Admission to USJ's Doctor of Pharmacy Program
To be considered for admission to USJ's Doctor of Pharmacy program, you must first meet the following prerequisites.
Competitive candidates should achieve a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.8 on a four-point scale and a minimum GPA of 2.8 in the 50 semester credits of required prerequisite courses, with no grade below a "C" (C-minus grades are not accepted).
In addition, all candidates must:
- Hold an earned bachelor's degree
- Complete a minimum of 68 semester credits of study in a regionally accredited college or university in the United States or Canada; Ordinarily, all prerequisite coursework should be less than seven calendar years old. Applicants with credits or credentials from outside the United States and Canada will be reviewed and considered on a case-by-case basis.
- Complete all science and mathematics prerequisite coursework by the end of the spring semester prior to entry into the program
- Take the PCAT and ensure that scores are sent to PharmCAS; It is recommended that the examination be taken in the fall of the year just prior to the desired year of admission.