Since its founding in 1821 as the first school of pharmacy in North America, the institution now known as University of the Sciences has been committed to excellence in teaching, research, and service. Today the university strives to develop innovative, dynamic leaders in science, healthcare, and related fields by indulging students’ passion for discovery and learning in these exciting areas.

Programs incorporate up-to-date curricula and coursework that is relevant to current issues and challenges in science and health, helping our graduate’s position themselves for career success and personal fulfillment throughout their career.

The University of the Sciences is the place where healthcare and science converge—and where students with the desire to make positive contributions to society can find a community of like-minded, enthusiastic classmates and instructors while launching a new career or advancing their current one. Request more information about the online programs at University of the Sciences today.

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University of the Sciences





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Online courses are 8 weeks long with 6 starts per year


University of the Sciences in Philadelphia is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19104, 215-662-5606;


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