CUW is accepting applications from students who have a PharmCAS account by May 18. Students may be granted individual deadline extensions through June 1. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
Now offering a PharmD/MBA dual degree. Complete both degrees in as little as 4 years. More information at http://www.cuw.edu/pharmacy.
Founded in 1881, Concordia University Wisconsin was one of the state's earliest institutions of higher learning and is currently the second largest private university in Wisconsin, with almost 8,000 undergraduate and graduate students. It is located on the western shore of Lake Michigan in suburban Mequon, Wisconsin, just minutes from downtown Milwaukee. Concordia's commitment to health care education can be seen through its nationally recognized programs in nursing, physical therapy and occupational therapy. The pharmacy school is an excellent complement to the existing programs and encourages interdisciplinary approaches to health care education.
Concordia University Wisconsin’s School of Pharmacy is committed to the development of pharmacists and professionals who are servant leaders, dedicated to improving the health of our communities through excellence in teaching, research, service, and practice. We do this through a student-centered approach that provides a world-class clinical and scientific knowledgebase, with optimal focus on active applied learning throughout the curriculum. Our accomplished faculty are committed to teaching and mentoring in a welcoming Christian environment that maximizes students’ future success. With more than 99% of our graduates finding a job upon graduation, it is certain that Concordia will prepare you to have an immediate impact in the field of healthcare.
Team-based Patient-centered Care
PharmD/MBA Dual Degree: Concordia University Wisconsin offers a dual PharmD/MBA degree for students who are looking to expand their career opportunities and wish to be a highly qualified pharmacy graduate with a focus on both patient care practice and business and practice-based management.
For more information: http://www.cuw.edu/pharmacy
|Course Title||Semester Hours||Quarter Hours|
|General Chemistry I with Lab||4||6|
|General Chemistry II with Lab||4||6|
|Biology I with Lab (Human Anatomy or Anat. & Phys would also count)||4||6|
|Biology II with Lab (Human Anatomy or Anat. & Phys would also count)||4||6|
|Organic Chemistry I with Lab||4||6|
|Organic Chemistry II with Lab||4||6|
|Physics I with or without Lab (Algebra or Calc based both acceptable)||3-4||6|
|One or more advanced science elective course(s) (Examples: Physics II, Physiology, Anatomy, Anatomy & Physiology, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Genetics, or other advanced science course.)||4-5||6|
|Calculus (for math and/or science majors)||3||6|
|English Composition or Writing Course||3||4|
|Interpersonal Communication or Public Speaking Course||3||4|
|Economics (micro, macro or general course)||3||4|
|Statistics (Biostats also acceptable)||3||4|
|General Education Electives||17|
General education electives include any course not offered through a math or science department.
All prerequisites have exceptions, please contact us at email@example.com with questions about what will and will not fulfill these requirements.
All test dates for the admissions cycle year are accepted - including January. The rolling admissions model allows for a student to take the January PCAT in 2017 and still have time to apply for Fall 2017 entry into the PharmD program.
All non-US citizens with less than ten (10) years of academic experience in an English-speaking environment.
Applicants must also provide documentation that they have completed all required immunizations prior to matriculation. Students must complete a background check, a Wisconsin care giver background check and a drug screen.
Ultimately, it is the applicant's decision who they elect to have write their letters, but we recommend the following: One letter from a professor of science who has taught the student at a high level. A second letter from a health care practitioner who can speak to the applicant's ability to succeed in pharmacy school. Thirdly, a letter from either another professor, a pharmacist, or supervisor for a community service or volunteer activity.
After a thorough review of your PharmCAS application, you will be invited to campus for an interview, if qualified. To guarantee an interview invitation, candidates must have:
At Concordia, our Interview Day is just as much about you getting to know us as it is about us getting to know you. That’s why our Interview Day is a half-day program, where you will meet faculty, staff, and current students in the School of Pharmacy. You will learn and see:
In addition, you will complete a writing sample, and interview with one or two faculty and/or practicing pharmacists over about an hour. The rest of your 3-4 hours at Concordia is focused on beginning to build relationships with our faculty, staff, and current students as well as a brief tour of our pharmacy building.
Did you know? Approximately 80% of applicants are invited for an interview.