Manchester University Pharmacy Program Bulletin 2018-2019

Pharmacy Program


Doctor of Pharmacy Program
The Manchester University Pharmacy Program is a four-year doctoral program requiring at least two years of pre-pharmacy coursework. The program is an integrated educational environment involving the disciplines of pharmaceutical sciences and pharmacy practice. The program will consist of three years of didactic study, including Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences (IPPE) interwoven into the didactic curriculum sequence, and one year of Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences (APPE) involving six required and four elective rotations. Upon graduation, students will be required to take and pass the North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination (NAPLEX) and the Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE) in order to obtain licensure.

To cultivate graduates of ability and conviction to provide patient-centered care guided by respect for the infinite worth of individuals and dedicated to improve communities by advancing pharmacy education, practice, service and scholarship.

Vision Statement
To improve the human condition through service.


  • We have a deep commitment to integrity.
  • We respect the infinite worth of every individual. Diversity and inclusivity are vital for growth and understanding.
  • We seek excellence in all that we do. We are accepting of new ideas. We create and innovate without fear.
  • We foster personal and professional transformation. It is through learning that we become our better selves.
  • We serve for the betterment of others.
  • We seek and value collaboration and teamwork.

Manchester University’s Doctor of Pharmacy program is fully accredited with the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education, 135 South LaSalle Street, Suite 4100, Chicago, IL 60503; 312/644-3575; FAX 312/664-4652; website