About Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy

The Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is dedicated to excellence in healthcare and biomedical education, innovative and visionary research and scholarship in the pharmaceutical sciences, exemplary clinical practice, and outreach and community services that address the needs of the citizens of New Jersey and society at large. 

The School has a historic and profound commitment to public service – to pharmacists, the pharmaceutical industry, the health care community, government agencies, and the citizens of New Jersey.

The School offers:

  • A preeminent educational program for Doctor of Pharmacy students with a strong foundation in basic and clinical sciences coupled with an emphasis on patient-centered care. The program offers diverse opportunities and experience in clinical practice, industry, public health agencies, managed care, and laboratory and computational research.
  • Multidisciplinary research, graduate education, and post-doctoral training programs in pharmaceutical and biomedical sciences, pharmacoeconomics, and related health and basic science fields, in collaboration with colleagues across the University.
  • Comprehensive postgraduate clinical residency and fellowship programs in diverse fields, including pharmacy practice, the pharmaceutical industry, and health outcomes research.
  • Continuing education programs designed to achieve, retain, and strengthen professional competencies; support lifelong learning opportunities; and serve the varied educational needs of the pharmacy practitioners of New Jersey.

The Doctor of Pharmacy program offered by the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy at Rutgers University is accredited by the American Council for Pharmacy Education, 135 S. LaSalle Street, Suite 4100 Chicago, Illinois 60603-4810. Phone: (312) 664-3575 and Fax: (312) 664-4652 or (312) 664-7008  Students may review accreditation  documents in the Office of the Dean.