About L. S. Skaggs College of Pharmacy
3. Inclusiveness: Seeking diversity by valuing everyone.
4. Collaboration: Nurturing a respectful community through mentorship, communication, and transparency.
5. Intellectual Curiosity: Fostering an environment that encourages research, scholarship, and entrepreneurship.
As Idaho’s College of Pharmacy we serve all citizens of the state and are a national leader in telepharmacy services. The primary degree offered by the College is the Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) that prepares students to become pharmacists. In addition, the college offers a Masters and a Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences. The Pharm.D. degree is delivered synchronously in Pocatello and Meridian, Idaho and Anchorage, Alaska.
We are fully accredited by the Accreditation Council of Pharmacy Education through 2025.
The L. S. Skaggs College of Pharmacy trains caring and collaborative pharmacists and scholars while valuing integrity, access, inclusiveness, collaboration, intellectual curiosity, and accountability. Our student outreach programs win national and regional awards and our NAPLEX pass rate remains highly competitive.
The L. S. Skaggs College of Pharmacy was founded by Eugene O Leonard in 1920 at the Idaho Technical Institute in Pocatello, Idaho and was the first college at Idaho State University. We will celebrate our centennial in 2020.
ISU's Kasiska Division of Health Sciences Continuing Education Program offers high quality, unbiased, and up-to-date educational experiences for interprofessional teams that are designed to enhance practitioner competence in providing comprehensive, evidence-based healthcare for patients in a variety of settings and in rural areas.
The Kasiska Division of Health Sciences develops continuing education activities for nurses, pharmacists, physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and other healthcare professionals.
The L. S. Skaggs College of Pharmacy features faculty in three departments. The Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences (BPSCI) department has faculty in Pocatello and Meridian, Idaho. Our Pharmacy Practice and Administrative Sciences (PPRA) department has faculty in Pocatello, Meridian and Anchorage. The Department of Clinical Psychopharmacology has faculty in Pocatello and Meridian. Our curriculum also requires other specialty fields, and we have numerous adjunct and outstationed faculty that help us meet these needs.
For more information about each department, click on the respective link below.
The L. S. Skaggs College of Pharmacy Recruiting & Exhibition Fair, held in Meridian, is a wonderful opportunity for students to meet with recruiters, explore residency opportunities and interview for open jobs. Last year we had over 20 companies and 200 students in attendance.