Accreditation, Marketable Skills, and Quality Indicators

Ben and Maytee Fisch College of Pharmacy


The University of Texas at Tyler Ben and Maytee Fisch College of Pharmacy’s Doctor of Pharmacy program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education, 190 South LaSalle Street, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60603, 312/664-3575; FAX 866/228-2631, web site


Marketable Skills for the Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) Program

National Licensure Examinations

The Fisch College of Pharmacy Pharm.D. program provides students with the knowledge needed to pass the North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination (NAPLEX) licensing exam. The program also provides students with the knowledge needed to pass the Federal and Texas State Laws tested within the Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE).  The program does not provide comprehensive coverage of state laws outside of Texas. Additionally, not all states/territories use the MPJE for their law examinations, including Arkansas, California, Idaho, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Islands. The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy ( ­maintains a list of states accepting the NAPLEX and MPJE as licensing exams as well as contact information for each state board of pharmacy.

Quality Indicators by Year

2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024

Post-Graduate Pharmacy Residency Placements: Percent of students matched in the ASHP Match, Phase I + II (PGY1 and PGY2)

7/14 (50%) 6/22 (27%) 6/18 (33%) 10/13 (77%) 15/15 (100%)  

Quality Indicators by Graduation Year

2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024

NAPLEX Licensure: First-Time Pass Rate

77% 65% 72% 59.3% - -

MPJE Licensure (Texas): First-Time Pass Rate

90% 88% 80% 77.8% - -

On-Time Graduation Rates (i.e. within 4 academic years)

78% 81% 77% 82%* - -

Percent of graduates who answered "I am prepared to enter pharmacy practice" on the AACP Graduating Student Survey

98% 95% 92% 98.1% - -

Third-Year PCOA: First-Time Pass Rate

81% 97%  94% 65% 73% 91%

Third-Year PCOA: Pass Rate (All Attempts)

100% 100% 100% 94% 100% -







*Estimated On-Time Graduation Rate
NAPLEX: North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination.
MPJE: Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination.
PCOA: Pharmacy Curriculum Outcomes Assessment.

Updated 06-09-2022