Twin Cities Campus
Study in a cosmopolitan urban environment with access to world-class arts, theater, recreation and sporting events
Our Twin Cities campus is the only Big Ten campus located in a major urban environment. The resources available to students are unparalleled. Located in Weaver-Densford Hall, the Twin Cities campus offers interprofessional activities with medicine, nursing, dentistry, public health and more. You might be surprised to find out how small the college actually feels with only about 100 students per class. Students tend to think it more as a family than a university.
PharmD Degree Program
Our Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) degree program educates students to become pharmacists who are generalist pharmacy practitioners and prepares them to identify, resolve and prevent drug related problems.
PharmD/MBA Dual Degree Program
Enrolled PharmD students (Duluth and Twin Cities Campus) have the opportunity to become integrated into the Carlson School's prestigious network of business leaders, academics and alumni. PharmD/MBA students will also have the unique experiences offered through the Carlson School's Medical Industry Leadership Institute, which brings together graduate students from across the University of Minnesota to work on healthcare industry problems from the organizational to the political realms.
PharmD/MHI Dual Degree Program
PharmD/MHI Dual Degree Program
Health informatics is an interdisciplinary field that applies computer, information, and cognitive sciences to promote the effective and efficient use and analysis of information to improve the health, well being, and economic functioning of society. There is a critical need to develop information systems that lead to more effective decisions and greater efficiency within the healthcare industry, which coincides directly with the work of pharmacists facilitating medication management, patient safety, and addressing the rising costs of care.
PharmD/MPH Dual Degree Program
The role of today’s pharmacist is evolving into an active participant in managing chronic disease and expanding team-based care to protect the health of our population. Public health pharmacists are involved in advanced pharmacy practice, health policy development, emergency and humanitarian response, global health, and many other areas. This dual degree path offers training in health education, health promotion, policy and population management, and disease prevention interventions.
Postgraduate (PGY-1) Pharmacy Residency Program
The University of Minnesota Postgraduate (PGY-1) Pharmacy Residency Program is a multi-site program focusing on the practice of pharmaceutical care in ambulatory care settings organized around Community Clinic, Rural Health, and Pharmaceutical Care Leadership emphasis areas.
Tour of the College of Pharmacy Twin Cities Campus
Twin Cities Student Video
Clinical Pharmacist in Twin Cities Video
The Academic Health Center (AHC) at the University of Minnesota is composed of six colleges and schools including the College of Pharmacy, the College of Veterinary Medicine, the Medical School, the School of Nursing, the School of Dentistry, the School of Public Health. Students in the Health Sciences programs at the University of Minnesota become aware of the importance in a team approach to health care delivery.
- Minneapolis population: 380,000+
- St. Paul population: 290,000+
- Twin Cities metro population: 3.3 million
- Two very distinct urban cores separated by the Mississippi River make up this metropolis
- Consistently ranked as one of the best places to live in the U.S.
- Hundreds of rivers, lakes, waterfalls, recreation areas, park systems, and trails
- A vibrant place to live with entertainment, culture, recreation, and emphasis on the arts
Our multidisciplinary faculty with expertise in the basic, clinical, social, and behavioral sciences collaborates with colleagues in the Medical School, local and regional health care systems, and across other departments in the Academic Health Center. Students play an important role in research laboratories, and numerous opportunities exist for students who have a desire to gain research experience as an undergraduate, professional, or graduate student.