Pharmacy (COP) Program

Message from the Dean

On behalf of our faculty, staff, and students, I thank you for your interest in the California Health Sciences University (CHSU), College Pharmacy! CHSU is located in the beautiful San Joaquin Valley with a mission to improve the quality of life and health care for people of the Central Valley. Students will be joining a unique community of learners, deeply committed to embodying the CHSU values of collaboration, diversity, excellence, growth, innovation, integrity, and stewardship.

The CHSU College of Osteopathic Medicine and the College of Pharmacy will have opportunities for interprofessional experiences which allow all students exposure to the team approach to health care. Team Based Learning (TBL) is a core part of the curriculum as students develop relationships with their faculty and peers that strengthens the learning process. Our School is committed to improving the success of each and every student.

The College of Pharmacy is a student-centered program, and our faculty are committed to providing all of the necessary resources to support students through the program. The curriculum has been designed to provide students provide students with a comprehensive education and practice skills that will prepare them as generalist pharmacists capable of practicing in various health care environments.

We invite you to visit our campus to view the impressive facilities and meet our talented group of Faculty. Thank you for your interest in our program and we hope to see you soon!


Mark Okamoto, PharmD Dean & Professor