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Better patient care. Healthier communities.

The Class of 2021 reported a 97 percent first-time pass rate for the North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination (NAPLEX) compared to the 84 percent national average.
(National Association of Boards of Pharmacy, 2021)

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Bachelor's degree required.

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Student-Centered Approach

Gain hands-on, interdisciplinary learning from industry-revered faculty, many of whom actively practice the subjects they teach.

Pharmacy Practice Experiences

Apply classroom concepts to real-world professional settings through 10 one-month experiential rotations.


Experience three in-person immersions that will expand your network, develop your soft skills, and boost your professional growth through role-play and simulations.

Experiential Rotations

During the final year, you will complete two Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences (IPPEs) before commencing a series of 10 Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences (APPEs) in the following areas:

  • 1 Community (IPPE)
  • 1 Institutional (IPPE)
  • 1 General Medicine
  • 1 Acute Care (In-Patient)
  • 1 Hospital/Health System
  • 1 Ambulatory Care
  • 2 Community Practice
  • 2 Patient Care Electives (In-Patient or Out-Patient)
  • 2 Elective Rotations (Patient Care or Non-Patient Care)
  • There are numerous options for rotation sites throughout Indiana, across the nation, and abroad.
    A placement coordinator will work with you to find placements in your area.

Important Dates

Priority Submit Deadline
Early Submit Deadline
Final Submit Deadline


Butler’s pharmacy program has a long history of full accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) and both the online and campus-based pathways are fully accredited.

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