Doctor of Pharmacy

Become a licensed pharmacist

Meet community health care needs. Pursue your Doctor of Pharmacy degree through a collaborative program.

Take classes at Missouri State in downtown Springfield. Graduate with a University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) PharmD degree.

You'll have a rewarding, high-paying career.

Degree options

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Complete your PharmD degree with three years of classes and one year of practice experiences.

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Reverse transfer

Use your PharmD credits to finish your Missouri State bachelor's degree.

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Careers and outcomes

Pharmacies are the most common workplace, but you'll have other options if you want to branch out.


The UMKC Doctor of Pharmacy program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

ACPE contact info

  • Address: 135 South LaSalle Street, Suite 4100, Chicago, IL 60603.
  • Phone: 312-664-3575
  • Fax: 312-664-4652

ACPE is the national agency for the accreditation of professional degree programs in pharmacy. The UMKC School of Pharmacy Doctor of Pharmacy Program is accredited through June 30, 2024.