School of Pharmacy

School of Pharmacy

Pharmacy Excellence with Christ-like Compassion

Whether you’re interested in prepharmacy or ready to earn your Doctor of Pharmacy degree, you’ll be equipped to serve as an exceptional pharmacist with Christlike compassion.

You’ll graduate Fully Prepared. For His Purpose. 

Becoming a Pharmacist

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The Cedarville Pharm.D.

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Costs and Scholarships

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Research Opportunities

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Co-curricular Programming

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Center for Pharmacy Innovation

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Teaching Pharmacy

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By the Numbers

Average Class Size

Among the lowest in US pharmacy schools, by design

2020 First-Time NAPLEX (national licensing exam) Pass Rate

Graduation Rate

Percent of Pharm.D. students who earn their degree in 4 years

Minority Representation, PharmD Class of 2024

Cross Cultural Mission Trip Participation

Residency Match Rate

#2 among 143 US pharmacy schools

Becoming a Pharmacist. Choose Your Admission Path.

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Direct Entry Path – 0+6 or 0+7

Gain direct admission from high school and earn your PharmD in 6 or 7 years.

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Transfer Prepharmacy Path

Transfer to Cedarville University from another accredited university to complete your pharmacy prerequisites.

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Professional Pharmacy Path

Gain admission to the 4-year, PharmD program after completing your pharmacy prerequisites at another accredited university.

Hear From Our Students

As a student in Cedarville’s pharmacy school in Ohio, you will experience the dynamic environment of 21st-century healthcare from a Christian perspective; be challenged to problem-solve and apply your knowledge and experience to treat the whole person; benefit from interprofessional collaboration with Cedarville’s other well-regarded health programs, including nursing, allied health, and the sciences; and receive 1,740 hours of comprehensive training in hospitals, pharmacies, clinics, rural settings, and research labs — in the U.S. and overseas. You will gain pharmacy experience in every conceivable setting. Cedarville’s School of Pharmacy is ready to help you achieve your educational and professional goals!


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Prepared for a Future in Pharmacy

A recent Doctor of Pharmacy graduate shares how the Cedarville University School of Pharmacy prepared him well for his residency and beyond.

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Using Pharmacy on Mission for Christ

A recent Pharm.D. graduate shares how Cedarville's School of Pharmacy gave her intentional opportunities to use pharmacy as a ministry to serve others and reach the world for Jesus Christ.

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Learning Through a Teaching Pharmacy

A recent Pharm.D. grad explains how being part of a local teaching pharmacy is preparing students with real-world learning opportunities.

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Innovation in Pharmacy

A professional pharmacy student explains how innovative experiences within the School of Pharmacy is helping prepare him for a future career in pharmacy.

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Prepared Well for Residency

A recent Pharm.D. grad explains how excellent preparation from the School of Pharmacy helps students far surpass the national residency match rate.

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Service Opportunities Through Pharmacy

A current professional pharmacy student explains how service opportunities are woven throughout Cedarville's School of Pharmacy.

More Video Resources

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M.B.A. Testimonial – Cora Duran

Pharm.D./M.B.A. student Cora Duran explains why a Cedarville M.B.A. will add significant value to her pharmacy career.

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Center for Pharmacy Innovation

Cedarville University's Center for Pharmacy Innovation seeks to advance the profession of pharmacy by developing novel approaches to patient care and expanding pharmacists' roles as part of a collaborative healthcare team.

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Opioids: A National Crisis

Cedarville hosted a town hall addressing the national opioid epidemic, welcoming politicians, healthcare professionals, and first responders to discuss this important topic.

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The Uses of a New Antibody

Dr. Rocco Rotello explains the development of a new antibody which could help treat vascular diseases, diabetes, and more.

Cedarville Pharmacy In the News

Dr. McKenzie (Shenks) Grinalds

Professor Begins Two-Year Drug Research Project

Dr. McKenzie Grinalds, assistant professor of pharmacy practice, was recently selected to participate in the American College of Clinical Pharmacists Foundation’s (ACCP’s) Mentored Research Investigator Training (MeRIT) program.
Pharmacy students Erin Ballentine, Chrissy Capo, Abby Woodard and Rachael Tollerton pose following the HQIC competition

Mental Health Screening Earns Innovation Honors for Pharmacy Students

Students from Cedarville University’s School of Pharmacy finished third in the Healthcare Quality Innovation Challenge (HQIC), a national competition focused on using technology to improve pharmacy services.
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Encouraging Women in STEM: Cedarville Students Win Scholarships

Mikayla Morris, a first-year professional pharmacy, and Rebekah Porter, an incoming freshman electrical engineering student, were both recently awarded the Horizons STEM Scholarship by the Greater Ohio Valley chapter of Women in Defense (WID).
Jared Vega administering the COVID vaccine at a University Hospital clinic in Cleveland, Ohio

Pharmacy Alum Promotes Postgraduate Education

Cedarville University 2020 pharmacy graduate Dr. Jared Vega has been accepted into the American College of Clinical Pharmacy’s (ACCP) National Resident Advisory Committee.