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.

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 September cohort.

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Join Us This Fall

The online Fisher Pharm.D. program has one start date per year, in September.

Upcoming Deadline: May 15, 2020
Orientation Begins: August 31, 2020
Classes Start: September 8, 2020
Format: Online with campus immersions and 2,000 hours of clinical rotations
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.
  • 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.

  • One hundred percent of Wegmans School of Pharmacy graduates from 2017 and 2018 who reported are currently employed.1
  • Graduates of the Wegmans School of Pharmacy consistently outperform their peers nationally in licensing examinations and residency placements.1
  • Wegmans School of Pharmacy has partnerships with many major health systems in the U.S., facilitating unique placement opportunities for students.

The Doctor of Pharmacy program at St. John Fisher College is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) through June, 2024.

The online pathway is pending authorization from ACPE.

Online Pathway Anticipated Start Date: September 2020 (Pending NYSED approval and authorization from ACPE at its June 2020 meeting).

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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1Pharmacy 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