Earn Your Pharm.D. Online From St. John Fisher College

Preparing Pharmacists for Lives of Intellectual, Professional, and Civic Integrity

Recognized as a leader in the field of pharmacy, the Wegmans School of Pharmacy at St. John Fisher College offers the Fisher Pharm.D. Online program that prepares students to be pharmacists of distinction. Grounded in the sciences, the clinically oriented hybrid Pharm.D. pathway provides an experiential, student-centered approach to education with clinical rotations and medical outreach opportunities.

New York’s First Pharm.D. Online


Service is central to the Wegmans School of Pharmacy mission. As such, we seek candidates who are disciplined, empathetic, and committed to our mission of preparing pharmacists for lives of intellectual, professional, and civic integrity.

Fisher Pharm.D. Online uses the PharmCAS common application, which will open for the 2021 application cycle on August 2, 2020. Our admissions committee reviews applications on a rolling basis and selects the most qualified candidates for an interview.

Admissions Requirements

  • Online application
  • The equivalent of two years, or 62 semester hours, of pre-professional education at an accredited college or university.
  • Official transcripts from all previously attended institutions
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • We are waiving the PCAT requirement for applicants to our upcoming cohort.

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Join Us in 2021

The online Fisher Pharm.D. program has two start dates per year, in May and September.

Classes Start: May 17, 2021
Upcoming Deadline: December 1, 2020
Format: Online with campus immersions and 2,000 hours of clinical rotations1
Credits: 151
Length: 4 years

Empower People for Healthier Lives

Take the first step toward becoming a patient-centered pharmacist. Start your application to the Fisher Pharm.D. Online pathway at the Wegmans School of Pharmacy at St. John Fisher College today.

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Our program offers a first-class pharmacy education with a strong foundation in the sciences and practice-oriented instruction. During four years of professional study, students will take courses in the pharmaceutical sciences, develop their clinical skills through didactic and group-based coursework, and learn the administrative aspects of pharmacy and health care while emphasizing professionalism, integrity, and diversity.

  • Courses encompass both didactic and experiential learning.
  • Experiential learning accounts for more than 30% of the curriculum.
  • On-campus immersions and clinical rotations at pharmacy locations in their communities empower students for patient-centered work.1
  • Service opportunities both locally and globally prepare students to work with underserved communities.

Courses are taught by faculty members who are experts in the field and bring their own valuable experiences to the classroom. Upon graduation, students will have the necessary abilities they need to prepare to work in any professional pharmacy setting.

151 Total Credits

6 Elective Credits

6 Immersions

11 Clinical Rotations

Why Fisher Pharm.D. Online?

At the Wegmans School of Pharmacy at St. John Fisher College, we make teaching a priority, promoting excellence in the classroom. Our online classes are kept small, so all students receive the personalized attention they deserve.

  • With a knowledge rate of 95%, graduates from the Wegmans School of Pharmacy Class of 2018 reported 100% employment.
  • St. John Fisher College's Pharm.D. graduates rank in the top 10% of NAPLEX and MPJE pass rates nationally, with the highest pass rates in the state of New York.2
  • Wegmans School of Pharmacy has partnerships with many major health systems in the U.S., facilitating unique placement opportunities for students.

The on-campus and online Doctor of Pharmacy program pathways at St. John Fisher College are recognized by the New York State Education Department (NYSED) and accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) through June 30, 2024.

The online Doctor of Pharmacy program at St. John Fisher College is designed to meet the eligibility requirements for graduates to sit for the North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination (NAPLEX), the Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE), and the Part III: Written and Practical (Compounding) Exam in the state of New York. Other states may have additional requirements, and students are encouraged to research the requirements specific to their resident state if seeking licensure outside of New York.

Prepare to Become a Licensed Pharmacist

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1Due to COVID-19, immersions will be held in a virtual format until further notice, and hands-on activities will be shifted to later immersions so students do not miss any content. Return to footnote reference
2Pharmacy Graduate Rates and Outcomes, sjfc.edu (Employment data comes from 2017 and 2018 on-campus graduates. Exam data comes from 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019 on-campus graduates) Return to footnote reference