First Professional Year (P1) Doctor of Pharmacy

Pharmacists are playing an expanded and vital role in health care. Apply into our Professional Doctor of Pharmacy program today. Help redefine the role of what it means to be a pharmacist.

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When you earn your Pharm.D. degree from ACPHS, you're joining a successful network of pharmacists who are positively impacting the wellness of their communities. Between hundreds of pharmacy rotation options, including many across the globe, research opportunities with faculty and an 87% NAPLEX pass-rate (above the national average), we prepare our students for successful careers after graduation.

Students who have successfully completed all or some of the pharmacy prerequisites can apply directly into the first professional year (P1) of the Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) program. Those students who have outstanding prerequisites and wish to enter at the first or second year of the pre-pharmacy stage can apply as a transfer student at the College's Albany, NY campus.

This program is offered at both the Albany, NY and Colchester, VT campuses. Refer to the link below for detailed application instructions.


Value-Added College in the Nation
77% of the 2018 Pharm.D. class secured a job two months BEFORE graduation
Average salary ten years after attending: $124,700
of the 2017 Pharm.D. Class passed the NAPLEX exam on their first attempt