SUPPLEMENTAL APPLICATION DEADLINE: JANUARY 5, 2016 https://app.applyyourself.com/?id=up-phar
The University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy is a national leader in preparing students for opportunities in pharmacy practice, research, and education. Our innovative curriculum integrates science and practice, emphasizes student-centered learning, and gives our students the best possible preparation for pharmacy practice in any setting they choose.
Chartered in 1878, the School of Pharmacy is the oldest of the University of Pittsburgh's Schools of the Health Sciences. The School of Pharmacy is located in the Oakland section of Pittsburgh. Like the five other Schools of the Health Sciences, the School of Pharmacy is affiliated with the internationally renowned academic medical center, the UPMC-Health System, which provides the region's largest and finest network of tertiary, specialty and community hospitals. Collectively, these facilities provide one of the nation's greatest, most complete health centers for teaching, patient care, and research in the health sciences.
For more information please visit: http://www.pharmacy.pitt.edu/about/index.php
|Course Title||Semester Hours||Quarter Hours|
|General Biology Lab||2||3|
|Calculus||3 or 4||3 or 4|
|Statistics||3 or 4||3 or 4|
|Social Science Electives (2 courses from two different departments) acceptable departments are: History, Anthropology, Political Science, Economics, Sociology, and Geography.||6||6|
|Humanities Electives (2 courses from two different departments) acceptable depts are: Africana, Classics, Communication, English, Foreign language, Linguistics, Music, Philosophy, Religious, and Arts||6||6|
|Other Electives (can be from departments in Humanities and/or Social Sciences and do not have to be in different departments.)||6||6|
|General Chemistry with Labs||8||12|
|Organic Chemistry Lab||2||2 or 3|
Science and Math requirements must be completed by the end of the spring term, prior to the fall term in which you plan to begin the professional program. All remaining requirements must be completed prior to the fall term entry into the professional program. For more information, please visit: http://www.pages.pharmacy.pitt.edu/pharmdhandbook/the-pharmd-student-handbook/admissions/pre-professional-requirements/
For information on the application process, instructions, and links to the supplemental application, please visit: http://www.pages.pharmacy.pitt.edu/pharmdhandbook/the-pharmd-student-handbook/admissions/admissions-process/
Three letters of recommendar are required. Two must be from a faculty member, preferrable from someone that taught you in their class and can be from any subject. The third letter of recommendation may be from any other source excluding family, friend, or politician.
Interviews are 1 hour and 45 minutes. Applicants will have an opportunity to interact with current PharmD students. Also a brief information session and tour of our facilities are included. This is not part of the interview evaluation but an opportunity to ask questions regarding the University and the PharmD program. Applicants will be escorted and introduced to two interviewers that will facilitate a 30-minute interview.