Complete information on the pharmacy program can be found on our website at:
The College of Pharmacy has been recognized as an accredited institution by the Michigan Board of Pharmacy since 1893 and is the principle source of pharmacy practitioners for the State of Michigan.
VISION: The Ferris State University College of Pharmacy drives health care outcomes through pharmacy innovation.
MISSION: The College of Pharmacy educates and supports professionals who positively influence and impact the health outcomes of the people they serve. We will accomplish this by:
|Course Title||Semester Hours||Quarter Hours|
|Total||74-80||See website for requirements|
|General Chemistry with Lab||8-10|
|Organic Chemistry with Lab||8-10|
|General Biology with Lab||8|
|Anatomy and Physiology with Lab (Course sequence should be biology major or pre health professional. We may disqualify anatomy and physiology sequences determined to be introductory in nature.)||7|
|Calculus for the Life Sciences or Calculus||3-4|
|Interpersonal Communication or Principles of Public Speaking||3|
|Introduction to Psychology or Introductory Sociology||3|
|Principles of Economics (Macroeconomics or Microeconomics)||3|
|Cultural Enrichment (e.g. Humanities) - One course must be at the 200+ level||9|
|Biochemistry (should be at a level that has organic chemistry as a prerequisite)||3-4|
Applicants are required to complete all requirements as set for on our website at: http://bit.ly/1tnkVsl which supercedes this site.
This site linked above outlines policies regarding AP/CLEP credit, age limit on courses, minimum grade for a course prerequisite to be accepted, PCAT minimums and deadlines, letters of recommendation, international courses, etc. Be sure to review these policies in detail along with prerequisites referenced there.
Prerequisites can be found at:
See admission policies, which can be found at: http://www.ferris.edu/HTMLS/colleges/pharmacy/curriculum/Admissions-Policies.htm
PCAT requirements, minimums and deadlines can be found there.
Please see admissions policies at the following link: http://bit.ly/1tnkVsl
Only coursework from most Canadian Universities/Colleges will be considered. See application policies, which can be found on our website at: http://bit.ly/1tnkVsl
A total of three letters of recommendations are required of each applicant and can be selected from any of the individuals identified as required. See application policies outlined on our website at: http://bit.ly/1tnkVsl
Interviews are likely to be scheduled in Big Rapids, Michigan. They consist of an in-person interview, extemporaneous writing portion, Q & A and overview of program session for applicants, and possible tour of College of Pharmacy.