The department combine the study of medical science and chemistry. This study has the responsibility of ensuring the effectiveness and safety of drug use. The scope of the practice of pharmacy includes traditional and modern pharmacy. Traditional pharmacy related with blending and providing drugs, while the modern pharmacy related with services to patients, such as clinical services, evaluation of the efficacy and safety of drugs use, as well as providing drug information.
The department is expected to be a mean for the development of science and technology which will play great role in producing qualified human resource, who has a high capability of becoming the future leaders and the motor of Indonesian economic growth particularly in the health sector.