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Program Details

How long will it take for me to complete Findlay’s Distance PharmD program?

This innovatively designed program can be completed in 4 years (9 semesters) without any summer courses and includes online coursework (synchronous and asynchronous), (3) one-week campus immersions, an IPPE Internship taking place in July of the P4 year, and experiential learning in clinical settings.

How many start dates does Findlay’s Distance PharmD program have per year?

Findlay intakes its Distance PharmD students one time per year in the fall.

How many credit hours are required for Findlay’s Distance Pharm D program?

This online degree requires 142 credit hours of online coursework (synchronous and asynchronous). Additionally, 300 IPPE hours and at least 1,440 APPE hours of experiential learning are required to graduate.

Is Findlay’s Distance PharmD program 100% online?

The didactic coursework is delivered 100% online, both synchronously and asynchronously. You will also practice vital skills during 3 on-campus immersions for 1 week each May and log a minimum of 1,440 hours of experiential learning in real-world pharmaceutical settings.

Is Findlay’s Distance PharmD faculty experienced?

Yes. Our faculty members are experienced pharmacists and pharmaceutical sciences professionals who use an interactive teaching style and a system-based curriculum to support your personal and professional development.

Are experiential learning services provided?

Yes. A dedicated Findlay Placement Coordinator works with you to secure sites and preceptors near you for your IPPE and APPE hours. Learn more.

Can I apply to the Distance PharmD if I live outside of Ohio?

Students from all states except Colorado, New York, and Puerto Rico are welcome to apply to Findlay’s Distance PharmD program. Please see our State Authorization page for more detailed information.

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