Why choose Roseman University’s PharmD program?
- We are fully accredited. Roseman University is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) and our College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).
- We offer a three-year Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program.
- Our graduates have a competitive NAPLEX board exam passing rate.
- Our block curriculum allows you to focus on one core subject at a time, and our longitudinal blocks reinforce learning over the course of the entire year.
- Roseman University Six-Point Mastery Learning Model® Students are required to meet 90% or higher on each assessment. The rigor associated with the program combined with our 90% or higher competency levels helps to ensure that all of our graduates are well prepared for a career in pharmacy.
- We’re proud of our student-centered, collaborative learning environment.
- We offer early IPPE experiences starting the beginning of your P1 year to enable you to obtain hands on practice to apply what you’ve learned in the classroom.
- We have outstanding clinical practice training sites to develop your professional knowledge and skills.
- Our students participate in meaningful student organizations and volunteer activities.
- We are a private, non-profit institution. There is no in-state or out-of-state tuition difference. We accept applicants from all 50 states and abroad.
What are the Requirements and Prerequisites?
The minimum requirements for pharmacy school admissions are as follows:
- Complete a minimum of 60 semester credit hours (90 quarter hours) of study at an accredited college or university in the United States or its equivalent abroad. Applicant with no degree must submit a PCAT score.
- Achieve a preferred minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.8/4.0.
- Receive a grade of “C” (or its equivalent) or better in all science and math prerequisite courses and a grade of “B” or better in English Composition I and Speech/Communications.
- Take the Pharmacy College Admission Test (PCAT) – For fall 2020 application, if required, the test must be taken on or before January 7, 2020 (www.pcatweb.info).
- Complete the PharmCas application and Roseman’s supplemental application by deadlines.
- The PCAT requirement is waived for applicants who have completed a bachelor’s degree or higher. The degree must be verified through PharmCas and completed by July 2020.
For more information, please visit our Requirements and Prerequisites page.
How Do I Apply?
Roseman University’s Pharmacy School admissions in Utah & Nevada require you to take the Pharmacy College Admissions Test (PCAT) if you don’t have a bachelor’s degree or higher. If you do have a bachelor’s degree or higher, you may forego the PCAT and apply directly by submitting a completed application through PharmCas as well as a supplemental application. Please be aware of the deadlines for submission and apply as early as possible.
What is the CVS Health Spanish Pathway Program?
CVS Health and Roseman University are proud to partner to increase the number of Spanish-speaking pharmacists. If you have basic-to-moderate fluency in Spanish and you would like to work in a predominantly Spanish-speaking community, then you may be interested in the many benefits this program offers. Mentorship, paid internships, and scholarship funds are just some of the benefits available to students who choose this path. If you’d like to learn more, visit the Pathway Program page.
What is the Intern Pharmacist Certificate?
The Intern Pharmacist Certificate is required for pharmacy school admissions in Nevada & Utah. You can check with the Nevada or Utah Board of Pharmacy to determine eligibility. This certificate of registration is required prior to enrollment in the program. More information on the Intern Pharmacist Certificate of registration is available on its webpage. Roseman can help you through the process and answer any questions you may have at any point in the process.
Tuition and Fees
Our tuition rates and fees are very competitive, as are our programs. Our students consistently meet or beat national exam score averages and placements after graduation. Please review a full listing of tuition and fees, and let us know if you have any questions.
We have the tools and resources to support you in your advanced degree path. You can visit our Office of Financial Aid, review the Financial Aid portal, or contact us directly. You can also visit our Money Management page for assistance with personal finances and budgeting. Please don’t hesitate to contact us with any questions.
Have questions about the College of Pharmacy? Contact our Admissions Office.
Lisa Stone, BS