Non-Traditional PharmD

Howard University College of Pharmacy is one of the oldest and top technology advanced schools of pharmacy in the United States. The success of the traditional program led to the development of an innovative Non-Traditional Doctor of Pharmacy (NTDP) Program designed for practicing pharmacists. The salient features of the program are highlighted below.

    Take courses via the Internet from your own home.
    Complete the program in only two years compared to four or five years.
    Visit campus only twice throughout the program.
    Competitive with other non-traditional Pharm.D. Programs.
    Once a year fall admission. Available 24 - 7.
    Instructor and peer interactions through the Internet.
    Incorporates disease state management instruction.

The Howard University Non-traditional Doctor of Pharmacy (NTDP) program normally requires two years to complete. Pharmacists are admitted once a year as members of a cohort. Cohorts consist of not geographically bounded pharmacists who joined the program at the same time and will progress through it at the same pace. They must complete an application and fulfill all requirements of the program. The NTDP curriculum is learner- and competency-based and incorporates communication, problem solving, and critical thinking in all phases of the program.

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Helena Peters
Administrative Assistant II
Non-Traditional Doctor of Pharmacy Program
Howard University, College of Pharmacy
2300 4th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20059
Chauncey Cooper Hall – Rm. 106
Telephone: (202) 806-6452 | Email: