California Northstate University College of Pharmacy (CNUCOP) is dedicated to educating, developing, and training individuals to provide competent patient-centered care. CNUCOP offers a progressive educational program that emphasizes active learning, direct patient care experiences, and the role of research in advancing the profession of pharmacy. The goal is to graduate highly skilled pharmacists who improve the well being of their patients, who contribute to the scholarship and research of pharmacy practice, and who promote the expanding role of pharmaceutical services in the health care system in a inter-professional context.
Beginning Fall 2015, California Northstate University's College of Health Science's will offer graduating high school students two pre-pharmacy program options leading to a Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) degree. The Pre-Pharmacy Plus Program options include an accelerated 2 + 4 (2 years undergraduate + 4 years PharmD coursework) and a 3+4 (3 years undergraduate + 4 years PharmD coursework) and a BS/PharmD program. High school applicants must apply for the accelerated program through the College of Health Science at http://healthsciences.cnsu.edu
A second pre-pharmacy program is under development with the University of Nevada Reno(UNR). The BS/PharmD program will be known as the UNR-CNU Pre-Pharmacy RxExplorer Program. The program will provide eligiable entering UNR high school students and continuing students priority admission to the competitive Doctor of Pharmacy program. The proposed program is scheduled to begin in the next year. Interested UNR applicants and students should contact the UNR admissions for more information.
To advance the science and art of pharmacy.
To utilize innovative active learning strategies in educating students and practitioners, advance the practice of pharmacy, and improve the health of Californians and beyond.
Advancing our college, our goals, and our discipline. Caring about our students, our staff, our faculty, and our profession. Teamwork in teaching, learning, research, scholarship, and service.
The following goals will help us accomplish our mission:
Web Link: Pharm D Pogram http://www.cnsu.edu
The Supplemental Application fee will be waived for Early Decision Applicants
|Course Title||Semester Hours||Quarter Hours|
|Biochemistry, or Cell & Molecular Biology||3||4|
|General Biology* with one lab or lab equivalent||8||12|
|General Education. The Prerequisite coursework counts toward the calculation of this requirement. 24 semester hours/36 quarter hours of the General Education requirement must be coursework in the Liberal Arts.||60||90|
Applicants not earning a Bachelor's degree prior to entering the Doctor of Pharmacy program must successfully complete a minimum of 2 years of coursework (60 + Sem Hrs/90 + Qtr Hrs) leading to a Bachelor's degree including 24 Sem Hrs/ 36 Qtr Hrs of coursework in the Liberal Arts. Proof of completion of the prerequisite courses not reported on the PharmCAS application must be provided by the accepted student as soon as the course has been completed and grades posted. The General Chemistry and Organic Chemistry courses must include 2 labs or lab equivalents. The Biology sequence must include at least one lab or lab equivalent. Summer 2016 prerequisite courses must be completed three weeks before the first day of class.
Prerequisite courses can be located on our website at http://pharmacy.cnsu.edu/prospective-students/admissions
The web-based Supplemental Application can be found on our website under Prospective Students at http://pharmacy.cnsu.edu/prospective-students/admissions.
May be required for applicants who receive their degree from a college in a non-English speaking country.
Applicants must provide documention that they have completed all requried immunizations and the background check prior to matriculation.
Canadian and foreign applicants will be considered for admissions beginning July 2015. Trancripts must be received by PharmCAS and be avaialbe for viewing on the PHARMCAS application to be considered for an admission interview. Canadian students must submit transcripts of all colleges attended directly to PharmCAS. Foreign Applicants must submit a foreign transcript evaluation directly to PharmCAS. All accepted students must submit an original transcript directly to the school prior to entry. Applicants who are selected to interview must plan to attend an on-campus interview day at our Northern California campus. Please note Finanical Assistance may be limited for non-U.S. applicants. Personal transportation such as a vehicle will be necessary to participate in experiential education at clinical sites.
Interview Information and tips can be found on our web site using the following link