Touro College of Pharmacy, located in New York City, is a four year Doctor of Pharmacy program. The College is ideally situated in the Harlem community of Manhattan, home to a large number of health care facilities, community organizations focused on health, and an area rich in cultural heritage and diversity. Our location offers the advantage of an abundance of opportunities for student learning and career development.
Since opening the doors to its Harlem campus in 2008, the Touro College of Pharmacy has offered a truly unique educational experience. The College emphasizes hands-on learning, with extensive rotation practice experience and service to the community. Touro’s exceptional, 2.5+1.5 curriculum-based education sets it apart, providing students 9 rotations and extended opportunities to put learning into practice. Beyond that, Touro is the pharmacy school focused on public health, cultural awareness, and community outreach. Small classes maximize personalized instruction. Students’ futures comes first, with many opportunities to work closely with knowledgeable and skilled faculty, and network with a variety of health care providers.
The Doctor of Pharmacy degree program at Touro is uniquely composed of five semesters of classroom experiences and 9 rotations of professional practice, placing us amongst the few colleges of pharmacy with the most experiential education. Students receive individualized attention through small classes and a highly qualified faculty who are accessible and available to meet with students and provide one-on-one sessions.
Courses in biological sciences, biomedical sciences, public health, pharmaceutical sciences, clinical sciences, and pharmacy practice form an essential part of the curriculum. The experiential years of our curriculum are designed to provide community-based education in health care facilities, public health agencies, and advocacy experiences.
The core values of the Touro College of Pharmacy reflect a commitment to providing educational and professional opportunities and fostering access to underserved populations. With a class size of a maximum of 100 students per year and a program focus on communication, community engagement, population health, and leadership skills, our graduates will be highly sought after by the employment community.
While a bachelor’s degree is preferred, it is no longer required. We do require you to complete a minimum of 67 credits of undergraduate classes and meet the pre-professional coursework.
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