The mission of The Department of Pharmacy and Health Professions is to provide high quality undergraduate education and training in the area of pharmaceutical science. This mission is consistent with the mission of Elizabeth City State University and places a priority on teaching, research and community engagement, enabling its graduates to provide world class quality health care services. 

The department provides a student-centered environment, to enhance student learning, while preparing its graduates for leadership roles and lifelong learning. 


We are committed to support mutually beneficial partnerships with local and global organizations to promote sustainable economic, social and cultural growth; and seek to serve the university, local, and professional communities with leadership and distinction. 

Career Paths: Some Important Websites

Other Partnerships and Programs

Research and Research Training Opportunities

Faculty and Staff

The Department consists of highly trained and committed faculty, as well as skilled technical and support personnel, who work together to assure students receive the highest quality of education and services.


Gloria Payne, Ph.D. Chair
Dr. Herman G. Cooke Department of Natural Sciences, Pharmacy & Health Professions
Campus Box 930
Elizabeth City, NC 27909
(252) 335-3595
Fax: (252)335-3697