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Become the pharmacist of the future.

Pharmacy School at the Medical College of Wisconsin

Innovative Three-Year Doctor of Pharmacy Program

The MCW Pharmacy School will prepare you to become the pharmacist of the future, fulfilling the increasing demand for pharmacists capable of providing a broader range of patient care services. As one of the few pharmacy schools in the country offering a three-year Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) degree located on an academic medical center, MCW’s Pharmacy School will provide you with the experience you need to be an innovator and an advocate for providing greater access to primary and preventative care for patients. You’ll gain early and extensive exposure to a variety of clinical settings and world-class research across a range of specialties. 

Now Accepting Applications for the 2025-2026 School Year

Apply on PharmCAS by June 2, 2025
The school year for the Class of 2028 begins on Monday, July 7, 2025
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Our accelerated three-year Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program provides students with early access to clinical experiences, hands-on training in advanced practice skills such as physical assessment and interprofessional education experiences with a variety of other healthcare professionals and students. You'll also experience a supportive learning environment with small class sizes and an encouraging faculty and staff dedicated to helping you achieve your career goals.  Learn more about our PharmD programTake the first step toward your pharmacy education at MCW
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Preparing for a Career in Pharmacy

The Medical College of Wisconsin Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program prepares graduates for a range of rewarding career opportunities. Learn about the diverse job prospects, salary and benefits, and post-graduate training MCW students can expect.
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2023 Academic Year in Review


  • 92% overall postgraduate training rate

  • MCW Pharmacy School students rank in top 10 during national clinical skills competition

  • 380 flu immunizations administered by students and faculty

  • Students engage with community through health screenings and clinic for uninsured patients
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Undergraduate Dual-Degree Program

At MCW, you can earn your Bachelor of Science (BS) or Bachelor of Arts (BA) and Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) in 6 years through the Undergraduate Dual-Degree Program. The MCW School of Pharmacy has dual-degree partnerships with 13 Wisconsin institutions.

Start your healthcare career sooner! That means additional years of valuable work experience you can add to your resume, plus earning a projected six-figure salary instead of paying tuition.

MCW Pharmacy School Partners

As a student in MCW’s Pharmacy School, you will benefit from working as a team with physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals through our clinical partners at some of the top facilities in the country, including:


Froedtert Hospital and Froedtert Health

Pharmacy students on clinical rotations at Froedtert Hospital, a Level I trauma center, learn from pharmacists in specialized areas who see complex patient cases.

Children's Wisconsin

Children's Wisconsin

During clinical rotations at Children’s Wisconsin, pharmacy students gain experience performing calculations for body weight or body surface area dosing, assist with total parenteral nutrition and more.

Clement J Zablocki VA Medical Center

Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center

Pharmacy students gain experience in the VA’s unique practice setting, where pharmacists have a scope of practice allowing them to independently prescribe medications. 

  • Requirements

    Interested in pursuing your pharmacy career at the MCW Pharmacy School? View more information on the application process and eligibility, including Requirements for International Students. 

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  • Curriculum

    The MCW Pharmacy School offers an innovative model of pharmacy education, preparing you to provide high quality healthcare in both urban and rural settings.

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  • Accreditation

    The MCW School of Pharmacy has been granted full Accreditation status by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

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  • About Us

    Our goal is to transform healthcare through the advancement of innovative pharmacy practice and patient care models

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Contact Us

MCW Pharmacy School
8701 Watertown Plank Rd.
Milwaukee, WI 53226
(414) 955-7476

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