Dual Admission Viewbook

Dual Admissions Viewbook

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Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Pharmacy or Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmacy

The doctor of pharmacy (Pharm.D.) is either a six-year combined, seven-year combined, or eight-year combined program.

The six-year combined program allows students to complete two years of a prescribed course of study in the undergraduate biology major. Students are awarded a bachelor of science degree after successful completion of the second year of education in the College of Pharmacy.

The seven-year combined program allows students to complete three years of a prescribed course of study in the undergraduate biology major. Students are awarded a bachelor of science degree after successful completion of the first year of education in the College of Pharmacy.

The eight-year combined program requires students to complete four years of a prescribed course of study in the undergraduate chemistry with minimum of 120 credits. Students will receive the Pharm.D. degree after completion of four years of study in the Pharm.D. program.

The doctor of philosophy in pharmacy (Ph.D.) is an eight-year combined program that requires students to complete four years of a prescribed course of study in the undergraduate chemistry with minimum of 120 credits.

Overview of Requirements

Transfer students are not eligible to apply to the Health Professions dual admission programs.

*Trigonometry, Probability and Statistics, IB Math Analysis, and Functions may be substituted for Pre-Calculus.

YEARS TO COMPLETE 3+4
HIGH SCHOOL REQUIREMENTS
ACT/SAT AND GPA 27/1200 and 3.5
STUDENT TYPE Day
YEARS MATH 4
YEARS SCIENCE 4
YEARS ENGLISH 4
REQUIRED COURSES (2 SCIENCE + 1 MATH) Biology*, Chemistry, & Pre-Calc**
REQUIRED LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION Science Teacher, Counselor, Non-Academic
PREADMISSION INTERVIEW Yes
DUAL ADMISSION DEADLINE Priority Deadline February 1, Final Deadline March 15
Due to the highly competitive nature of many Dual Admission programs, seats for some programs will fill prior to the final deadline.
NSU UNDERGRADUATE REQUIREMENTS TO ENTER PROFESSIONAL PROGRAM
UNDERGRADUATE MAJOR Biology or Chemistry
CUMULATIVE GPA 3.0
GPA IN SCIENCE 3.0
MINIMUM GRADE IN EACH PREREQUISITE COURSE C
REQUIRED TEST SCORE PCAT No less than the mean score of the previous year’s entering class
2ND INTERVIEW Yes
DEGREE REQUIRED Yes
MINIMUM NSU CREDITS REQUIRED 120
YEARS TO COMPLETE 4+4
HIGH SCHOOL REQUIREMENTS
ACT/SAT AND GPA 27/1200 and 3.5
STUDENT TYPE Day
YEARS MATH 4
YEARS SCIENCE 4
YEARS ENGLISH 4
REQUIRED COURSES (2 SCIENCE + 1 MATH) Biology*, Chemistry, & Pre-Calc**
REQUIRED LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION Science Teacher, Counselor, Non-Academic
PREADMISSION INTERVIEW Yes
DUAL ADMISSION DEADLINE Priority Deadline February 1, Final Deadline March 15
Due to the highly competitive nature of many Dual Admission programs, seats for some programs will fill prior to the final deadline.
NSU UNDERGRADUATE REQUIREMENTS TO ENTER PROFESSIONAL PROGRAM
UNDERGRADUATE MAJOR Chemistry
CUMULATIVE GPA 3.0
GPA IN MAJOR/SCIENCE 3.0
MINIMUM GRADE IN EACH PREREQUISITE COURSE C
REQUIRED TEST SCORE GRE No less than the mean score of the previous year’s entering class
GRADUATE INTERVIEW Yes
DEGREE REQUIRED Yes
CREDITS REQUIRED 120
YEARS TO COMPLETE 2+4
HIGH SCHOOL REQUIREMENTS
ACT/SAT AND GPA 29/1300 and 3.5
STUDENT TYPE Day
YEARS MATH 4
YEARS SCIENCE 4
YEARS ENGLISH 4
REQUIRED COURSES (2 SCIENCE + 1 MATH) Biology*, Chemistry, & Pre-Calc**
REQUIRED LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION Science Teacher, Counselor, Non-Academic
PREADMISSION INTERVIEW Yes
DUAL ADMISSION DEADLINE  Priority Deadline February 1, Final Deadline March 15
Due to the highly competitive nature of many Dual Admission programs, seats for some programs will fill prior to the final deadline.
NSU UNDERGRADUATE REQUIREMENTS TO ENTER PROFESSIONAL PROGRAM
UNDERGRADUATE MAJOR Biology
CUMULATIVE GPA 3.0
GPA IN MAJOR/SCIENCE 3.0
MINIMUM GRADE IN EACH PREREQUISITE COURSE

C

REQUIRED TEST SCORE PCAT No less than the mean score of the previous year’s entering class
GRADUATE INTERVIEW Yes
DEGREE REQUIRED No
CREDITS REQUIRED 78 Major & general education coursework must be completed
YEARS TO COMPLETE 4+4
HIGH SCHOOL REQUIREMENTS
ACT/SAT AND GPA 25/1150 and 3.5
STUDENT TYPE Day
YEARS MATH 4
YEARS SCIENCE 4
YEARS ENGLISH 4
REQUIRED COURSES (2 SCIENCE + 1 MATH) Biology*, Chemistry, & Pre-Calc**
REQUIRED LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION Science Teacher, Counselor, Non-Academic
PREADMISSION INTERVIEW Yes
DUAL ADMISSION DEADLINE Priority Deadline February 1, Final Deadline March 15
Due to the highly competitive nature of many Dual Admission programs, seats for some programs will fill prior to the final deadline.
NSU UNDERGRADUATE REQUIREMENTS TO ENTER PROFESSIONAL PROGRAM
UNDERGRADUATE MAJOR Biology
CUMULATIVE GPA 3.0
GPA IN THE MAJOR/SCIENCE 3.0
MINIMUM GRADE IN EACH PREREQUISITE COURSE

C

REQUIRED TEST SCORE PCAT No less the mean score of the previous year’s entering class
GRADUATE INTERVIEW Yes
DEGREE REQUIRED No
CREDITS REQUIRED 93 Major & general education coursework must be completed