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School of Pharmacy

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Welcome to the first ACPE accredited school of pharmacy in Orange County.

While Chapman University was founded in 1861, Chapman University School of Pharmacy (CUSP) was established in 2013 to educate and develop the next generation of pharmacists and pharmaceutical scientists to improve health through engaging in team-based, patient safety-focused health care and conducting transformative research. 

CUSP is located at the state-of-the-art Harry and Diane Rinker Health Science Campus in beautiful Irvine, California.  We invite you to view our video walking tour.

CUSP offers a range of undergraduate and graduate programs that can launch a variety of careers in the exciting field of pharmacy.



Accelerated 4+1 BS to MS Pharmaceutical Sciences Program

Chapman students can take M.S. coursework in their senior year and earn a Master of Science degree within one year of finishing their undergraduate degree.

Pre-Pharmacy Freshman Early Assurance Program

Through the Pre-Pharmacy program, high school graduates can earn their Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) in just 5 years.

Graduate & Professional


CUSP 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.  CUSP endeavors to prepare students for an array of career opportunities amidst a changing healthcare landscape.