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The college of Pharmacy at Prince Sattam bin Abdulaziz University in The kingdom of Saudi Arabia planned to provide graduate and under graduate students both males and females one of the most distingush pharmaceutical education. One of the basic purposes of establishing the College of Pharmacy is to cope with the international development in Pharmaceutical Education especially in the USA that was the pioneer in upgrading the Pharmacy profession and the level of Health care services. Among the goals also is to fulfill the requirements for Academic accreditation. Due to the conviction that the role of Pharmacist is not only limited to discovering, preparing and dispensing medicines but also extended to effectively and directly taking care of patients, the planning committee for the academic programs was keen to take the five best Universities in the USA and the academic accreditation standards set forth by the Accreditation Council of pharmacy Education (ACPE) as benchmarks.
The College consists of five academic Departments namely: Pharmaceutics, Pharmacology, Pharmacognosy, Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Clinical Pharmacy. Below is a brief description for the teaching load and courses of each Department to provide the students with the desired level of knowledge, understanding and skills enable them from active competition for available jobs in the field after graduation.