Choose Temple University School of Pharmacy
We're in Philadelphia, one of the most vibrant, historic cities in the US, known for its museums, professional sports teams, restaurants, and countless cultural and social activities. Philadelphia is at the center of the pharmaceutical industry hub of the Northeastern US. Our location has helped us form strong relationships with industry powerhouses.
Our building is situated on Temple’s Health Sciences Center campus providing opportunities for cross-disciplinary learning. We share the campus with Temple University Hospital, St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, and Temple’s Lewis Katz School of Medicine and Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry.
Temple School of Pharmacy faculty are active clinical practitioners, outstanding pharmaceutical scientists, and top experts from the FDA and pharmaceutical, medical device, and biotechnology industries.
Entrepreneurship thrives among our faculty. Our research faculty have formed six biotech startups. Pharmaceutical industry powerhouses use our manufacturing lab for clinical trial drug supplies.
You can perform hands-on research alongside skilled faculty in the School's facilities, including:
- The Dolores Leidich Clinical Practice Lab, a classroom that simulates a real clinical pharmacy environment
- The Moulder Center for Drug Discovery Research, with high throughput screening capabilities generally only available in industry
- The Proteomics Lab, where pioneering studies in diabetes are being pursued
- The Jayne Haines Center for Pharmacogenomics and Drug Safety, where personalized medicine is becoming a reality
- A sterile products lab, where students gain experience with parenteral products
- A new compounding lab, where PharmD students become skilled in making customized products for patients by hand
- A Good Manufacturing Practices lab (GMP), one of only six such University facilities in the country, where students can make placebo tablets on industrial equipment, following GMP regulations
Temple’s competitive tuition rates and financial aid options put a degree in pharmacy within reach