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UAA/ISU Doctor of Pharmacy Program (PharmD)

UAA ISU studentsUniversity of Alaska Anchorage students can now earn a Doctor of Pharmacy degree without leaving the state. UAA's Doctor of Pharmacy Program - a partnership with the Idaho State University College of Pharmacy - is accepting students. ISU has hired program director Dr. Tom Wadsworth, who began work at the UAA College of Health in August 2015.  The on-site faculty and staff utilize state of the art technology to deliver a synchronous multi-site learning experience with live instruction between three equivalent campuses.

The new program is a collaboration between the UAA Alaska Center for Rural Health and Health Workforce, Alaska Pharmacists Association, UAA College of Health and ISU College of Pharmacy

For more information, visit the UAA/ISU Doctor of Pharmacy Program website, call (907) 786-6553, or stop by the program office located in the UAA Professional Studies Building, Suite 113.

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Distance Pathway

An agreement between the University of Alaska Anchorage and University of Alaska (UAA/UA) and Creighton University School of Pharmacy and Health Professions (SPAHP) provides for SPAHP to reserve seats in the entering (P1) distance education pharmacy class. Up to five seats for first-year distance students are offered to UAA/UA students or Alaska residents who meet the eligibility criteria and other admission requirements for this program.

Please refer to the SPAHP Doctor of Pharmacy - Distance Pathway web site for more information about prerequisites, curriculum, and application. The application process for this program is the same as for any other Creighton pharmacy applicants.

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