Where tradition meets innovation
The core mission of the College of Pharmacy, Nursing, and Allied Sciences is to produce the most competent, caring, and ethical professionals possible.
The NDSU pharmacy program was established in 1902 with only five students enrolled. More than 100 years later, the college has evolved into a center of excellence at North Dakota State University (NDSU), to become a major interdisciplinary healthcare education program serving our state, region, and nation. In May 2006, pharmacy, along with nursing, clinical laboratory science (now called medical laboratory science), radiologic science and respiratory care, became the College of Pharmacy, Nursing, and Allied Sciences. During the 2011-2012 academic year, the College launched a first of its kind Vaccinology Minor as a Tri-College consortium effort involving MSUM and Concordia College in an effort to prepare students for careers in the biopharmaceutical industry, biomedical graduate school, and a broad range of health profession careers. A new collaborative Master of Public Health Program for North Dakota State University and the University of North Dakota was approved by the ND State Board of Higher Education in November 2010. Full implementation of the program will occur in fall 2012 semester. There are around 1812 students currently enrolled in the college's pre-professional, professional and graduate programs.
Through its mission, the NDSU College of PNAS advances health care through research and scholarship and prepares students to become competent, caring, ethical, professionals and citizens, committed to lifelong learning. In addition, through its people and programs the College places an emphasis and value on people; quality; professionalism and ethics; knowledge, teaching, and learning; research and scholarship; patient-focused care; and interdisciplinary education.
Check out more information on the Vaccinology Minor or the Master of Public Health program.
College of Pharmacy, Nursing, and Allied Sciences News
Innovation Challenge '14 finalists named
Published: 05 February 2014
The finalists have been named for NDSU’s Innovation Challenge ’14. The third annual competition focuses on innovative work of students.
NDSU awards first master's degrees in public health
Published: 24 January 2014
NDSU has awarded the first master’s degrees from a first-of-its-kind cooperative program between NDSU and the University of North Dakota.
Pharmacy practice chair named to FDA advisory group
Published: 23 January 2014
Donald Miller, professor and chair of pharmacy practice, has been appointed to a three-year term on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Arthritis Advisory Committee.
Pharmaceutical sciences lecture to feature cancer expert
Published: 12 November 2013
The NDSU Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences has scheduled a public seminar featuring a renowned cancer expert. Bharat B. Aggarwal will present “Targeting Anti-Inflammatory Lifestyle for...
NDSU and Sanford College of Nursing discuss partnership
Published: 08 November 2013
The Sanford College of Nursing Board of Directors and the Board of Directors for Sanford Bismarck have signed a memorandum of understanding with North Dakota State University to discuss a partnership...
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