Admission Requirements

Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD)—Non-Traditional (NTDP)

While there is no specific prerequisite coursework that must be completed prior to admission, all applicants to this program must:

  • Have a Bachelor of Science in pharmacy from a U.S. accredited college or university or have graduated from a recognized/accredited school of pharmacy in a non-U.S. country.
  • Have licensure to practice pharmacy in the United States
  • Be employed in a patient-care setting

Application Requirements

  • Completed MCPHS Graduate Application
  • Official transcript from the college where your BS in Pharmacy was earned.
  • Official transcripts from non-U.S. secondary schools, colleges, or universities must also be sent to World Education Services or Educational Credential Evaluators for a course-by-course evaluation.
  • Photocopy of an active pharmacist license
  • Current resume
  • Personal Statement (500-1,000 words)
  • One professional letter of recommendation

Once all required materials are received, your application will be reviewed by the Admission Committee. Materials can be sent to the address below. Required supporting materials may be emailed to

MCPHS Admission Office
179 Longwood Avenue
Boston, MA 02115