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Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)

A Joint Accreditation founding organization, ACPE sets standards for the education of pharmacists and pharmacy technicians to prepare them for the delivery of pharmacist-provided patient care.

ACPE provides accreditation services and professional development activities to those in the pharmacy profession to ensure the quality of pharmacy education and training.

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About ACPE

Recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as the national agency for the accreditation of professional degree programs in pharmacy, the ACPE also serves as the national agency for the accreditation of providers of continuing education.

CPE offers evaluation and certification of professional degree programs internationally. In collaboration with the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, ACPE accredits pharmacy technician education and training programs.

ACPE evaluates and certifies professional degree programs internationally

Since 1932, ACPE has worked with educational institutions and organizations to assure excellence is available for people in the pharmacy profession.

ACPE is Committed to Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE)

As the world leader in providing exemplary accreditation services to support and advance pharmacy education and the pharmacy profession, the ACPE remains committed to our principles.

Our Guiding Principles

  1. Excellence in assuring quality in pharmacy education
  2. Commitment to continuous quality improvement
  3. Innovation in our core businesses, knowledge creation and education
  4. Leadership in the profession of pharmacy
  5. Collaboration with other accreditor colleagues
  6. Responsiveness to our constituencies
  7. Professionalism in all work endeavors and in the image of ACPE