The mission of the Union University School of Pharmacy is to develop compassionate, comprehensively trained practitioners who are equipped to meet the immediate and future demands of pharmaceutical science and patient care in an ever changing health care environment. The vision of the Union University School of Pharmacy is to:
The vision for Union University's School of Pharmacy is established in congruence with the University's core values (Christ-centered, excellence-driven, people-focused, and future-directed) and the standards found in the 2006 Joint Commission of Pharmacy Practitioners (JCPP) Future Vision of Pharmacy Practice vision statement noted in the Accreditation Standards and Guidelines for the Professional Program in Pharmacy Leading to the Doctor of Pharmacy Degree.
|Course Title||Semester Hours||Quarter Hours|
|General Chemistry I & II||8||12|
|Humanities/ Social Science Electives||12||18|
|Organic Chemistry I & II||8||12|
|Human Anatomy and Physiology I & II||8||12|
|Biology (or Zoology) I & II||8||12|
|Written Composition I & II||6||9|
Courses that will increase the strength of the applicant's candidacy include Biochemistry, Immunology, Genetics and a second semester of PHysics. Not all introductory courses in the sciences, calculus, or statistics will be accepted in fulfillment of pre-pharmacy requirements. For all science, calculus or statistics courses, the prospective pharmacy student should take courses which are suitable for science majors intending graduate study and should include laboratories when available. The calculus course(s) should include both differential and integral calculus.
Any non-U.S. coursework must be evaluated by WES, and then the equivalent will be determined.
Candidates are invited for an onsite interview after an application screening process. Interviews are conducted by invitation only and will be sent via email. The candidates will be interviewed by a committee of faculty, students, and community representatives. They will also be required to complete a writing assessment on site.