The ULM School of Pharmacy was established in 1956, and since that time it has maintained and grown in its reputation as a well-respected institution for both professional and graduate pharmaceutical education in the South. The education offered at ULM equips our students with the tools necessary to be prepared for and be successful in the constantly changing field of health care. Graduates of our programs work across the nation in community and health-system pharmacies, clinical practices, managed care groups, academia, the pharmaceutical industry, and a wide variety of other settings.
Students attending ULM receive a challenging and forward-thinking education that combines classroom learning, practical application, and experiential training in our state-of-the-art pharmacy facility located in Monroe, Louisiana.
|Course Title||Semester Hours||Quarter Hours|
|General Physics with Lab||4|
|Statistics (300 or 3000 level or higher)||3|
|Microbiology with Lab||4|
|Anatomy with Lab and Physiology with Lab||8|
|Cell Biology or Cell Physiology||3|
|Inorganic Chemistry with Lab||8|
|Organic Chemistry with Lab||8|
June, August, October or January
The admission committee requires three letters of recommendation from the following individuals: two university professors (one must be a science professor; the other may be any other professor under whom you have studied) and a work supervisor. If you cannot obtain a letter from a work supervisor, you may provide one from an organizational advisor that can comment on your work habits and attitudes. Please note that letters from the following individuals will not be accepted: non-supervising co-workers, teaching assistants, family members, and friends.
The ULM School of Pharmacy interviews are conducted by invitation only and are designed to assess an applicant’s interpersonal communication skills, writing ability, motivation for pharmacy school and commitment to patient care. An applicant’s leadership, problem solving and critical thinking skills are also evaluated.
Faculty, staff, and senior students all participate in the interview process, which is conducted as a panel with individual applicants. In addition to the interview itself, applicants will participate in a “welcome” breakfast, receive a tour of the pharmacy facilities, meet and have an opportunity to have their questions answered by professional pharmacy students, complete a writing assignment, discuss their application with an admission officer, and more.
Interviews begin in September and extend through March. Applicants invited for an interview will be notified by email indicating the date and time that their interview will take place at the University of Louisiana Monroe School of Pharmacy. Interviews are conducted monthly on Fridays and applicants should plan to spend 4-5 hours at the school.