Submission of a supplemental application is required to have a complete application. It is highly recommended to submit the supplemental application at the time of the PharmCAS application submission.
Campbell University was founded as Buies Creek Academy on January 5, 1887 and began addressing health care issues in 1985 with the establishment of the nationally acclaimed School of Pharmacy. We were the first new pharmacy program founded in the United States in more than 35 years. In 2009, the School of Pharmacy’s name was formally changed to the College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences to provide additional health science programs, including the Master of Physician Assistant Practice and Master of Science in Public Health.
Campbell University is an interprofessional, service-oriented, private, Christian institution offering hands-on, student-centered education and patient-centered training for: Doctor of Pharmacy, Doctor of Physical Therapy, Master of Physician Assistant Practice, MS Public Health, MS Pharmaceutical Sciences, MS Clinical Research Online, BS Clinical Research and BS Pharmaceutical Sciences as well as outstanding Pre-Pharmacy and Pre-Med programs. With a proven track record of board passage rates exceeding 98% since our inception, Campbell has the program you want in the community you need. We offer dual degrees in PharmD/MS Public Health, PharmD/MS Clinical Research Online, PharmD/MS Pharmaceutical Sciences and PharmD/MBA. At Campbell your training includes state of the art simulation training equipment, interprofessional collaboration, individualized attention and international mission opportunities.
Pre-Pharmacy is one of Campbell University's largest undergraduate programs. It is a unique, two-year, non-degree program specially designed to prepare undergraduate students for entry into the College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences’ (CPHS) highly regarded and competitive Doctor of Pharmacy program. The curriculum (http://www.campbell.edu/cphs/academic-programs/pre-pharmacy/curriculum/?utm_source=PharmCAS&utm_medium=SchoolPage&utm_campaign=PharmCAS) also prepares students to enter the bachelor’s program in pharmaceutical sciences, clinical research, or other specific disciplines.
Doctor of Pharmacy
The Doctor of Pharmacy degree (http://www.campbell.edu/cphs/academic-programs/pharmd?utm_source=PharmCAS&utm_medium=SchoolPage&utm_campaign=PharmCAS) is the College’s largest program, with more than 25 years of credible training history. Campbell’s pharmacy graduates have maintained a 98 percent passage rate on the national pharmacy board exams and continue to build a legacy as successful leaders, innovators and contributors to the pharmacy profession.
Four dual degrees (http://www.campbell.edu/cphs/academic-programs/pharmd/dual-degrees/?utm_source=PharmCAS&utm_medium=SchoolPage&utm_campaign=PharmCAS) are offered with the Doctor of Pharmacy program: public health, clinical research, pharmaceutical sciences and business administration.
Campbell University College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences participates in the PharmCAS Early Decision process. Check out our Early Decision (http://www.campbell.edu/cphs/academic-programs/pharmd/early-decision-program/?utm_source=PharmCAS&utm_medium=SchoolPage&utm_campaign=PharmCAS) website for more details.
Early Decision has many benefits for students:
This $10,000 scholarship is awarded to all eligible students for their P1 year based upon overall PharmCAS GPA of 3.5 or higher. This scholarship is available for renewal during the P2 year by maintaining a GPA of 3.5 or higher in the P1 year and completed the required leadership activities, community service, and professional involvement.
Applicants must complete a minimum of 64 prerequisite credit hours prior to enrollment into the PharmD program. CPHS utilizes a holistic admissions process considering experience, education, academic ability, leadership and community service. For more information on our admission requirements, visit our PharmD admission requirements page ( http://www.campbell.edu/cphs/academic-programs/pharmd/admission-requirements/?utm_source=PharmCAS&utm_medium=SchoolPage&utm_campaign=PharmCAS ).
Campbell surpassed the ASHP Residency Match Rate (http://www.campbell.edu/cphs/news/item/cphs-surpasses-national-residency-match-average?utm_source=PharmCAS&utm_medium=SchoolPage&utm_campaign=PharmCAS) for Post-Graduate Pharmacy program national average of 65% by eight percentage points. The College has representatives serving residencies in New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, and Virginia this cycle. CPHS offers a variety of residency programs. Residents at CPHS are afforded the opportunity to enhance their clinical, research, teaching and critical thinking skills to meet the demands and changes occurring in the profession of pharmacy.
The mission of the College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences is to educate students in a Christian environment to be health care professionals who will function effectively as a part of an interdisciplinary team of health care providers to meet existing and future health care needs and who will provide leadership to their profession and professional organizations.
|Course Title||Semester Hours||Quarter Hours|
|Calculus: Ex. Calculus I, Analytical Geometry & Calculus||3||4-5|
|Physics with lab: Physics for health science professions majors (need not be calculus based)||4||6|
|General Chemistry with lab - General Chemistry I at 4 semester hours, General Chemistry II at 4 semester hours||8||12|
|Organic Chemistry with lab - Organic Chemistry I at 4 semester hours, Organic Chemistry II at 4 semester hours||8||12|
|Biological Sciences (12 hours are required): General Biology, Human Anatomy & Physiology, & Microbiology, all with lab||12||18|
|Economics: Course must be denoted as an economics course in your university catalog. Economics may count as a social science if the matriculant has 64 hours of credit at matriculation.||3||4-5|
|English Composition: English courses must be writing intensive. Basic literature courses will not be accepted. (ex. English Composition) (Only required for applicants who have not earned a bachelor's degree.)||6||9|
|Humanities: Ex. Literature, Philosophy, Music, Art, Drama, Foreign Language. (Only required for applicants who have not earned a bachelor's degree.)||6||9|
|Social Sciences: Ex. Religion, History, Political Science, Psychology or Sociology (Only required for applicants who have not earned a bachelor's degree.)||6||9|
|Electives: Ex. Advanced biology or chemistry courses. Certain business electives may be used to meet the requirements of the dual PharmD/MBA. (Only required for applicants who have not earned a BA/BS degree)||12||18|
All matriculants must complete 64 hours of coursework prior to matriculation into the Doctor of Pharmacy program. These credit hours must consist of the science/math core listed as well as economics and public speaking. All matriculants who have not earned a bachelor's degree must also complete the non-science core listed. Electives may be either basic science, math, or liberal arts courses; however, advanced biological and clinical sciences are highly beneficial for the professional program.
*Physics, General Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, General Biology, Anatomy & Physiology I, and Microbiology must have a lab associated with the course. When available, lab-based Biological Sciences are preferred.
Please visit our website at http://www.campbell.edu/cphs/academic-programs/pharmd/apply/ to complete our supplemental application.
July 2016, September 2016, October/November 2016, and January 2017
The TOEFL is required for applicants who learned English as a foreign language.
We consider foreign citizens, US permanent residents, and Canadian citizens as long as the Doctor of Pharmacy pre-requisite coursework has been completed at a United States accredited institution.
Applicants must have three letters of recommendation sent through PharmCAS by the deadline. We recommend one from a pharmacist, one from a science professor, and the third can be of your choice. However, we will not accept letters from family members or friends.
Applicants who are chosen for an interview will enage in multiple mini interviews, in addition to a group exercise. The entire interview process typically takes about four to five hours; however, not all of this time is spent during an interview.