Initially founded as the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy in 1823 by a group of Boston-area pharmacists, the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences (MCPHS) is the second-oldest such school in the U.S. and the oldest institution of higher education in all of Boston. The school's main campus is located in the George Robert White Building in the Longwood Medical Area. It wasn't until 1979 that the school began offering programs in the health sciences and officially settled on its current name and structure. In addition to its main Boston campus, MCPHS also operates satellite locations in Worcester, Massachusetts and Manchester, New Hampshire.
According to its mission statement, MCPHS "prepares students for successful careers in health care through excellence in teaching, scholarship, research, professional service and community engagement."
Those living in student housing or an off campus apartment have access to the MCPHS' unique academic programs and fields of study. Students my pursue undergraduate and graduate level degrees through the Forsyth School of Dental Hygiene, School of Arts & Sciences, School of Medical Imaging and Therapeutics, School of Pharmacy, School of Nursing, School of Optometry, School of Physical Therapy and School of Physician Assistant Studies.
Student living and university living at MCPHS revolve around a variety of traditional campus student activities and organizations. The school's location also provides students the opportunity to explore Boston landmarks such as Fenway Park, TD Garden, Faneuil Hall, Quincy Market, Boston Common, the John Hancock Building and Back Bay.
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