Academic Pharmacy Programs

With an emphasis on research and learning, our academic programs are focused on furthering your future in pharmacy.

The College of Pharmacy leads the way in pharmacy practice and pharmaceutical sciences in the Southeast, becoming the first pharmacy program in the region to offer the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) degree as its sole professional degree. The College is the top private pharmacy school in the Southeast, according to the latest rankings by U.S. News & World Report.

Our programs

Mercer University’s College of Professional Advancement offers a pre-pharmacy track.

Mercer Pharmacy students


ACPE LogoThe Doctor of Pharmacy program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education, 190 S. LaSalle Street, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60603-4810; p. (312) 664-3575. The College is a member of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy.

Mercer University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).

Institutional Effectiveness

The Office of the Executive Associate Dean oversees continuous improvement activities at the College of Pharmacy including, but not limited to, academic program assessment, institutional research and reporting, and accreditation.

College of Pharmacy

Degree Programs

Doctor of Pharmacy

Our PharmD program is designed to provide the scholastic expertise and clinical acumen necessary to give high-quality patient-centered care in a variety of settings.

Doctor of Philosophy

Our Ph.D. program in pharmaceutical sciences is designed for students seeking teaching and research careers in academic institutions, the pharmaceutical industry and other health-related agencies.

Pharmacy student in lab

Combined Degrees

For students who are interested in earning two degrees concurrently, we offer four combined degree programs — PharmD/PhD, PharmD/MBA, PharmD/MPH and PharmD/MS.