College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

of Ph.D. graduates obtain a first-time position after graduation

Passage rate on the standard pharmacy exam (NAPLEX); above the national average

1 of 19
Schools in the U.S. to offer a B.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences

Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences programs

UToledo — one of the nation's most comprehensive pharmacy schools

Become a pharmacist with a degree from our acclaimed Pharm.D. program. Or find a fulfilling career as a cosmetic chemist, researcher in pharmaceutical sciences or professor. You also can prepare to become a physician, advanced practice nurse or other health professional.

  • Five research-related undergraduate majors with required internship experience
  • The nation’s only bachelor’s degree program in cosmetic science and formulation design
  • A path to medical school
  • Six-year Pharm.D. program with exam passage rates that consistently exceed national averages
  • Internationally known faculty
  • Four master’s programs and two research doctoral programs
  • A real-world healthcare environment that includes our medical center, as well as medical, nursing and pharmacy schools

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Want to become a pharmacist?

We have one of the best Pharm.D. programs in the U.S. Our program is unique. You’ll become a pharmacist in just six years instead of the eight it takes at many other schools.

  • Start out in pre-pharmacy and take one of three pathways into our nationally ranked Pharm.D. program.
  • We don't require the PCAT entrance exam for admission into the Pharm.D. program.
  • Enter the Pharm.D. program after fulfilling your prerequisites from another university.
  • Learn in a state-of-the-art medical environment with peers in other health professions.
  • Be mentored by UToledo pharmacy alumni.

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Cosmetic Science

We offer the only undergraduate degree in cosmetic science and formulation design in the U.S. Study the art, science and business of cosmetics. A required internship and four semesters in the lab give you the hands-on skills employers are looking for. Learn more

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Pharmacy Residency Programs

We offer residency training in hospital pharmacy, managed care, critical care and community pharmacy. Learn more

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Undergraduate Internships

B.S.P.S. students get real-world experience during a 10-week internship in their third year. This makes our program unique. Learn more



Meet Austin Horton

’20, Doctor of Philosophy in Medicinal Chemistry

"UToledo gave me the resources and opportunity to pursue my research and advance my career."

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Meet Margaret Gorz

’19, Bachelor of Science in Cosmetic Science and Formulation

“My job at Estée Lauder is basically my dream job. I didn’t think I could end up there so quickly. But our program really gives us a competitive advantage that makes us stand out. The program helped me pursue my dreams.”

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Last Updated: 7/23/21