With a tradition of excellence in health care and science education since its founding in 1823, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (MCPHS) offers its students degree programs and co-curricular activities that are focused on knowledge and skills development.
Our uniquely immersive and hands-on culture is designed to help you achieve your potential as a healthcare professional. Train with the same technology and equipment used in real-life labs, offices, and hospitals. Thrive in a community of like-minded learners. Be challenged. Be stimulated. And have fun too.
MCPHS offers undergraduate and advanced programs across the entire healthcare spectrum. Not sure where to start? Use our interactive program finder to zero in on your future career.
Our students have access to the most sought-after internships, clinical placements and research opportunities right in our own backyard. From the leading hospitals in central Massachusetts and New Hampshire to Boston’s world-class Longwood Medical and Academic Area, our students gain valuable, real-world experience in institutions, including the #1 pediatric hospital in the country and New England’s top-ranked cancer treatment center, to name a few.
Counseling services is a part of the Division of Student Affairs and offers counseling services on our Boston, Worcester, and Manchester campuses. We value an atmosphere that is welcoming and comfortable for all students, regardless of race, gender, ethnic background, age, sexual orientation, religion, citizenship or disability. Our mission is to support the intellectual, emotional, social, and cultural development of students in a multicultural environment.
Live in apartment-style suites, high above our academic spaces and state-of-the-art labs, or join the vibrant community at the Treehouse and share your living and dining spaces with art and engineering students from our neighbors at the Colleges of the Fenway. Whatever residential housing option you choose, University-sponsored housing is guaranteed to all incoming freshmen and first year transfer students, which means your home away from home is already waiting for you.
Most of our print collections have been converted into an electronic format, enabling users to access material remotely and from all three campuses. Each library maintains small print and reserve collections to support its campus programs. Through its combined print and electronic collections, the libraries maintain research-level collections in pharmacy and drug information.
Stay fit at the Schumann Fitness Center, which offers a variety of equipment, amenities, and classes. The Center features locker rooms and showers, as well as 50 pieces of the latest technology in cardiovascular and strength equipment from top of the line manufacturers. Looking for group exercise experiences? Each semester, the Center offers classes in a variety of areas, including yoga, Pilates, Zumba, and Tango, and each class can be tailored to your specific needs. Our students also enjoy access to the pool facilities at Colleges of the Fenway member Simmons College – just visit our Cardinal Booth for a pass.
At MCPHS, you can form immediate connections with other students and staff who are as passionate about healthcare as you are. That’s the beauty of being immersed in a community totally dedicated to health sciences. Get involved in countless clubs and organizations, intramural sports, campus cultural events, and the many things offered outside of our doors. And make the most of your experience here at MCPHS.
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