Pharm.D. program accredited through 2031
The Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education has renewed accreditation for the VCU School of Pharmacy’s doctor of pharmacy program for a full eight-year cycle, effective through June 2031.
The School of Pharmacy’s Pharm.D. program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education, based in Chicago.
The accreditation term granted for the doctor of pharmacy program extends until June 30, 2031, which represents the customary eight-year cycle between self-studies. The academic year for the next currently scheduled review of the doctor of pharmacy program for purposes of continued accreditation is 2030-31.
The accreditation follows a year-long self-study process and a four-day site visit.
“This was a team effort and I am proud of my colleagues,” said School of Pharmacy Dean Kelechi C. Ogbonna, Pharm.D.
At ACPE’s recommendation, the school is monitoring space (physical facilities) for current and future use and the faculty and staff levels. Classrooms, labs and faculty and administrative offices extend beyond the MCV Campus’ primary teaching facility, the Smith Building, to the Health Sciences Research Building and Annex and Biotech One. The school also has two satellite programs, the Inova Campus and the U.Va. Division, that accommodate a number of third- and fourth-year students.