PharmD | Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Doctor of Pharmacy

Thrive as the medication expert on the health care team, with a versatile career and unlimited earning potential by completing the TTUHSC pharmacy degree program.

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Unparalleled Pharmacy Training

We believe that experience is the best teacher. This is why we require an array of rotation experiences, equipping our students with the breadth of knowledge that compliments their classroom learning. This experience creates an unparalleled education for our students. Our graduates are better prepared and equipped to begin their professional journey in any pharmacy practice area or residency.


Our curriculum prepares students with a strong foundation in science with hands-on clinical experience, equipping our students with the skills and experience needed to work in the dynamic world of pharmacy.

Unique experiences focused on current  health care needs
  • Geriatric and Pediatric Pharmacotherapy and Rural and Underserved Population Experiences 
  • Largest PharmD / MBA program in the country
  • Joint training opportunities in Public Health and Veterinary Medicine
Variety of teaching and learning opportunities
  • Team-taught courses combining the expertise of basic science and clinical faculty
  • Extensive use of simulation, hands-on learning and opportunities for student-led independent study
  • Four years of Inter-professional education experiences
Robust and diverse curriculum
  • Year 1 – Foundational sciences with an early introduction to pharmacy practice
  • Year 2 – Emphasis on clinical sciences, therapeutics and pharmacy operations with community outreach-based practice
  • Year 3 – Emphasis on therapeutics and pharmacy operations with half-day introductory clinical rotations
  • Year 4 – Direct patient care in advanced pharmacy practice rotations

Cutting Edge Facilities

Pharmacy is a dynamic field where advances in medicine and technology continually challenge pharmacists to approach their profession with innovation and a passion for learning. For this reason, we equip all of our campuses with state-of-the art compounding and sterile IV labs. Students have the opportunity to work with anatomage tables allowing them to interact with anatomy in countless applications without the limitations of traditional methods.

Vast career opportunities such as:

  • Community Pharmacists
  • Hospital Pharmacists
  • Clinical Specialists
  • Nuclear Pharmacist
  • Pharmaceutical Sales & Marketing
  • Pharmacy Academics
  • Professional Associations 
  • Compounding Pharmacist
  • Drug Regulatory Affairs
  • Medication Safety
  • Publications
  • Research & Development  
  • Medical Communications


Application Open
December 1
Priority Admission Deadline & Deadline for International Applicants
June 1
Final Applications Deadline

Required Education: 65 hours of prerequisite coursework.




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