Our College of Pharmacy is no stranger to the culture of innovation, being the first pharmacy school in the country to be run by Filipinos. For 118 years, our Pharmacy program has kept that culture resulting in a Level III status from the Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities Commission on Accreditation. This external body checks the quality standards of universities.
Aside from this, what makes our Pharmacy program stand out from instruction is the tools we provide our students, like our own Animal House designed for high-quality research and experimentation. Innovations like such will give you additional knowledge and skills, giving you an edge over other Pharmacy graduates.
This is reflective of the performance of our students, consistently exceeding the average national passing rate in board examinations for the past 5 years. This is how we keep on producing highly competitive and employable graduates not only in the field of pharmaceutical companies but also in related industries like chemical manufacturing and even cosmetics.
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Caloocan, Metro Manila, Philippines
Pharmacists' roles are evolving. As our technology and healthcare system continuously change and progress, pharmacists are coming out from behind the high counters to provide direct care and counseling to patients. Pharmacists are often depended on to ensure the quality of medicines given to patients and to advise them about the proper use, indications, and contraindications of drugs. They also interact with a larger health team to help manage complex patient care. Pharmacists serve patients in communities, hospitals and regulatory units, manufacturing companies, and the academe.
Bigger, Bolder, Brighter Centralinos!
Dr. Karina Marie S. Batu-Villena Dean / Pharmaceutics Cluster Head & College Research Coordinator
Mr. Manuel Balmas, RPh, MSPhAssociate Dean / Faculty Review Coordinator / Pharmaceutical Chemistry Cluster Head / Humanities Guild Adviser / Second Year Class Adviser
Mrs. Elvira V. De Leon, RPh, MSPh UNICEPS College Coordinator / Therapeutics Cluster Head / Delta Chapter Adviser / SHS Immersion Coordinator / Third Year Class Adviser
Ms. Mary Anne V. Gutierrez, RPh, MSPhFaculty Internship Coordinator / 4th Year Class Adviser / Klubba Scientia Adviser
Ms. Christine Marie S. Terrado, RPh, MSPhPractice of Pharmacy Cluster Head / Student Discipline Board Coordinator / Pharmacy Student Council Adviser / 1st Year Class Adviser
The supreme body that governs the other college organizations unifies the student organizations toward achieving their goals. It represents the values of purpose-driven leadership, academic excellence, respect for self, others, and country, maintenance of value diversity, accountability, and community service.
The science and technology-oriented organization of the college seeks to develop in the Pharmacy students a deep appreciation for the theoretical aspects and practical applications of pharmaceutical sciences.
An organization that ensures greater participation of the college in national activities that foster closer and harmonious relationships with other pharmacy students.
An organization that aims to develop and empower the aptitude and social talents of Pharmacy students as well as their creativity and leadership skills. HG allows students to express themselves through arts and practice skills of collaboration with others.
Through innovative education and a culture of excellence, we have been transforming learners into future leaders since 1904. Equipped with mastery in skills and empowered with steadfast character, to contribute to and overcome the challenges of our rapidly changing world.
Knowledge and skills work hand in hand for career progression. These are 2 key cores that MCU equipped me to be an IT Analyst in a multinational company - a role I just dreamt a few years ago. Armed with innovative education from my Computer Science degree, I feel to deliver values to the business using those diverse exposures I earned being a Centralino
Among the pioneer batch of MCU – College of Physical Therapy, Manila Central University’s Dean of College of Physical Therapy, formally took his oath as the newly appointed Chairman of the Board for Physical and Occupational Therapy Board before the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) administered by its chairman, Hon. Teofilo S. Pilando, Jr., last March 9, 2022 at the Commission's Office at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC), Roxas Boulevard, Pasay City.
I am Mark Alexis Balverde an alumnus batch 2010 who is currently working in the United States of America as PT specifically in Pediatric and Geriatric facility. My college life was a bit rough because I am a happy go lucky type of person. I failed but I never intend to quit. After passing my Philippine licensure examination I’ve rested for a while but decided to pursue my dream here in the US last 2016...read more
For someone who has difficulties in science subjects, she continued to pursue a science related course. MCU gave her a chance to turn this weakness into strength. She is determined to improve her weakness, to be resilient and to persevere to be what she wants to become...read more
During her college days, she has been very consistent and one of the top performing students in her class. Likewise, she also excels in co-curricular activities and participated in many worthwhile activities sponsored by the College of Pharmacy and other schools of Pharmacy in the Philippines...read more
I always keep in mind to "Ail for the best para if worse comes to worst pasado ako." I remember going to college undecided, not knowing what to take. I enrolled at MCU already on the 2nd week of class. I didn't even know what Physical Therapy is, all I just want is a medical related course...read more