NSU HPD Catalog 2021-2022

220 College of Pharmacy—Ph.D. Program • official GRE scores (recommended, but not required) • proof of English proficiency (required for nonnative English speakers) 3. Submit an NSU supplemental application (online via an emailed link that is sent once NSU has applicant’s PharmGrad application) and a $50 (U.S.), nonrefundable application fee. The deadline for the NSU supplemental application and nonrefundable application fee is June 15. The following standardized tests currently satisfy NSU College of Pharmacy English requirements for nonnative English speakers: • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)*: minimum score of 213 on the computer-based or 80 on the Internetbased test (toefl.org) • International English Language Testing System (IELTS)*: minimum score of 6.0 on the test module (ielts.org) • Duolingo Test of English*: minimum score of 105 (duolingo.com) * Scores may be no more than two years old at the time of the interview. Candidates who have taken college courses in the United States may also prove English proficiency by completing, with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale, two collegelevel English composition courses at a regionally accredited college or university in the United States. All application materials and foreign evaluations must be mailed to Nova Southeastern University Enrollment Processing Services (EPS) College of Pharmacy Admissions 3301 College Avenue, P.O. Box 299000 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33329-9905 Interview Process A personal interview is part of the admissions process; however, being interviewed is not a guarantee of admission. Upon receipt of a completed application, a reviewwill be made to determine if the applicant will be granted an interview. Not all applicants will be granted an interview. The Office of Admissions will notify selected applicants for interviews. Notice of Acceptance Notice of acceptance or other action by the Committee on Admissions will be on a “rolling” or periodic schedule. Early completion of the application process is in the best interest of the applicant. Admission to the program is contingent upon successful completion of all prerequisite coursework prior to Admissions Requirements Candidates with degrees in fields related to the sciences will be considered for the Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences program. The College of Pharmacy takes a holistic approach in the evaluation of applications, looking beyond grades and test scores, but also focusing on work history, extracurricular activities, and life experiences. Students in the Ph.D. program are eligible to apply for a concurrent degree in the M.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences program. Those students applying to the Drug Development (Pharmaceutics) or the Molecular Medicine and Pharmacogenomics sequences are required to have earned a Bachelor of Science degree in pharmacy, chemistry, biology, or a related scientific area. Students applying to the Social and Administrative Pharmacy sequence are required to have earned a Bachelor of Science degree in pharmacy, economics, statistics, public health, health services research, or other related fields. 1. Applicants must have earned a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education. 2. Applicants must have earned a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. 3. Applicants must submit official scores from the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) general test (verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning, and analytical writing). • Scores must be less than five years old at the time of application. • For more information, please visit gre.org. 4. Three letters of reference from professors or supervisors in the applicant’s field of study must be submitted. Application Procedures The Office of Admissions processes applications on a rolling basis; therefore, it is in the best interest of the applicant to apply early. The PharmGrad application process may take up to six weeks to complete. 1. Apply to PharmGrad electronically through Pharmgrad.org. • Deadline to apply is May 2. 2. Send supporting documents to PharmGrad. • official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended (submitted directly to PharmGrad by the college or university and/or foreign credential evaluation service) • three letters of reference on official letterhead, with a signature, from professors or supervisors in the applicant’s field of study Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Pharmaceutical Sciences