Complete information on the pharmacy program can be found on our website at: www.ferris.edu/colleges/pharmacy.
The College of Pharmacy fosters the development of its students, faculty and pharmacists into practitioners who positively influence the health outcomes of the people of Michigan, the Great Lakes region, the nation and the global community. In achieving its mission, the College of Pharmacy is guided by the Vision and Core Values of Ferris State University and is committed to:
|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|
|Genetics (where applicable, a major's/minor's level course)||3|
Applicants are required to complete all requirements as set for on our website at: http://www.ferris.edu/HTMLS/colleges/pharmacy/curriculum/Admissions-Policies.htm 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://www.ferris.edu/HTMLS/colleges/pharmacy/curriculum/Admissions-Policies.htm
For a complete list of admission criteria, requirements and deadlines, see our admission policies at: http://www.ferris.edu/HTMLS/colleges/pharmacy/curriculum/Admissions-Policies.htm
See application policies, which can be found on our website at: http://www.ferris.edu/HTMLS/colleges/pharmacy/curriculum/Admissions-Policies.htm
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://www.ferris.edu/HTMLS/colleges/pharmacy/curriculum/Admissions-Policies.htm
Interviews may be scheduled in the Big Rapids or Grand Rapids, Michigan. The interview includes a face-to-face interview of 30–60 minutes; an extemporaneous written essay (question provided on-site); overview presentation of the curriculum; tour of the College of Pharmacy; and question and answer period.