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Contact Information

10627 Diebold Road
Fort Wayne
United States

Program Application Deadline

June 3, 2024
November 1, 2023
Enrollment fee waived

Meeting with a dean or program director for a 1:1

Shadow a pharmacy faculty member

Invitation to attend Scholarship Day

Program Information

Full Accreditation
Semester (2 terms per academic year)
* 2 - 4
Not Required
Affiliation or articulation agreement with undergraduate institution(s), Distance pathway offered, Early assurance

Last Entering Class


Dual and Concurrent Degrees

PharmD/MBA (Business Administration), PharmD/MS (Master of Science), Other Dual Degrees
Master of Science degree in Pharmacogenomics (MS in PGx)

Note: The PharmD/MBA program is a partnership with Indiana Tech in Fort Wayne, Ind.
PharmD/MS in Pharmacogenomics (PGx):

PharmD/MBA in Professional Studies:

Program Description

Manchester University is accepting applications for its Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD.) Program. The Pharmacy Program, located in the highly visible and rapidly growing health care corridor near I-69 and Dupont Road in Fort Wayne Indiana. Fort Wayne is in the top 5 nationally for U.S. cities with the lowest cost of living. The program launched in 2012 and the inaugural class graduated in May 2016. Manchester also offers innovative dual degree opportunities with pharmacy. The dual PharmD/MS in Pharmacogenomics (PGx), combines an emphasis on patient-centered care that has always been a hallmark of a Manchester Pharm.D. degree with the nation’s first master’s in pharmacogenomics – the breakthrough science that uses an individual’s genetic markers to customize and maximize his or her medication therapy. Additionally, the newly created dual PharmD/MBA in Professional Studies, a collaboration with the Indiana Tech MBA program, will distinguish graduates in an increasingly competitive job market, preparing them for leadership positions in managed care, hospitals, the pharmaceutical industry and independent pharmacies.

Message from the Dean with detailed information about the program:

Academic curriculum:

Student Handbook:

GPA and Credit Hour Criteria

Applicants should achieve a preferred minimum 2.5 GPA in both cumulative and prerequisite GPAs; a minimum 2.25 science and math GPA is also preferred for consideration.
Note: To qualify for maximum financial aid eligibility, pharmacy students must have 72 credit hours completed in order to qualify for professional student federal aid.

Course Prerequisites

Course Subject Course Title Semester Hours (Min) Quarter Hours (Min)
Chemistry General Chemistry I and II w/Labs 6 9
Chemistry Organic Chemistry I and II w/Labs 6 9
Biology/Biological Science Biology w/Lab - various topics accepted 3 4
Anatomy & Physiology Anatomy or Physiology, or a combined course accepted (physiology preferred) 3 4
Microbiology Microbiology w/Lab 3 4
Statistics Statistics 3 4
Math Calculus 3 4
Communication / Speech (Verbal) Communications/Speech (must be speaking-oriented) 3 4
English Composition / Writing English Composition 3 4
Economics Financial literacy, economics (can be general, micro-, or macroeconomics), or management, accounting. 3 4
General Elective(s) Humanities (literature, arts, language, philosophy, communication, etc.), social science (psychology, sociology, history, political science, etc.), various options considered. 9 12
Other 12 16
Preferred by July 1 of the entering year; mandatory by orientation (August of the entering year)
  • Science Course Prerequisites with Labs: Yes
  • Science Course Prerequisites without Labs : Yes
  • Non-Science Course Prerequisites: Yes
  • Science Course Prerequisites with Labs: Yes, but only if no letter grade option available
  • Science Course Prerequisites without Labs : Yes, but only if no letter grade option available
  • Non-Science Course Prerequisites: Yes, but only if no letter grade option available
General Chemistry I & II, Organic Chemistry I & II, and Microbiology must have labs. One additional lab in anatomy or physiology, or any biology course is required. Applicants must complete all prerequisite coursework by orientation (preferably by July 1). If additional time to complete coursework is needed, requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis. No grade below a “C-” will count toward prerequisite coursework. Please note: all prerequisites must be completed at an accredited institution.

Supplemental Materials


PCAT and Other Tests

Manchester University's Doctor of Pharmacy Program does not require the PCAT for admission. However, based on your application materials, the admissions committee may request PCAT scores as an additional metric for consideration.
Most reviewed applicants are asked to take the Health Sciences Reasoning Test, which the university pays for.

Observation Hours

Recommended, but not required

Evaluations (Letters of Reference)

Two (2)
  • Clergy: ACCEPTED
  • Co-Worker: ACCEPTED
  • Employer: ACCEPTED
  • Faculty Advisor: ACCEPTED
  • Family Member: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Friend: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Health Care Professional: ACCEPTED
  • Pharmacist: ACCEPTED
  • Politician: ACCEPTED
  • Pre-Health Advisor: ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Any Subject Area): ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Liberal Arts): ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Math): ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Science): ACCEPTED
  • Supervisor: ACCEPTED
  • Teaching Assistant: ACCEPTED
Conditionally accepted
Manchester requires that clear language appears as part of the document that explains multiple individuals had a role in writing the letter; it can count as more than one evaluation as long as it's clear more than one individual was involved in the reference.
Conditionally accepted
Manchester requires that clear language appears as part of the document that explains multiple individuals had a role in writing the letter or collection of letters; it can count as more than one evaluation as long as it's clear more than one individual was involved in the reference.


Manchester University is a private institution, and therefore tuition and fee charges are the same for all domestic and international students, regardless of residency.

International Applicants

US Citizens, US Permanent Residents, US Temporary Residents, Canadian Citizens, Foreign (non-US) Citizens with a Visa, Foreign (non-US) Citizens, Other Non-Citizens (e.g. DACA Students)
Send a foreign transcript evaluation report (FTER) to PharmCAS
For additional information, please visit this website:
The TOEFL or IELTS exam is not required for U.S. citizens or permanent residents. The TOEFL or IELTS exam is required of all students whose language of instruction is not English. However, students who were instructed in English may still be asked to submit an English proficiency exam score as requested. Please contact the Office of Graduate Admission at (260) 470-2703 or at for more details.
Details on Post-B.S. Pharm.D. Programs


Individual applicants with two or more interviewers
For more information about the interview process, please refer to the admissions page on the website:

Accepted Applicants

Non-refundable enrollment fee $250

Secures seat in the program

Covers white coat/activities during orientation
Some admitted students will be asked to participate in the Professions Transition Program in person on the Fort Wayne campus starting in early August of the entering year. Those students who fall below specific GPA or other admission metrics will be required to participate. This experience provides skills practice in communication, calculations, problem solving, and other relevant topics that will get students on the right track before starting in the fall. This program is in person even for students applying for the Distance Pathway.

Background Checks and Drug Screenings