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Pre-Pharmacy
A Pre-Professional Program

Why Major in Pre-Pharmacy?

The pre-pharmacy program helps students earn a bachelor’s degree and take courses to meet requirements to apply and succeed in pharmacy school. Faculty focus on teaching fundamental content in medicinal chemistry, cellular biology, physiology, microbiology and genetics.

Profession-based Experiences

Students have internship and job-shadowing opportunities at businesses such as SSM Health Medical Group, or one of four in-patient facilities in Maryville. 

Center for Innvoation

With more than 26 labs in the Garrett-Strong Science Building and $3 million invested in state-of-the-art equipment in the Dean L. Hubbard Center for Innovation, students get multiple hands-on experiences to ensure they are prepared for pharmacy school.

The Northwest Difference

The Northwest Difference

Founded in 1905, Northwest is a traditional campus with more than 7,200 undergraduate and graduate students. Located in the middle of everywhere, Maryville is two hours from Omaha, Nebraska and Kansas City, Missouri and 2 ½ hours from Des Moines, Iowa.

Textbooks and Laptops Included

Save more than $7,400 over four years through our textbooks and laptop program.

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19 million money for you

More than $19 million in scholarships and grants awarded annually.

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Career Ready. Day One.

Students organizations, internships and profession-based learning experiences ensure students are Career Ready, Day One.

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Graduation Rate: 89th percentile

Graduation Rate: 89th percentile of Northwest's national peer group.