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What is the difference between these degrees?
Both of our programs are advanced degrees but they are for different career paths.
The Doctor of Pharmacy program is a professional degree for students pursuing a career as a clinical pharmacist. This program prepares student pharmacists to provide direct patient care in multiple health care settings. Some career options for pharmacists include: ambulatory care, community pharmacy, compounding, and pharmacy management.
The Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences is a Doctor of Philosophy degree that is focused on research. This program prepares pharmaceutical scientists dedicated to the promotion of human health and wellness.