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College of Pharmacy

Glendale, AZ Campus

Admissions Requirements

College of Pharmacy-Glendale

Students seeking admission to CPG must submit the following documented evidence:

  1. Completion of 62 semester hours or 90 quarter hours of nonremedial, prerequisite coursework from regionally accredited U.S. colleges or universities, or recognized postsecondary Canadian institutions that use English as its primary language of instruction and documentation.
    • Grades of C or better for prerequisite courses (not C-)
    • Minimum cumulative GPA and science GPAs of 2.50 on a 4.00 scale. The Pharmacy College Application Service (PharmCAS) calculates the cumulative and science GPA. Grades from all nonremedial courses completed post-high school are used to calculate the GPAs.
  2. Completion of prepharmacy coursework requirements by the end of spring semester or spring quarter prior to matriculation to CPG.
  3. Direct submission of PCAT scores to PharmCAS (see Application Process and Deadlines).
    • Competitive test scores no more than 5 years prior to the planned enrollment year.
  4. Demonstration of a people or service orientation through community service or extracurricular activities.
  5. Motivation for and commitment to the pharmacy profession as demonstrated by previous work, volunteer work, or other life experiences.
  6. Oral and written communication skills necessary to interact with patients and colleagues.
  7. Completion of the CPG on-campus interview process (by invitation only).
  8. Passing the Midwestern University criminal background check.
  9. Commitment to abide by the Midwestern University Drug-Free Workplace and Substance Abuse Policy.

Prerequisite Courses





Course(s)

Semester Hrs

Quarter Hrs

English Composition

6

9

Biology with laboratory (for science majors)

8

12

Anatomy (human or vertebrate)

3

4

General Chemistry with laboratory (for science majors)

8

12

Organic Chemistry with laboratory (for science majors)

8

12

Physics (for science majors - mechanics, heat, force, and motion must be included in the course)

3

4

Calculus

3

4

Statistics

3

4

Speech (public speaking)

3

4

Economics (micro, macro, or general)

3

4

Social Sciences (divided among psychology, sociology, anthropology, or political sciences)

6

9

General Education(courses should be divided among humanities, fine arts, foreign language, business, or computer sciences. Science, math, physical education and healthcare courses are NOT acceptable)

8

12

Total Credit Hours

62

90