Programs of Study

The LAU School of Pharmacy offers two professional degrees:

  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Pharmacy

  • Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.)

Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy

The B.S. in Pharmacy program extends over five academic years including two years of pre-pharmacy and three professional years (P1, P2, and P3) of pharmacy education. After receiving the B.S. in Pharmacy, a student may apply for admission to the fourth professional year (P4) leading to the Pharm.D. degree. Successful completion of the B.S. in Pharmacy program qualifies graduating students to sit for the National Competency Assessment Examination (Colloquium) in Lebanon.

Doctor of Pharmacy

The Pharm.D. program extends over six academic years including two years of pre-pharmacy and four professional years (P1, P2, P3 and P4) of pharmacy education. Successful completion of the Pharm.D. program qualifies graduating students to sit for the North American Pharmacy Licensure Examination (NAPLEX) in the United States.

Programs Detail

Curricular Philosophy

“To provide students with excellent education in biomedical, pharmaceutical, social, behavioral, administrative and clinical sciences that is sequentially delivered at the appropriate depth and breadth. The curriculum employs various teaching methods that emphasize active learning, interprofessional education and practice, and addresses diverse student learning abilities that maximize students’ problem solving skills and the pursuit of lifelong learning. It also equips graduates with the necessary competencies, skills and values to successfully practice in diverse fields of pharmacy and become socially responsible leaders in the profession.”