Pharmacy

Brief History

The College of Pharmacy started out in 1991 as a School of Pharmacy offering a 2-year Pharmacy Assistant program. The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) granted the University the four-year Bachelor of Science Pharmacy program in 1996.

After a decade of existence, the College was granted the Level 3 accreditation by the Philippines Association of Colleges and University Commission on Accreditation (PACUCOA), and Philippine Association of Pharmacy (PACOP) membership which assures its clientele the best Pharmaceutical education the University can offer.

Our goal is to produce competent, globally competitive, and dedicated pharmacists. Pharmacist who unselfishly give their utmost social, mental, emotional, and physical health service to individuals, communities and country.

Vision

We shall emerge as the premier College of Pharmacy committed to providing quality, comprehensive, and affordable education in the study of Pharmacy.

Mission

To develop pharmacist with expertise in community, hospital, and industry, marketing, research, and regulatory practice areas imbued with Perpetualite virtue of reaching out and caring for others.

Objectives

The main concern of pharmacy education is to provide the country with pharmacists who are competent in their delivery of the full spectrum of pharmaceutical services in health care delivery.

At the end of the course Pharmacy students will have acquired the knowledge, skills, competencies and attitude in:

  1. Scientific research methods and processes, and in the development, formulation, utilization and evaluation of drugs for the prevention, diagnosis, mitigation and treatment of diseases of man and animals;
  2. Manufacturing, identifying, analyzing, compounding and storage of drugs in their dosage forms;
  3. Dispensing drugs as well as in counseling clients in the proper use of medication both prescribed and chosen by the client;
  4. Enabling students to contribute to the overall social, mental and physical health of the community and the country;
  5. Enabling students to provide information to allied health professionals on all matters pertaining to drugs and their dosage forms;
  6. Applying business principles and legal requirements which are relevant to the practice of Pharmacy; and
  7. Advocating for professional and ethical pharmacy practice.