Answer your calling to care through pharmacy
While the Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) remains our primary degree option, McWhorter School of Pharmacy currently offers five dual degree options which allows you to customize you degree to align with your interests or career aspirations. These dual degree programs may have additional admission requirements.
Admission to the McWhorter School of Pharmacy is based on merit. For complete details on the application process and all of the required documentation, follow the links below.
Doctor of Pharmacy
Earn your Pharm.D. in a matter of four years through our in-person program. We allow students to customize their degree through elective courses, research, global engagement, dual degrees and certificate programs.
We are one of only size pharmacy schools in the United States to offer this unique set of dual degrees.
Pharm.D./Master of Business Administration
Having a sound understanding of business practices can provide compelling advantages to a person’s career. Our Doctor of Pharmacy/Master of Business Administration is a dual program with Samford’s Brock School of Business, designed to give students solid business skills that complement one’s pharmacy degree.
Pharm.D./Master of Public Health
While each pharmacist can provide personal care to individual patients, pharmacists also have the ability to care for entire populations. Our Doctor of Pharmacy/Master of Public Health is a dual program with Samford’s School of Public Health, designed to provide you with public health skills that complement your pharmacy degree.
Pharm.D./Master of Science in Health Informatics
Data gathering and analysis are essential components of the health care process, necessary to make evidence-based decisions and provide optimal patient care. Pharmacists significantly contribute to this process by being an expert in the usage of health information and data. Our Doctor of Pharmacy/Master of Science in Health Informatics is a dual program with Samford’s School of Public Health.
Pharm.D./Master of Studies in Law with a Concentration in Health Law and Policy
Expand your health care knowledge to gain marketable expertise in the fields of compliance, human resources, insurance and healthcare administration. Students can earn a Master of Studies in Law with a concentration in Health Law and Policy with Cumberland School of Law at the same time they are pursuing their Pharm.D.
Pharm.D. with a Graduate Business Minor
Along with the school’s dual degrees, students also have the opportunity to simultaneously earn a graduate minor in business through Samford’s Brock School of Business.