Resources & Links

The following is a list of useful resources for students and faculty interested in learning more about pharmacy schools, the Doctor of Pharmacy degree and the nationwide need for pharmacists.

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education - The ACPE is the agency that assesses doctoral pharmacy and awards accreditation for programs to offer the Doctor of Pharmacy degree. Note: Only students graduating from ACPE accredited degree programs are authorized to sit for pharmacy licensure exams and practice pharmacy within the United States.

American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy - The AACP is the academic organization for pharmacy education, and their website includes useful resources on curriculum, doctoral program information and other details of academic pharmacy.

American College of Clinical Pharmacy - Practitioners, scientists, educators, administrators, students, residents, fellows, and others committed to excellence in clinical pharmacy and patient pharmacotherapy.

American Pharmacists' Association - The pharmacist's professional organization, dedicated to serving practicing pharmacists through support and education.

American Society of Health-System Pharmacists - Professional association representing pharmacists who practice in hospitals, health maintenance organizations, long-term care facilities, home care, and other components of health care systems.

New Jersey Board of Pharmacy - State licensing entity for pharmacies and pharmacists.

New Jersey Pharmacists' Association - The state professional organization for practicing pharmacists.

New Jersey Society of Health-System Pharmacists - Professional development organization for pharmacists employed by health-system institutions.

PharmCAS - This is the centralized application system for all students applying to pharmacy programs. Follow this link to apply or learn more about the application process for pharmacy school.

News Recap

June 2015: Opening of Daniel and Martina Lewis Center for Healthcare Innovation and Technology

October 2014: Dean Sandifer named to NJBIZ 2014 Forty Under 40

August 2014: School of Pharmacy holds White Coat Ceremony for Class of 2018

August 2014: Now 50,000 square feet: School of Pharmacy expands footprint

January 2014: 5 tips to stay healthly during the cold and flu season

October 2013: Dean Avaltroni named to 2013 Forty Under 40 from NJBIZ.

September 2013: From behind the counter, pharmacy students reach out to the community

August 2013: Pharmacy students donate time, talent to neighborhood

August 2013: BS + PharmD Combined Program (3+4) launches in Fall 2014

June 2013: FDU's School of Pharmacy program is awarded Candidate accreditation status by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

April 2013: Dr. Avaltroni named Dean of the School of Pharmacy

March 2013: Host site for NJ Prescription Monitoring Training in collaboration with CCSHM & NJ Attorney General's Office

September 2012: School of Pharmacy Ribbon Cutting

August 2012: Inaugural Class of 2016 White Coat Ceremony

February 2011: Public announcement of the School's establishment

November 2010: Founding Dean Appointed for School of Pharmacy

December 2009: FDU Receives NJ State Approval for School of Pharmacy

Additional Professional Resources




Personalized Medicine Coalition


Global Health Council