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Chapman University

School of Pharmacy

9401 Jeronimo Rd
92618, Irvine
United States

Chapman University is focused on personalized education that gives each student a unique opportunity to become an original thinker who rises to the world’s challenges. We’re here to make something: films, business models, health care professionals, lines of code— and to bring them to life and deliver them to the world. 
Our inclusive, empowering community fosters creative thinking and expression of all perspectives. Chapman’s campus is the perfect size—not too big, not too small—allowing for effective, innovative programs to be a focal point of our institution. We work to connect students to faculty and the community to keep students engaged in the larger world.  
At the Chapman University School of Pharmacy (CUSP) our student-centered culture is fostered by faculty engagement, state-of-the-art practice and research facilities, innovative education, and the ability to pursue a path of study based upon student interests and strengths to prepare students for change and learning.
Our Pharm.D., M.S., and Ph.D. in pharmaceutical science programs address tomorrow’s challenges in the field of pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences. Each program features an emphasis on patient safety, preparing students for an array of career opportunities. The school continues to develop and flourish based upon a strong, scientific research foundation with faculty possessing diverse expertise and areas of interest, and broad and diverse clinical placements. Our location in beautiful Orange County California, amidst an entrepreneurial health- industry dense area, exposes students to a culturally rich environment.
The following are the key elements of the School of Phaarmacy differential advantage:
1.Student-centered, caring culture
2.Scientific research foundation and programs
3.Patient safety and business aspects of healthcare focus areas
4.Providing health care in highly diverse practice settings
5.Low student to faculty ratio
6.Diverse social, academic, service, and research environments
7.Commitment to exceptional educational programs
8.Established collaborations with industry and healthcare organizations
9.Strong and lasting relationships with Chapman alumni
VISION
The CUSP vision is to become a recognized leader in pharmacy and patient safety initiatives that deliver an avant-garde approach to education, healthcare, and research.
Vision Indicators
1.Graduates have a strong scientific and clinical foundation coupled with innovative, entrepreneurial, and interprofessional skills and are outcome- and advocacy-driven to improve health care.
2.Graduates are sought after as leaders in academia, associations, and organizations that are improving human health.
3.Graduates pursue post-graduate training that prepares them for advanced practice.
4.Faculty and graduates generate innovative discoveries and research outcomes that impact health and influence the promotion of sustainable practice models.
5.Members of the Chapman community are leaders within community-based organizations, pharmacy education, and scientific and professional organizations, influencing health policy and state and national pharmacy regulations.
6.School is globally recognized for expanding and promoting the role of pharmacists, providing an innovative curriculum for pharmacy education and assessment, and conducting interdisciplinary, translational research.
7.School is among the top 10 schools in total research funding.
MISSION
To educate and develop the next generation of pharmacists and pharmaceutical scientists to improve health by engaging in team-based, patient safety-focused, health care and conducting transformative research and scholarship.
We accomplish this by:
•Empowering students to become self-directed, lifelong learners.
•Offering dual-degree programs.
•Integrating science, clinical, and business acumen in the Pharm.D. and graduate curriculum.
•Providing an infrastructure for collaborative research and scholarship.
•Fostering a culture that supports, nurtures, and mentors learners, faculty and staff to be successful.
•Delivering novel and patient-centered health care for those with diverse and unmet needs.
•Establishing centers of excellence, strategic partnerships, collaborations, and alliances to advance our mission.
•Promoting the Chapman brand and CUSP differential advantage.