The College

 

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ABOUT THE COLLEGE

Founded in September 1951, the Florida A&M University College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Institute of Public Health (CoPPS, IPH) has a rich history of producing high-caliber graduates. In keeping with the University's mission, the College is dedicated to academic excellence, research superiority, and community service that will prepare its learners for leading pharmacy, research, and public health roles.   The College is accredited through the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), the national agency for the accreditation of professional degree programs in pharmacy and providers of continuing pharmacy education. The Institute of Public Health is accredited through the Council through Education on Public Health (CEPH). 

 

MISSION

The mission of the College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Institute of Public Health in concert with Florida A&M University is to transform lives through the advancement of health and wellness of all populations, with a special emphasis on the health equity of vulnerable and underserved populations. The College is committed to a supportive teaching, learning and research environment that instills cultural competence, ethics, critical thinking, emotional intelligence, and interprofessional, in preparing students for leadership roles as health care providers, practitioners, advocates, innovators, researchers and life-long learners. The College promotes the provision of the population and patient-centered evidence-based care, the discovery, and dissemination of knowledge, community engagement, and service learning.

VISION

The vision of the College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Institute of Public Health is to provide excellent pharmaceutical education, research, and service activities statewide, nationally and globally in a dynamic health care environment.

 

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OUR CAMPUSES

The Florida A&M University College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Institute of Public Health offers two campus options (Tallahassee and Crestview) and three practice centers across the state to complete the Doctor of Pharmacy degree program.

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Central Florida Pharmacy Practice Center:  

Since its inception in 1995, the Central Florida Pharmacy Practice Center (CFPPC), located in Tampa, Florida, has played an important role in aiding learners in experiential learning.  
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Durell Peaden Jr. Rual Education Campus

The Peaden Campus is the only college of pharmacy in Florida, located west of Tallahassee. This Campus makes it possible for learners in that area to obtain a PharmD degree without traveling too far from home.  
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Northeast Florida Pharmacy Practice Center 

The Northeast Florida Pharmacy Practice Center (NFPPC), located in Jacksonville, Florida, has been educating student pharmacists and contributing to the city's health needs since 2001. 
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South Florida Pharmacy Practice Center

This Practice Center, located in Davie, Florida, has a long and rich history in training student pharmacists in the greater Miami/Fort Lauderdale/West Palm area. 
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