PharmD Program Overview

A focus on interprofessional, team-based learning
Two students preparing immunizations


As one of five schools at The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth, HSC College of Pharmacy produces professionals who embrace a team-based approach in caring for patients.

The program prepares student pharmacists for the future of pharmacy and cultivates leaders in healthcare through a student-centered learning experience, an innovative curriculum delivered by nationally acclaimed faculty, and collaborative interprofessional and experiential training.


The PharmD curriculum consists of:

PY1: 40 credit hours + 100 hours of Community Pharmacy Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences (IPPE)

PY2: 35 credit hours (+ Electives) + 100 hours of Hospital Pharmacy Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences (IPPE)

PY3: 32 credit hours (+ Electives)

PY4: 42 credits – Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences (APPE)

View the curriculum here.


The UNT System College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education, 190 South LaSalle Street, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60603-3499, Phone 312/644-3575; Fax 866/228-2631, web site

View Accreditation and Quality Indicators.

Accepted Students

Once students are accepted into the PharmD program, resources are available through the Office of Student Development here.