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Mission, Vision, and Values

Mission Statement

The Purdue College of Pharmacy Experiential Learning Program supports the college in preparing pharmacy students to be successful practitioners and pharmacy leaders through direct engagement opportunities at diverse, high quality training sites.

Vision Statement

The Purdue College of Pharmacy Experiential Learning Program seeks to provide a series of rotation experiences that will cultivate high-quality entry-level practitioners who will shape the pharmacy landscape.


The cornerstones of the Experiential Learning Program are to promote:

  • The profession of pharmacy
  • Inclusion and diversity
  • Community engagement and value within the healthcare system
  • Patient centered care and education
  • Interprofessional education and collaboration
  • Preceptor engagement and development

What is Experiential Learning

At Purdue, experiential learning is woven throughout every year of the PharmD program, culminating with an entire year of advanced experiences. Our students are exceptionally prepared as they move through their experiential curriculum, taking what is learned in the classroom and applying it in a real-world setting.  Graduates of our program have experience in the areas they want to practice, thanks to our rigorous required courses and generous opportunity for four advanced elective rotations. The Experiential Learning Program in the Purdue University College of Pharmacy is one of the best in the nation due to the variety of opportunities and established international rotations. Follow the links below for more information.

The Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) sets national standards for Doctor of Pharmacy programs.  We are doing the following:

  • Experiential Learning comprises at least 30% of the entire curriculum
  • Experiential Learning spans the entire professional program - see the curriculum

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