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). High school applicants must apply for the accelerated program through the College of Health Science at http://healthsciences.cnsu.edu/
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|
|Total||60 + semester hours Bachelor's Degree Preferred||90 + 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 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 for prerequisite courses not reported on the PharmCAS application must be provided by accepted students 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.
Late supplemental applications may be accepted. Contact the Office of Admissions if you require assistance at email@example.com
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 prior to matriculation.
Health care experience may be obtained by work, volunteering, or shadowing a health care professional such as a pharmacist, a medical doctor, nurse, dentist, or other professional working in healthcare.
Canadian and foreign applicants will be considered for admissions beginning July 2015. Applicants who are selected to interview must plan to attend an on-campus interview day at our 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