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About the College of Pharmacy

You have many choices in pharmacy education. But not all of them offer the same opportunities. Make sure your final choice is one that will prepare you to be the pharmacist you truly want to be. 

Tom Campbell, Interim Dean for the College of Pharmacy

Tom Campbell, Interim Dean for the College of Pharmacy

Welcome to the Lipscomb University College of Pharmacy!  Nestled in the beautiful Green Hills area of Nashville, Tennessee, Lipscomb is conveniently located in an area with over 300 health care corporations earning Nashville the title of the health care capital of America.  Lipscomb proudly serves as a leader in pharmacy education and partners with these numerous health care corporations to assure ensure that the patients we serve receive the best care possible. 

Your journey as a student pharmacist at Lipscomb will start with exposure to a world-class faculty that will lead you in learning and developing your competencies that will to make a difference in the health outcomes of patients.  Our faculty are recognized as leaders in pharmacy education, research, and service.  They are here to not only lead you in learning in the classroom and the patient’s bedside, but they also will serve side by side with you in both domestic and global mission fields.  You will quickly see the caring and compassionate nature of our faculty when you engage them in discussion and see how they live the Christian values that guide their lives.

Early in your first semester you will have the opportunity to begin introductory pharmacy practice experiences (IPPEs), which will allow you to work with some of the nation’s best practitioners in all areas of pharmacy practice, such as hospitals, community pharmacies, and specialty pharmacies such as long-term care and nuclear pharmacies.  You will be exposed to the practice of pharmacy outside the classroom which will give you a better appreciation of the content you will be learning inside the classroom. 

As you continue to progress in your education, your faculty mentor will help you identify specific areas of pharmacy that interest you as a future career path.  You will have an option to enter into a dual-degree master’s program in health care informatics or management in health care administration or you may elect to apply for a summer research internship to enhance your research skills in drug development or clinical practice. 

Our College will be here to support your professional journey in every phase of your career.  After you graduate with your Pharm.D. degree, you will be inducted into our alumni group where you will continue to network and engage with Lipscomb University College of Pharmacy alumni spanning the globe from Nashville to New Zealand.  We are proud of our strong and influential alumni who have quickly emerged as leaders in the profession of pharmacy.  Our alumni, as well as our faculty, will actively support and guide you through all stages of your career. 

We hope that you will start your pharmacy journey with the Lipscomb University College of Pharmacy!  Together as pharmacists we can help patients live healthier, better lives.