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AIM Member Texas A&M Health Science Center

Texas A&M Health Science Center

Irma Lerma Rangel College of Pharmacy

1010 West Avenue B, MSC 131
78363, Kingsville
United States

The Texas A&M Rangel College of Pharmacy opened its doors to students in 2006 to meet a critical need in the South Texas community, the college has now established an exceptional pharmacy program, obtained full professional accreditation with flying colors, and has graduated four cohorts of students. The college’s leadership strives to entrench a culture of excellence, education, research, practice and patient care to each professional student enrolled. Guided by a set of core values that are referred to as five-C’s (care, compassion, competence, community and collaboration), the Texas A&M Rangel College of Pharmacy continues to advance the profession of pharmacy and to enhance the quality of peoples’ lives in South Texas, Texas and beyond. No wonder it is ranked in the Top 50 for pharmacy programs in the country within a record time, as per the recent US News and World Report rankings.

Mission: The mission of the College of Pharmacy is to provide a comprehensive pharmacy education in a stimulating, learning-intensive, student-centered environment to prepare a diverse student body for the practice of pharmacy as competent, caring, ethical professionals dedicated to the provision of optimal pharmaceutical care through a balanced program of education, research, and service.

 As a state supported institution, the College has an obligation to enhance the quality of life of its constituents by utilizing its experts to expand the knowledge of pharmacy and pharmacotherapy. The college values excellence in teaching, research and scholarship, drug therapy management, and public service. In order to achieve this mission, the college will strive to do the following:

1.        Apply innovative and proven educational strategies to produce pharmacists who possess the knowledge and skills required to serve their patients in an ethical and professional manner;

2.        Conduct competitive basic, clinical, social, and administrative science research that translates into improved pharmacy education, pharmaceutical research, pharmaceutical care and public policy;

3.        Foster research and service programs to discover and apply new knowledge;

4.        Produce quality graduates, highly competent in dealing with the daily demands, challenges, and rewards of contemporary pharmacy practice and well prepared to move forward with confidence, innovation and professionalism;

5.        Disseminate information about medication use and misuse to the community;

6.        Serve as a catalyst to advance the practice of pharmacy in South Texas.