Admission Requirements

Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) Accelerated

Application and Scholarship Deadline

Priority Application Deadline- May 1
All students who apply by May 1 and are admitted will receive a renewable $20,000 merit.

June 1 - Application deadline for fall applicants.
Applications submitted and completed earlier in the process will be considered more favorably for admission and scholarships, including when you could be invited to campus to interview for the program..

Admission Requirements

Students with a bachelor's degree or the appropriate amount of college credits and prerequisites may apply to the accelerated PharmD program. Courses must have been completed at a regionally accredited college or university with a grade of C or better for transfer. Math and science courses taken more than ten years prior to the anticipated date of matriculation to MCPHS will not be accepted. MCPHS does not require the PCAT for admission.

Students with international coursework must submit a course-by-course evaluation from World Education Service ( or Education Credential Evaluators ( Please note that a WES or ECE evaluation is not required for applicants with coursework from English-Speaking Canadian universities and colleges.

Required courses for students with at least a Bachelor's Degree:

Linked courses are available through the MCPHS School of Professional Studies.

Additional courses required for students without a Bachelor's Degree:

  • English Composition (3 credits)
  • English Elective (3 credits) (Acceptable courses include any additional English course including Introduction to Literature, Poetry, Women Writers, English Composition II, or English Literature)
  • Introduction to Psychology (3 credits)
  • Introduction to Sociology (3 credits)
  • Economics (3 credits)
  • Liberal Arts Electives (12 credits)