Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

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Direct Entry into Pharmacy, accelerated undergraduate tracks into Optometry, Physiotherapy and reserved seats in Medical and Veterinary School.

The Massachusetts College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences (MCPHS) is a healthcare-focused university with a full spectrum of health science related programs. Choose from degree programs designed to empower you with the skills you will need in your future career, while offering you clearly defined tracks into:

  • Pharmacy
  • Medical School
  • Optometry
  • Physical Therapy
  • Veterinary School

These pathways can offer a seamless transition from undergraduate to graduate coursework, often in an accelerated time frame. Our affiliations with top institutions can facilitate entry into a wide variety of professional and graduate programs with preferential consideration.

Take your place among the ranks of Canadian and American future healthcare leaders at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (MCPHS).

While it's nearly impossible to put a price on building your life around your passion, we think you'll find that MCPHS is a remarkable, all-around value for what you get in return.

Areas of Expertise

Our students have access to the most sought-after and prestigious internships, clinical placements and research opportunities right in our own backyard. From the leading hospitals in central Massachusetts and New Hampshire to Boston's world-class Longwood Medical and Academic Area, our students gain valuable, real-world experience in institutions, including the #1 pediatric hospital in the country and New England's top-ranked cancer treatment center, to name a few.

On Campus Housing

MCPHS offers a variety of on-campus living environments that provide easy access to classes, study groups, the library, the tech center, and on-campus activities. Whatever residential housing option you choose, University-sponsored housing is available to all undergraduate (Boston campus) and graduate students (Worcester campus), which means your home away from home is already waiting for you.

Career Planning

Career Services provides individualized advising, industry specific information and resources, guidance in the development of career competencies, and the opportunity for hands-on professional experiences to support personal goals and career success. Through workshops, alumni, community networking opportunities, and employer partnerships, students have a range of programs to help them develop an action plan and take the steps toward achieving their goals.


Intramural sports available within the Colleges of the Fenway.

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Over 70 student and professional clubs covering athletic, religious, cultural, social and industry communities.

International Involvement

Clinical rotations, internships and volunteer experiences are offered to all Canadian students. Find out more at our Center for International Studies.

Campus Tour

Find info on campus tours on our Connect with MCPHS website.

Modified on September 26, 2023

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