Medical School

Current Students

At MCW, we are committed to delivering an advanced and engaging pharmacy education experience that will allow you to practice immediately after graduation, with the certifications and knowledge you need to offer point of care testing, medication therapy management, vaccines and other essential patient care services.

Student Resources

Graduation Requirements

Candidates for the Doctor of Pharmacy degree must: 

  1. Complete the required number of professional Doctor of Pharmacy degree credits. 
  2. Complete the courses required in the professional pharmacy curriculum, including the required number of professional electives, selected from the list of approved elective courses. 
  3. Complete the Scholarly Pathways requirements as defined by the Pharmacy School. 
  4. Complete the co-curriculum requirements as defined by the Pharmacy School.
  5. Pay all fees and financial obligations to the institution.
  6. Maintain technical standards for admission, promotion and graduation. 
  7. Be recommended for the degree by the Academic Standing Committee.
  8. Complete the requirements of the Doctor of Pharmacy degree within 5 years of matriculation. 

The requirements for graduation, including policies and specific courses, are subject to periodic review and may be changed from time to time as determined by the MCW Pharmacy School. 

Student Handbook

MCW Pharmacy School Student Handbook (PDF)

This handbook contains information, policies, and procedures specific to students enrolled in the Doctor of Pharmacy program. It is to be used in conjunction with the MCW All Student Handbook which includes information, policies, and procedures that pertain to all students.

Medical College of Wisconsin All Student Handbook (PDF)

This handbook contains information, policies, and procedures for all students enrolled at the Medical College of Wisconsin. It is to be used in conjunction with the MCW Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Handbook, the Medical School Handbook and/or the Pharmacy School Handbook which include information, policies and procedures specific to the schools.

Although every effort has been made to verify the accuracy of information in this publication, the Medical College of Wisconsin reserves the right to make changes to policies and procedures without notice as necessitated by governing authorities or administrative needs. Changes will become effective whenever the proper authorities so determine and will apply to all matriculated students.

Updates and changes are made annually to the handbook. Anyone with suggestions for amending or changing any of the information in this handbook should make those suggestions in writing to the Office of the Registrar.

It is the responsibility of the student to seek out clarification of policies and procedures. 

Campus Safety
The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) prepares and publishes its Annual Campus Safety Report in compliance with the Higher Education Act of 1965, otherwise known as the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act). This report outlines MCW’s security policies and discloses campus crime statistics for the three most recent calendar years.

This report is available to all current and prospective faculty, staff and students. An electronic version of the report can be accessed on the Public Safety website. A paper copy of this report may be obtained by contacting Medical College of Wisconsin, Public Safety, 8701 Watertown Plank Rd., Milwaukee, WI 53226 or by calling (414) 955-8295.

View the MCW Annual Campus Safety Report

Academic and Student Services 

  • Academic Support and Enrichment

    We support student success by assisting with a broad array of student needs and concerns. 

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  • Financial Aid & Tuition

    The philosophy of the Financial Aid Office is to assist every student who seeks financial aid, procure the necessary resources to fulfill their career aspirations, as well as become a valuable asset to society.

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  • Student Inclusion

    Student Inclusion is committed to supporting diversity of all types in medical education as well as recruiting and supporting students and residents who are Underrepresented in Medicine (URM).

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  • Student Records

    The mission of the Office of the Registrar is to maintain a high level of service for past and present students, faculty, and staff members in all schools and programs at the Medical College of Wisconsin, as well as external organizations.

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  • Student Wellness and Student Health Services

     As future physicians, pharmacists, anesthesiologists and scientists who care for others, it is imperative to remember to take care of yourself as well.

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  • MCW Libraries

    The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) provides an extensive listing of library resources for our students, faculty, clinical and educational partners, as well as the public, including books, journals, articles, databases and much more.

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Contact Us

For more information, please contact us.

MCW Pharmacy School
8701 Watertown Plank Rd.
Milwaukee, WI 53226

(414) 955-7476

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