College of Pharmacy

7 Greenhouse Road Kingston, RI 02881 – Office: 401.874.2761 Fax: 401.874.2181

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The University of Rhode Island Doctor of Pharmacy program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.

Academic Programs

Joint Degree Programs

Doctor of Pharmacy/Master of Science

We offer a joint program that allows you the opportunity to pursue the Master of Science degree while studying for the Doctor of Pharmacy degree. You may elect to study in any one of the four specialization areas described in the graduate program:

This program is for you if you are a highly-qualified and motivated student who is interested in simultaneously pursuing the Pharm.D. and M.S. degrees. You will be expected to complete the Pharm.D. program requirements, as well as all additional credits required for the M.S. degree. You will also complete a research project, and write and defend a thesis.

If you are enrolled in the Doctor of Pharmacy program, you are eligible to apply for admission to this joint degree program in the first semester of your first professional year (by May 1st). The following are required at that time:

  • Statement of purpose
  • Resume
  • Two letters of recommendation

Credits taken for the masters degree are billed at the graduate course rate.

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