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Program Eligibility & Requirements

What are the admission requirements to apply for Findlay’s Distance PharmD program?
  • Bachelor’s degree or at least 60 total credits (including prereqs)
  • 3.0 cumulative GPA 
  • Transcripts from all institutions attended
  • Interview 
  • No PCAT required 
What are the prerequisites for Findlay’s Distance PharmD program?

Students must have completed these courses:

  • General Chemistry with labs (8) 
  • Organic Chemistry with labs (8) 
  • Anatomy & Physiology with labs (8) 
  • English Composition (6) 
  • Biology with labs (4) 
  • Calculus (4) 
  • Physics (4) 
  • Statistics (3) 
  • Communication (3) 
  • General education courses (18 hours)* 
    *Only for applicants without a bachelor’s degree
Where can I find more information about applying to the University of Findlay?

You can find more information on our application page.

What do I need to qualify for the PharmD program and how long will it take?

Our information Session webinar and follow-up conversation with an enrollment advisor will help you determine if you qualify to apply, any required courses you may need to complete, and when you can expect to begin Findlay’s Distance PharmD program.

You can apply to the program before completing all prerequisites and Gen Ed (Core) courses, but you must complete your required courses to begin the program.

How do I know if I am required to take Gen Ed (Core) courses?

If you do not have a bachelor’s degree but have 60 college credits and a minimum 2.75 GPA*, Gen Ed (Core) courses must be completed before beginning the program.

I you have a bachelor’s degree and a minimum 2.75* GPA, Gen Ed (Core) courses are not required.

*A 3.0 GPA is preferred, but a minimum cumulative 2.75 GPA is required.

How long will it take to complete the prerequisites and required Gen Ed (CORE) courses for the PharmD program?

Your Enrollment Advisor will help you determine the time you should allocate toward completion of these required courses. This could be 14-16 weeks for every 3-12 credits, although faster alternatives may be available.

How long do WES evaluations take for non-US transcripts?

We recommend allocating 2-3 weeks for completion of the course-by-course WES evaluation if your coursework is from outside of the U.S.

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