About our Pharm.D. Program

Our Pharm.D. Curriculum consists of five years of didactic courses that also offers an early practice experiences to give our students a solid foundation regarding pharmacy practice and patient care followed by one year of internship that covers different fields of pharmacy and not merely limited to clinical pharmacy.

  • Quality 
  • Teamwork
  • Trust and honesty
  • Student-centered education

To be a leading pharmacy college in the region.


To graduate ethical and professional pharmacist committed to serve the community with an advanced pharmacy knowledge, creativity and pioneering research.

The Dean’s Message
Dr. Mansour S Almuqbil

The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques described the profession of pharmacy as great when he said, “Your profession is great, and your speech is like a medication.” In an effort to reach and contribute to achieving the vision of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia 2030, the College of pharmacy at Almaarefa University is happy to offer a Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program according to the highest international standards and academic accreditations criteria. Our goals in the college are to produce a creative and innovator pharmacist and serve the community in a professionalism manner. The College of Pharmacy is proud of the presence of a group faculty members who teach courses that have been developed with high standards in modern classrooms and laboratories that contribute to enhance and supply of students with the necessary skills.

Dear visitor, on behalf of me and all the faculty members, I welcome you to the college website, and I encourage you to read about the vison and mission of the college, departmentس of the college and the study plan of the Doctor of Pharmacy program

Lastly, dear students, I ask Allah that your journey in the college will be fulfilled with a success in research and scientific accomplishment, and we will work together to achieve that

Dr. Mansour S Almuqbil


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Degrees Requirements

  • Successfully complete a minimum of five years of study (171 Credit Hours). through completing a number of accredited units from the general curriculum of Al Maarefa University alongside a number of accredited units from the compulsory courses taught at The College of Pharmacy as well as a number of accredited units from their chosen discipline.

  • In addition to a successful completion of internship during the last year (not less than 48 weeks of training) Where students will practice the knowledge and skills they have gained in numerous areas of the profession.


Career Opportunities for Graduates

Our Pharm.D. graduates have a range of career choices. They are qualified to join hospital practices as valuable members in health care teams. They also have the choice of joining drug and food authorities, local and international pharmaceutical companies. They may also participate in research centers and can contribute to community pharmacies.

Our Pharm.D. graduates have other options to enhance their clinical expertise through the residency programs, which will enable them to improve their skills and capabilities in the field of clinical pharmacy. They may also continue their studies in higher education pursuing masters or PhD in numerous fields.

Degree in Pharmacy:

Our college offers bachelorette degree, Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.), to students enrolled in the program.


  • Pharmacy Practice Department
  • Pharmaceutical sciences Department