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Program: Pharmacy (Accelerated PharmD)

Campus: Worcester/Manchester
Application Deadline: March 3, 2014
Admission Contact: Worcester/Manchester counselors

Prerequisites for candidates who have earned or will earn a U.S. BS/BA degree:

COURSE
COURSE SUBSTITUTIONS
SEMESTER HOURS

General Biology I w/laboratory

Acceptable substitutions include: Cell Biology with lab or Botany with lab.

4

General Biology II w/laboratory

Acceptable substitutions include: Genetics with lab, Zoology with lab, and Anatomy & Physiology I and II with labs (total 8 credits)

4

Microbiology w/laboratory

3

General Chemistry I w/laboratory

4

General Chemistry II w/laboratory

4

Organic Chemistry I w/laboratory

4

Organic Chemistry II w/laboratory

4

Calculus I

3

Math or Computer Science Elective

Acceptable courses include: Pre-calculus, Calculus II, Linear Algebra, Introduction to Computers, and Principles of Programming

3

Statistics

Acceptable courses including Introduction to Statistics, Introduction to Probability, Biostatistics, Business Statistics, Social Statistics, and Statistics for Psychology

3

Physics w/laboratory

3

Prerequisites for candidates prior to earning a U.S. BS/BA degree:

COURSE
COURSE SUBSTITUTIONS
SEMESTER HOURS

General Biology I w/laboratory

Acceptable substitutions include: Cell Biology with lab or Botany with lab.

4

General Biology II w/laboratory

Acceptable substitutions include: Genetics with lab, Zoology with lab, and Anatomy & Physiology I and II with labs (total 8 credits)

4

Microbiology w/laboratory

General or Medical

3

General Chemistry I w/laboratory

4

General Chemistry II w/laboratory

4

Organic Chemistry I w/laboratory

4

Organic Chemistry II w/laboratory

4

Calculus I

3

Math or Computer Science Elective

Acceptable courses include: Pre-calculus, Calculus II, Linear Algebra, Introduction to Computers

3

Statistics

Acceptable courses include Introduction to Statistics, Biostatistics, Business Statistics, Social Statistics, Statistics for Psychology, etc.

3

Physics w/laboratory

3

English Composition

3

English Elective

Acceptable courses include: any additional English course including Introduction to Literature, Poetry, Women Writers, English Composition II, or English Literature

3

Introduction to Psychology

3

Introduction to Sociology

3

Introduction to History or Political Science

3

Economics

Acceptable courses include Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, General Economics, Business Economics, or Introduction to Economics

3

Humanities Elective

Acceptable courses include: Philosophy, Ethics, Humanities, Music, Art, Dance, Theatre, Foreign Language, Religious Studies, Creative Writing, Communication, and Speech

3

Social Science Elective

Acceptable courses include: Cultural Studies, Anthropology, Government, American Studies, Women's Studies, Ethnic Studies, or an additional History or Political Science course 

3

Behavioral Science Elective

Acceptable equivalents include: Any upper level psychology or sociology course

3

Prerequisites (as indicated above) must have been completed at a regionally accredited college or university with a grade of C or better. Math and science courses must be completed no more than 10 years prior to the anticipated date of matriculation to MCPHS University.

Application Checklist:

*MCPHS University does not require PCAT Scores

MCPHS University also offers a traditional PharmD Program on our Boston Campus.