The program is identical at both campuses and all classes have in-person faculty teaching the course (no videoconferencing).
Incoming students are given the opportunity to indicate their campus of choice within the supplemental application and will be considered for that location on a space-available basis.
In the heart of Central Washington, Yakima is the tenth largest city in the state. Located 60 miles southeast of Mount Rainier in the Yakima Valley, the area is the center of the Washington wine and craft brewing industries.
WSU partners with PNWU to offer our Doctor of Pharmacy students the opportunity to learn alongside PNWU’s Doctor of Osteopathy students in an environment that is focused on developing tomorrow’s leaders in innovative and accessible community-centered care. Yakima gives student pharmacists interested in working with rural and underserved populations an ideal learning environment. Class sizes in Yakima are kept small at about 35 students, offering a more personal learning experience.
Spokane is a major health care hub and the largest along the northern corridor of the United States between Minneapolis and Seattle. It offers the latest diagnostic and therapeutic care in all fields of medicine, and boasts four major hospitals. Complete with a rich cultural scene, historic neighborhoods, urban appeal, and easy access to four-season outdoor recreation, Spokane supplies a high quality of life for the nearly half million residents who live in the region.
WSU programs in pharmacy, nursing and medical sciences share Spokane’s University District with Eastern Washington University, Gonzaga University, Whitworth University, and the University of Washington.
= WSU Pharm.D. program & APPE/IPPE locations
= Additional APPE/IPPE locations
APPE/IPPE rotations are also offered in northern California