|Duration: 3-4 Years||Courses: 39||Faculty: 50|
|Est. Applications: 1266||Acceptance Rate: 19%||Est. Class Size: 244|
Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (MCPHS) provides a unique academic environment to guide and support students toward successful, sustainable careers and leadership in health care. MCPHS is a private independent institution with a long and distinguished history of specializing in health sciences education. For students who aspire to become practicing pharmacists and have completed their pre-professional coursework at a regionally accredited college or university, this is a fall start, year-round, full-time, 34-month program (2 years of classroom instruction, 10 months of advanced rotations) which provides an intensive professional course of study leading to the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) degree. Sophisticated technology and interactive videoconferencing are utilized to deliver the core courses and some electives between the Worcester, MA and Manchester, NH PharmD courses.
Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences School of Pharmacy-Worcester/Manchester is one of only a handful of institutions in the country that offers this type of accelerated PharmD program. We have professional pharmacy practice laboratories with leading-edge equipment and technology. The program educates students to become critical thinkers and responsible health care professionals. MCPHS offers a Postgraduate Training Certificate of Achievement which is a focused area of study that is available for students interested in pursuing residency or fellowship training after graduation. Graduates are eligible to sit for board examinations and become licensed pharmacists.
PLEASE NOTE – APPLICANTS CAN ONLY APPLY TO 1 MCPHS CAMPUS. PLEASE CHOOSE EITHER OUR WORCESTER, MA, MANCHESTER, NH, OR BOSTON, MA (NON-ACCELERATED) CAMPUS WHEN APPLYING.
Location:1260 Elm Street, Manchester, New Hampshire 03101
|Female: 59%||Male: 41%||Age: 18-61|
|Tuition Fee:||$1,275||per year|
|Minimum GPA: 2.70||Average GPA: 2.70||Minimum PCAT: Optional|
|Total number of college SEMESTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation:||39|
|Total number of basic science college SEMESTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation:||30|
|Total number of college QUARTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation:||56|
|Applicants must successfully complete ALL course prerequisites by the end of the:||
Spring 2019 term
|Course Title||Semester/Quarter Hours|
|General Biology I||4/6|
|General Biology II w/lab||4/6|
|General Chemistry I w/lab||4/6|
|General Chemistry II w/lab||4/6|
|Organic Chemistry I w/lab||4/6|
|Organic Chemistry II w/lab||4/6|
|Math or Computer Science Elective||3/4|
|History or Political Science*||3/4|
|Social Science Elective*||3/4|
|Behavioral Science Elective*||3/4|
|General Information||One (1) letter of recommendation is required and must be received before verified application is reviewed by admission committee. An academic reference and/or a professional/healthcare reference is preferred by the admission committee.|
|LOR types that are REQUIRED:|
|LOR types that are RECOMMENDED:|
|LOR types that are CONDITIONALLY ACCEPTED:|
|Note: please verify the institution specific details regarding CONDITIONALLY ACCEPTED LOR types.
|LOR types that are NOT ACCEPTED:|
|Are Committee Letters accepted?|
|A Committee Letter is:|
|Does it count as more than one LOR?|
|Are Composite Letters accepted?
Does it count as more than one LOR?
|Interview Format:||Individual applicants with one interviewer|
|Details:||Selected candidates are invited interview on a rolling basis beginning early fall. All candidates are required to complete an writing sample during the interview and should expect to be available for approximately two hours.|
June 1, 2022
Dual Degree Program? Yes
Part of an academic health center? No
Pharmacy observation hours required? No
Supplemental application requirement? No
Baccalaureate degree preferred for admissions? No
Follows the AACP Cooperative Admissions Guidelines? No
Is preference given to in-state applicants vs. out-of-state applicants? No
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