The Pharm.D. program extends over six years of study with a total of 201 credits to complete, including two years of pre-pharmacy followed by four professional years (P1, P2, P3 and P4) of pharmacy education.
Professional Year 4 Curriculum (27 credits)
The P4 curriculum applies only to Pharm.D. students. It encompasses all the Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences (APPEs) that include nine clerkship rotations of which four are required and five are electives for a total of 1,440 hours. The four required APPEs are conducted in the United States or its territories or possessions (District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico, and U.S. Virgin Islands). All APPEs are conducted after students have successfully completed all didactic, laboratory and practical (IPPEs) course work during the first three professional years.
|PHA673||Inpatient/Acute Care General Medicine||3|
The elective APPEs are selected from any of the following choices of course number PHA650:
|Cardiology/Coronary Care Unit||3|
Academic Rules and Procedures
In addition to LAU’s undergraduate academic rules and procedures, a Pharm.D. student must complete all P4 courses with a minimum letter grade C.