University of Nebraska Medical Center
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Exceptional Training, Outstanding Results

Designed for Your Success

The College of Pharmacy consistently ranks among the finest in the nation. As part of an academic medical center, we offer outstanding facilities where you'll learn from respected faculty, practitioners and internationally renowned scientists. We develop pharmacists, clinicians and researchers who improve the health of Nebraska and beyond.

Explore Our Programs

We offer a Doctor of Pharmacy degree, two dual degrees and a Pharmaceutical Sciences Graduate Program with options to study for a PhD or MS.

Education Programs

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Expert Training for the PharmD Degree — and Beyond

We prepare students as medication and drug therapy experts, from healthcare management to direct patient care in the clinical setting to discovering and developing new medicines in the lab.

As a pharmacy student at UNMC, you'll learn to apply your knowledge and develop professional skills, abilities and competencies with the guidance of supportive faculty and a close-knit community.

Our research focuses on all aspects of drug discovery, delivery, pharmaceutical and clinical and translation science, which is supported by a diverse community of graduate students.

License to Practice

Completion of the UNMC PharmD program will allow you to sit for the NAPLEX and MPJE licensure examinations.  Note that licensure requirements may vary by state.  Please check with that state's Board of Pharmacy for specific information.

Our students consistently perform above the national average for both exams.  For more information, please see our Graduating Student Profile.


First time passing rate.

Class of UNMC National
2023 97.8% 78.6%
2022 92.3% 77.7%
2021 95.9% 81.8%
2020 100% 86.4%
2019 98.3% 87.1%


Pass rates for all law exams taken by graduates within one calendar year of graduation.

Class of UNMC National
2023 87.5% 74.4%
2022 87.3% 75.7%
2021 90.9% 79.0%
2020 98% 83.1%
2019 92% 82.5%

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