated Pharmacotherapy IX: Autoimmune Diseases, Rare Diseases and Special Populations 3
PHRM 8110 Integrated Pharmacotherapy X: Hematology/Oncology 3
PHRM 8111 Integrated Pharmacotherapy IX-X: Conceptual Connections and Patient Care 2
PHRM 8302 Public Health and the Global Mission in Pharmacy 2
PHRM 8321 Healthcare Ethics and Team Decision Making 1
PHRM 8700 Pharmacy Beyond the Curriculum: Preparing Practitioners 0
  Elective 3
  Elective 3

Third Professional Year Spring (P3)

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

Fourth Professional Year

PHRM 9900 Pharmacy Capstone I (Fall) 1
Core APPE    
PHRM 9101 APPE I- Community 5
PHRM 9102 APPE II- Institutional 5
PHRM 9103 APPE III- Ambulatory Care 5
PHRM 9104 APPE IV- Acute Care/Internal Medicine 5
PHRM 9901 Pharmacy Capstone II (Spring) 2
Elective APPE    
PHRM 9XXX Elective 5
PHRM 9XXX Elective 5
PHRM 9XXX Elective 5
PHRM 9XXX Elective 5

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