Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences


Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Founded in 1823 as the second-oldest pharmacy college in the U.S. and now a state-of-the-art university for health sciences, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (MCPHS) is focused on shaping healthcare and bettering the field one generation at a time. Our flagship campus is located in the heart of Boston’s Longwood Medical and Academic Area, a world-class center for healthcare innovation. With additional campuses in Worcester and Manchester, NH, as well as online studies, MCPHS enrolls more than 7,000 students in more than 100 graduate, professional, and undergraduate health sciences programs.

Academic Programs

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Health Psychology
  • Healthcare Management
  • Health Sciences
  • Medical Imaging
  • Nursing
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Optometry
  • Physician Assistant
  • Pharmacy
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Physical Therapy
  • Pre-Medical
  • Public Health

Student experience

  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Disability Services
  • LGBTQIA Services
  • Military/Veteran Services
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Study Abroad
  • Undergraduate Research
  • 100+ clubs on campus
  • Variety of housing options
  • Part of the Colleges of the Fenway
  • Located in the Longwood Medical Area

Additional Information

Find Your Fit
MCPHS offers degree programs that span the spectrum of healthcare. In addition to traditional four-year bachelor degrees, MCPHS also offers three-year accelerated degrees, a six-year direct-entry PharmD program, and dual-degree pathways. Check out our Program Finder  to find the program that is right for you. 

Become a Future Healthcare Leader
The healthcare industry is the fastest growing occupational field according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. MCPHS graduates become healthcare leaders, earning a median annual salary of $112,700 ten years post-enrollment, making them the top earners in New England and among the top earners in the nation. For this reason, the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education 2018 College Rankings list MCPHS as the #1 University for Earning Power.  

Live and Learn in the Heart of the LMA
Our academic buildings and on-campus residence halls are located in the Longwood Medical and Academic Area (LMA) of Boston. Students take advantage of clinical rotations, internships, and research opportunities at some of the country’s most prestigious healthcare institutions right in their own backyard. 

Boston is Your Campus
Beyond the LMA, is the Fenway neighborhood where students can participate in events at our Colleges of the Fenway (COF) partner schools and enjoy a variety of shopping, dining, and entertainment options. You can also hop on the “T” and take a quick subway ride to downtown to enjoy all that the city has to offer. 

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179 Longwood Ave
Boston, MA 02115, United States of America

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