Student graduation outcomes are shown here to provide stakeholders with the data regarding the retention and successes of the PharmD program.
KGI leverages close biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry ties to prepare doctors of pharmacy to fulfill a wide range of integral healthcare roles. Required and optional industry experiential education provides students with a breadth of hands-on training designed to enhance their skills and knowledge, while increasing their competitiveness in the job market.
KGI prepares student pharmacists for advances at the leading edge of pharmacy practice
Along with a PharmD degree, KGI graduates receive a certificate in one of four areas
Students complete rotations in community pharmacy, health-systems, senior adult chronic care, industry, and more
Professional standards, from the Accreditation Council on Pharmacy Education (ACPE), the Center for the Advancement of Pharmaceutical Education (CAPE) Outcomes and the North American Pharmacy Licensure Examination (NAPLEX) Blueprint, are the basis of the School of Pharmacy Program Outcomes. The program’s curricular outcomes are defined at a more general level by the Global Program Learning Outcomes, and more specifically as the Professional Student Outcomes. To learn more about the nine Global Program Learning Outcomes, visit kgi.edu/pharmd-gplo.
You can also learn more about the PharmD program by visiting our Class Profile page, Curriculum Four-Year Plan, and Curriculum Map.
Source: California Board of Pharmacy
32 students registered, 27 stayed active and 13 matched for PGY1 residencies (Match rate: 48.14%). The national match rate for 2020 graduates was 64.94%.
Residencies – PGY1
Health Systems Pharmacy
28 students registered, 25 stayed active and 14 matched for PGY1 residencies ( match rate: 56%). The national match rate for 2020 graduates was 63.12%.
Residency – PGY1
Residency – PGY2
At Commencement 2019, there were 75 PharmD graduates. Nearly all of the graduates indicated that they are pursuing registered pharmacist (RPh) licensure. Of the 75 graduates, 10 (13.3%) went on to pharmacy residency sites, and 8 (10.6%) were awarded fellowships. The remainder are looking for work pending licensure.