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Bachelor's Degree and Doctor of Pharmacy Degree or Bachelor's Degree and Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmacy Degree

The doctor of pharmacy (Pharm.D.) is either a six-year combined, seven-year combined, or eight-year combined program.

The six-year combined program allows students to complete two years of a prescribed course of study in any undergraduate major. Students are awarded a bachelor's degree after successful completion of the second year of education in the College of Pharmacy.

The seven-year combined program allows students to complete three years of a prescribed course of study in any undergraduate major. Students are awarded a bachelor's degree after successful completion of the first year of education in the College of Pharmacy.

The eight-year combined program requires students to complete four years of a prescribed course of study in any undergraduate major with minimum of 120 credits. Students will receive the Pharm.D. degree after completion of four years of study in the Pharm.D. program.

The doctor of philosophy in pharmacy (Ph.D.) is an eight-year combined program that requires students to complete four years of a prescribed course of study in any undergraduate major with minimum of 120 credits.

Overview of Requirements

Transfer students are not eligible to apply to the Health and Medical Professions dual admission programs. Only students coming to NSU in the fall semester as freshmen first time in college applicants are eligible to apply.  

Calculation of cumulative and science GPA for the purpose of program eligibility will not reflect the "repeated courses" policy, all grades for retaken courses will be included.

Final determination of admission into the professional program is at the discretion of the receiving college.

*Trigonometry, Probability and Statistics, IB Math Analysis, and Functions may be substituted for Pre-Calculus. (High School)

YEARS TO COMPLETE 2+4
HIGH SCHOOL REQUIREMENTS
ACT/SAT AND GPA 29/1300 and 3.5
REQUIRED LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION Science Teacher
Counselor
Pharmacist
PREADMISSION INTERVIEW Yes (Shark Preview Competition Weekend)
DUAL ADMISSION DEADLINE  Fall 2016 : January 1, 2016
NSU UNDERGRADUATE REQUIREMENTS TO ENTER PROFESSIONAL PROGRAM
MAJOR / COURSE REQS. Any bachelor's degree, prescribed program prrequisites will be communicated upon admission.
CUMULATIVE GPA 3.0
SCIENCE GPA 3.0
REQUIRED TEST SCORE PCAT No less than the mean score of the previous year’s entering class
GRADUATE APPLICATION Yes
DEGREE REQUIRED No
CREDITS REQUIRED 78 Major & general education coursework must be completed
YEARS TO COMPLETE 3+4
HIGH SCHOOL REQUIREMENTS
ACT/SAT AND GPA 27/1200 and 3.5
REQUIRED LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION Science Teacher
Counselor
Pharmacist
PREADMISSION INTERVIEW Yes (Shark Preview Competition Weekend)
DUAL ADMISSION DEADLINE Fall 2016 : January 1, 2016
NSU UNDERGRADUATE REQUIREMENTS TO ENTER PROFESSIONAL PROGRAM
MAJOR / COURSE REQS. Any bachelor's degree, prescribed program rerequisites will be communicated upon admission.
CUMULATIVE GPA 3.0
SCIENCE GPA 3.0
REQUIRED TEST SCORE PCAT No less than the mean score of the previous year’s entering class
GRADUATE APPLICATION Yes
DEGREE REQUIRED Yes
MINIMUM NSU CREDITS REQUIRED 93
YEARS TO COMPLETE 4+4
HIGH SCHOOL REQUIREMENTS
ACT/SAT AND GPA 25/1150 and 3.5
REQUIRED LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION Science Teacher
Counselor
Pharmacist
PREADMISSION INTERVIEW Yes (Shark Preview Competition Weekend)
DUAL ADMISSION DEADLINE Fall 2016 : January 1, 2016
NSU UNDERGRADUATE REQUIREMENTS TO ENTER PROFESSIONAL PROGRAM
MAJOR / COURSE REQS. Any bachelor's degree, prescribed program prerequisites will be communicated upon admission.
CUMULATIVE GPA 3.0
SCIENCE GPA 3.0
REQUIRED TEST SCORE PCAT No less the mean score of the previous year’s entering class
GRADUATEAPPLICATION Yes
DEGREE REQUIRED No
CREDITS REQUIRED 120
YEARS TO COMPLETE 4+4
HIGH SCHOOL REQUIREMENTS
ACT/SAT AND GPA 27/1200 and 3.5
REQUIRED LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION Science Teacher
Counselor
Pharmacist
PREADMISSION INTERVIEW Yes (Shark Preview Competition Weekend)
DUAL ADMISSION DEADLINE Fall 2016 : January 1, 2016
NSU UNDERGRADUATE REQUIREMENTS TO ENTER PROFESSIONAL PROGRAM
MAJOR / COURSE REQS. Any bachelors degree, prescribed program prerequisites will be communications upon admission.
CUMULATIVE GPA 3.0
SCIENCE GPA 3.0
REQUIRED TEST SCORE GRE No less than the mean score of the previous year’s entering class in each component.
GRADUATE APPLICATION Yes
DEGREE REQUIRED Yes
CREDITS REQUIRED 120