The Doctor of Pharmacy Program (PharmD) received accreditation from the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, United Arab Emirates. Our graduates have recently been exempt from the 6 months postgraduate experience requirement and are now eligible to sit for the UAE Pharmacist License Exam immediately after graduation.

The Doctor of Pharmacy degree program of Gulf Medical University, College of Pharmacy, has been granted International-Accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education, 190 South LaSalle Street, Suite 2850, Chicago, Illinois 60603-3410, United States of America; TEL: +1 (312) 664-3575; FAX: +1 (866) 228-2631; website: ACPE.

Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program is the first Internationally-Accredited entry-to-practice PharmD program in UAE.

An ACPE Internationally-Accredited pharmacy degree program does not qualify graduates to be eligible to apply directly to sit for the North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination (NAPLEX) for licensure as a pharmacist in the United States. In order to apply for a licensure exam or state board of pharmacy license in the United States, National Association of Boards of Pharmacy’s (NABP) Foreign Pharmacy Graduate Examination Committee (FPGEC) Certification is required.

The Master in Clinical Pharmacy Program (MCP) received accreditation from the Ministry of Education (Previously known as Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research), United Arab Emirates. The MCP program is offered by Gulf Medical University in Collaboration with Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi and Virginia Commonwealth University, USA. The program leads to one of the following specializations:

  • Cardiology
  • Parenteral Nutrition
  • Infectious Disease
  • Nephrology
  • Pharmacy Management