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TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy is known nationally as one of the best programs for practice-ready pharmacists in the country. Our students mean everything to us. If you are looking for a student-centered pharmacy program of high caliber to practice at the peak of the profession in any environment, you’ve found your home at TTUHSC.

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Our pharmacy courses prepare you with experiences that lead to adaptability in your career, allowing you to stay current with the latest advances in the field. The courses and clinical experiences gained through our programs are invaluable, with opportunities for future endeavors in the pharmaceutical industry, drug innovations and development, and clinical patient care.




There’s a reason we’re one of the top rated pharmacy schools in the country.

Unrivaled Clinical Training
Students at TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy complete more clinical training than students in most all other pharmacy programs in the country. Required rotations are taught mostly by expert clinical faculty who are integrally linked to our program. The quality and proportion of clinical training prepares students to excel relative to others in the field. 100% of the graduating students in the Class of 2020 agreed that their advanced pharmacy practice experiences were of high quality.
Unwavering Focus on Excellence
TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy is ranked in the top 25% of PharmD programs in the country based on student attainment on major pharmacy assessments and on training. We lead the state in the percentage of graduates who become board-certified specialists. Our graduates compete extremely well in the pharmacy job market where competence and skill carry the day. 98% of the Class of 2020 received a pharmacy job placement within one year of graduation.
Build Your Dreams
Two crucial strengths of our program are the high quality of our faculty and the low student/faculty ratio. Our faculty pioneered top training in several critical fields like ambulatory care, critical care and geriatrics. More than 25% of our students complete joint degree programs like MBA, MS in Public Health or do honors research to further establish their credentials. 90% of the Class of 2021 agreed that they would choose TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy if they had to complete their training again.
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One Program, Endless Opportunities

Our multiple campus and pathway options allow students to choose the learning environment best suited to their needs, and give them the opportunity to learn and interact with experts, faculty and students from all four campuses and beyond.

The traditional pathways allow students to attend classes on any one, or a combination of, our four campuses in Abilene, Amarillo, Dallas and Lubbock for a full-time, traditional campus experience.

The Pioneer Pathway combines distance learning technology for the didactic portion of the curriculum with in-person immersion experiences for the hands-on, clinical portion of the curriculum to create a balanced hybrid learning model. Accreditation of the Doctor of Pharmacy program is affirmed for all pathways through June 30, 2028.


An Exceptional Pharmacy Experience

Students will build a network with faculty and alumni through a variety of experiences.

Residency Programs
  • One of the largest pharmacy programs in the country.
  • The program offers PGY1 community and pharmacy practice as well as multiple PGY2 specialties.
  • Residents gain experience in teaching, precepting, small group facilitation and mentoring.
  • Comprehensive PharmD student preparation and training for the competitive application process.
Graduate Program/Research
  • The PhD and Masters programs cover medicinal chemistry, pharmaceutical sciences and biotechnology.
  • Student positions are supported by competitive stipends.
  • Research-minded PharmD students can complete an honors program in research.
  • TTUHSC - Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy has research grant funding totaling about $6M annually as well as extensive core equipment for imaging, drug analysis and microscopy.
Alumni Organization & Friends
  • The School is immensely proud of our more than 2000 PharmD graduates from Classes of 2000 to 2021. Many of our graduates are state and national pharmacy leaders.
  • We also have more than 200 graduates of the PhD/MS graduate programs and residency programs.
  • At TTUHSC - Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy, we live our cultural values of Kindhearted, Integrity, Visionary, Beyond Service and One Team. They are our life!


  • At the TTUHSC School of Pharmacy, our vision is to become internationally recognized for expanding the pharmacist’s role as a leader in health care by developing models of excellence in patient-centered care and collaborative drug therapy management through an innovative educational curriculum, all while advancing health care and science through cutting-edge research. Come be a part of our vision.

1stLead the state in graduates who become board-certified specialists

25+Years Transforming Pharmacy & Leading Excellence

Top 1/3Schools nationwide in research excellence and recognition

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Phone: (806) 414-9393
Office Hours: 8am-5pm, M-F
Pharmacy Academic Center, 1300 Coulter Ave., Amarillo, TX 79106

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