Lloyd L. Gregory School of Pharmacy

 

Pharmacy with Faith – Excellence with Character

Are you ready to answer God’s call and empower others to live healthier lives? As one of Florida’s top schools of pharmacy, Palm Beach Atlantic University’s Gregory School of Pharmacy will equip you like no other pharmacy school can. Our student-centered, holistic approach to education will develop you professionally, clinically, and spiritually. By actively practicing “Pharmacy with Faith” we develop servant-leader pharmacists who are patient care advocates. Our commitment to demonstrate “Excellence with Character” can be seen by our high first-time pass rates on the NAPLEX licensure exam.

$300K

SCHOLARSHIPS

Each year PBA awards over $300,000 in scholarships to enrolled pharmacy students.

88.9%

GRADUATE SUCCESS

Our most recent graduates have a first-time pass rate of 88.9% on the NAPLEX.

8:1

STUDENT TO FACULTY RATIO

Small class sizes ensure every student is seen and known.


 

Some of the top reasons why students choose to study pharmacy at Palm Beach Atlantic University: 

  • Location, location, location: situated in sunny South Florida in downtown West Palm Beach, our campus is within walking distance of top restaurants, popular entertainment venues, parks, and pristine beaches.
  • Small Class Sizes & Caring Faculty: With an average class size of 50 students and an 8:1 student-to-faculty ratio, students receive a personalized educational experience where professors know them by name. Our “teaching-first” focus means students receive one-on-one mentoring and career coaching from world-class professors. 
  • Affordable and Accredited: PBA’s PharmD degree program is competitively priced and with over $300,000 in scholarships awarded each year, your career dreams are within financial reach. Our PharmD program is fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Pharmacy Education so you can rest assured that your education is of the highest quality. 
  • Leadership Opportunities: With a unique focus on servant-leadership, students are prepared to lead as soon as they enter the workforce. With small class sizes, there are endless leadership opportunities for students in our many professional student organizations.
  • Medical Missions: with a longstanding history and reputation of conducting medical mission trips all over the world, PBA’s Gregory School of Pharmacy offers students the unique opportunity to use the knowledge and skills they acquire in the classroom to serve those who are in need both locally and abroad. Learn more by visiting the Gregory Center for Medical Missions page. 
  • Friendly and Diverse Student Body: Our students come from a variety of backgrounds, ethnicities, nationalities, and religious beliefs. Our focus on collegiality and engagement, combined with small class sizes and a nurturing, non-competitive learning environment fosters student collaboration and mutual support. As a result, students are able to develop lifelong friendships and a thriving professional network upon graduation. 
  • Pharmacy with Faith: PBA’s PharmD courses are infused with Christian values to provide you with a solid foundation for compassionate service and ethical conduct as a pharmacist.

No PCAT Required – Scholarships Available


 

Pharmacy

Mission

"Pharmacy with Faith”

We develop servant-leaders who are patient care advocates. The Gregory School of Pharmacy serves the healthcare needs of the public by training future pharmacists to be patient-centered advocates who promote wellness and improve health outcomes.  We develop servant-leaders who are fully committed to raising the standards of practice within the profession of pharmacy by following Christ’s example of serving, teaching, and healing those in need. 

Vision

"Excellence with Character”

We demonstrate professional excellence grounded in Christian character. The Gregory School of Pharmacy is distinctive in its commitment to honoring biblical values and moral principles in the pursuit of academic and professional excellence.  Faculty, staff, and graduates achieve outstanding levels of performance by putting their faith into action in the following ways: Patient and/or student-centered advocacy, a spirit of unity and teamwork, compassionate service, honesty and integrity, humility before God, grace under pressure, moral courage.

 

Holistic Programming

Our programs are tailored to provide a relevant and innovative education that will prepare our students for the healthcare environment of today and tomorrow. As a PharmD student you’ll receive training in every facet of patient care with the option to receive a Master of Business Administration degree.  You can also enhance your studies through our chartered student organizations, honor societies, medical mission trips, and post-graduate training opportunities.

 

Guided By Experts

Our faculty are as caring and supportive as they are respected for their scholarly and professional work. Their Christian values will add depth to your preparation that most pharmacy graduates simply won’t have. You’ll grow in pharmacy knowledge and skills while also learning from their examples of compassion. For instance, one of our faculty members practices in a local primary care clinic for the local indigent and underserved population.

 

At the Leading Edge

The School of Pharmacy’s dedicated, 45,000-square-foot building features advanced technology and learning resources with smart classrooms and abundant study space. Additional amenities include a recently renovated student lounge, free access to the University gym, free counseling services with a licensed mental health counselor, the Warren library, and access to hundreds of electronic Drug Information resources. Students have all of the resources they need to succeed right here on campus.   

 

Be the Change

Every year, our students and faculty bring healing to underserved communities locally and around the world. Our medical mission teams provide pharmacy-centered care, training and service. In the process, students engage in an experience that broadens their perspective, deepens their faith, and impacts them and those they serve for life. Destinations over the years have included:

  • The Amazon
  • Belize
  • Bolivia
  • Costa Rica
  • Dominican Republic
  • Guatemala
  • Haiti
  • Honduras
  • Taiwan
  • Uganda
  • Zambia
  • Belle Glade, Florida
  • Clarkston, Georgia
  • Anchorage, Alaska
  • Wasilla, Alaska

 

Oceans of Opportunity

There are over 200 healthcare providers located within 50 miles of PBA, and more than 150 biotech, medical device and pharmaceutical companies in West Palm Beach alone. You’ll find our graduates working at places such as: 

  • Eli Lilly and Company
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • CVS Health
  • Cleveland Clinic
  • Baptist Health South Florida
  • U.S. Public Health Service
  • Veterans Health Administration
  • Walgreens Boots Alliance
  • Publix Pharmacy

 

“They encouraged me to seek academic and leadership experiences locally as well as at the state and national level, through which I developed a great passion for the profession of pharmacy. I was trusted to represent the school in this capacity, an honor to which I owe much of my personal and professional growth.”

– Angela N. Skaff ’15
B.S., Pharm.D. Senior Director, Clinical Development Safety at Eli Lilly and Company Global Headquarters

Christian Calling

The Gregory Center for Medical Missions offers students amazing opportunities to bring healing to those in need in the community and around the globe. 

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Winning Spirit

In four of the last eight years, our students have placed first in the annual National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations/Nonprescription Medicines Academy competition.

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