Pre-Pharmacy Program

Science seminar session

Program Description 

The College of Arts and Sciences at Rockhurst University offers a Pre-Pharmacy program designed to help students complete the pharmacy school requirements needed to continue their pharmacy major. Pre-Pharmacy at Rockhurst is a non-degree track and two-year program.

Learning Outcomes 

With the help of an advisor, Pre-Pharmacy students at Rockhurst will explore four-year pharmacy school options and choose prerequisite courses accordingly. At Rockhurst, students receive a well-rounded education with coursework including general biology, chemistry, organic chemistry, calculus and English composition.

Course Map 

Prospective Students 

Current Students 


  • Designed as a launchpad into further pharmacy education, the Pre-Pharmacy program at Rockhurst in Kansas City, Missouri, is an ideal setting for students to receive guidance and preparation for the pharmacy school application process
  • Because pharmacy schools differ regarding prerequisite classes, pre-pharmacy advisors will help students identify several schools of pharmacy in order to fill the prerequisite requirement and expand professional school options


How to Become a Pharmacist?

Graduates of the Pre-Pharmacy program at Rockhurst will be prepared for application and transition to a four-year pharmacy school.