Welcome Message from the Dean

On behalf of the students, faculty, administrators and staff of St. John’s University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, welcome to our webpage. We are committed to excellence in education, scholarship and service to provide our students with the knowledge, skills and the support they need, now and in the future, to practice as pharmacists, physician assistants, clinical laboratory and radiologic technicians, and toxicologists. We offer innovative Doctor of Pharmacy and B.S. programs of study utilizing active learning approaches that are student-centered and encourage life-long learning. As a community of scholars, we are committed to the discovery, communication and application of basic and clinical knowledge as critical components for the development of healthcare professionals and scientists. Our graduates are prepared for careers in their chosen health profession with a focus on our responsibilities for public health and service that is grounded in ethics and social justice.

The College offers graduate-level degrees in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Pharmacy Administration, and Toxicology. Advanced programs leading to the M.S. and Ph.D. are offered with specialization in Pharmacology, Medicinal Chemistry, Toxicology and Industrial Pharmacy. In addition, the M.S. degree is offered in Pharmaceutical Marketing, Regulatory Affairs/Quality Assurance and Biological and Pharmaceutical Biotechnology. Recently we received approval to offer a program for the Master of Public Health (M.P.H.). Research-based graduate programs prepare our students for careers in academia, pharmaceutical industry and government.

Our metropolitan location gives us cultural diversity and our mission embodies the principles of the University’s mission statement: “to provide a quality education in an environment that is Catholic, Vincentian and metropolitan.”

We are happy to address your questions and interests.To learn more about the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences please go to About the College.

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Russell J. DiGate, Ph.D.
Dean