Welcome from the Dean

Dr. Dennis ThompsonOn behalf of the faculty, students, and staff, welcome to the Southwestern Oklahoma State University College of Pharmacy. We consistently rank as one of the best values in pharmacy education, as measured by educational outcomes and cost of education. Our College is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education and a member of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy. The College of Pharmacy celebrated its 70th anniversary in 2009 and has maintained a tradition of excellence in pharmacy education since its founding in 1939.

We take tremendous pride in educating the next generation of pharmacists. The College of Pharmacy offers an innovative and student-focused curriculum. Our outstanding faculty and preceptors are dedicated to helping students realize their full potential. Our faculty excels in the classroom, taking advantage of our small class sizes to provide learning experiences with personalized attention. Outside of the classroom, we have a broad range of student activities that foster opportunities for professional connections and leadership development.

We are dedicated to harnessing the passion and work ethic of our students, faculty, alumni, and stakeholders to create the very best pharmacy education. Our highly accomplished alumni are a major reason for our continued success. We are proud to share our programs with you. Tour our website and get to know us better. Then make plans to take a personal look at our College of Pharmacy. Visit our teaching and research labs, chat with our students, and contribute to our vision. We’re tackling today’s global pharmaceutical opportunities and challenges in a nurturing, student-focused, educational environment. There has never been a better time to get involved with the Southwestern Oklahoma State University College of Pharmacy.

I hope you will join us.

Dennis F. Thompson, Pharm.D., FASHP, FCCP Dean and Nelson M. Sims Endowed Chair

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