The UF College of Pharmacy mission is to promote the health and welfare of the citizens of Florida and the Nation by preparing graduates in Pharmacy to take independent professional responsibility for the outcome of drug therapy in patients. Graduates have the scientific and cultural background necessary to assume leadership roles in the profession and the community.The College develops and maintains a curriculum of sufficient length and quality to be consistent with the profession’s concept of pharmaceutical care, with respect to American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy and the Center for the Advancement for Pharmaceutical Education Guidelines.
The University of Florida College of Pharmacy, the oldest college in the UF Health Science Center, was established in 1923. Today, the college is ranked among the top colleges and schools of pharmacy in the nation. In keeping with the University of Florida mission, the college is dedicated to excellence in pharmacy research, service, and educational programs enhanced through online technologies.
The college prepares students who seek academic training and degrees in professional practice and graduate research areas. The doctor of pharmacy degree is offered to students in four Florida cities, and also to working pharmacists with bachelor’s degrees across the United States.
The college is accredited through the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education, the national agency for the accreditation of professional degree programs in pharmacy and providers of continuing pharmacy education.