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Submission Number: 4180
Submission ID: 128
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Institution Name South Dakota State University
College or School Name College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions
Short Name South Dakota St U
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Street 1 SDSU College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions
Street 2 Box 2202C
Street 3
City Brookings
State South Dakota
Zip 57007
Country United States
Program Location: South Dakota
Admissions Office Contact(s):
Institutional Website:
Contact Information Video:
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
What is the final (enforced) application deadline for your program? We are not a participating PharmCAS institution
Application fee for PharmD (first professional) program for non-PharmCAS schools only: 0
Application Deadline - For non-PharmCAS participating schools only. February 01, 2023
Final Application Deadline Description:
What is the priority application deadline for your program? We are not a participating PharmCAS institution
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Please select the appropriate ACPE accreditation status for your institution from the list below: Full Accreditation
Satellite/Branch campuses:
Does your program follow the AACP Cooperative Admissions Guidelines? No
Is your institution public or private? Public
Is your institution part of an academic health center? No
Academic Term Type: Semester (2 terms per academic year)
What is the primary program structure for the Pharm.D. curriculum? * 2 - 4
Is a Baccalaureate degree required or preferred for admissions? Not Required
Does your institution have alternative enrollment options available? Yes
If Yes to alternate enrollment, check all that apply: Early assurance
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Total number of Pharm.D. seats filled in the last P1 entering class: 65
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Target number of Pharm.D. seats for the upcoming P1 entering class: 65
Maximum number of Pharm.D. seats available in the upcoming P1 entering class: 65
Anticipated number of early assurance students advancing to the P1 year in the upcoming entering class: 20
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Does your institution offer a dual degree program, as defined above? Yes
If yes, check all that apply: PharmD/MPH (Public Health), PharmD/MS (Master of Science), PharmD/PhD (Doctor of Philosophy)
Does your institution offer a concurrent, double, or second degree program, as defined above? No
Provide any additional information regarding dual, concurrent, double, or second degree programs:
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Program Description The South Dakota State University Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) program is nationally recognized for excellence in preparing students to provide high quality patient-centered care. The Pharm.D. program curriculum is designed to prepare pharmacy graduates for interprofessional collaborative practice. Medication therapy management, patient counseling on proper medication use, and drug therapy outcome monitoring are areas of focus throughout the program. In addition, development of lifelong learning and leadership skills are emphasized. The College also offers a Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences graduate program, which provides a valuable background of preparation for an academic or pharmaceutical industry career. In the area of research, the College has great momentum. Research teams led by faculty are making progress on projects that can enhance the health and wellbeing of people around the world. The College’s growing research portfolio includes oncology, pharmacogentics, unique drug delivery systems, addiction to drugs and alcohol, cardiovascular health, dementia, ophthalmic medicine, and new models of pharmacy care. The "home" for the College as it conducts this important, problem-solving research and teaches pharmacy care of today and tomorrow is the recently constructed Avera Health and Science Center. This state-of-the art facility features 97,000 square-feet of teaching laboratory, classroom, and office space, as well as 48,600 square-feet of research laboratory space. If you are interested in visiting, please contact us. We would be happy to show you around and tell you more about our programs. https://www.sdstate.edu/pharmacy-allied-health-professions
Program Description Video:
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Minimum Overall GPA: N/A
Minimum Prerequisite GPA: N/A
Provide any additional information regarding GPA policies for applicants:
Total number of college SEMESTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation: 66
Total number of basic science college SEMESTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation: 36
Total number of college QUARTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation:
Total number of basic science college QUARTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation:
Provide any additional information regarding credit hour policies for applicants:
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
List of Course Prerequisites:
Course Subject Course Title Semester Hours (Min) Quarter Hours (Min)
Chemistry General Chemistry with Lab 8
Chemistry Organic Chemistry with Lab 8
Biology/Biological Science General Biology with Lab 3
Math Calculus 5
Microbiology Microbiology with Lab 4
Anatomy Human Anatomy with Lab 4
Physiology Human Physiology with Lab 4
Economics Economics 3
English Composition / Writing English Composition 6
Communication / Speech (Verbal) Speech 3
Statistics General Statistics 3
When do applicants need to complete all course prerequisites prior to enrollment (e.g. date or term)? All pre-requisites must be completed prior to starting your P1 year
Can applicants use online classes to fulfill the institution's course prerequisites?
  • Science Course Prerequisites with Labs: Varies
  • Science Course Prerequisites without Labs : Varies
  • Non-Science Course Prerequisites: Yes
Enter any additional information regarding online course prerequisites:
Can applicants use pass/fail classes to fulfill the institution's course prerequisites?
  • 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
Enter any additional information regarding pass/fail course prerequisites:
Enter any additional information regarding course prerequisites:
Link to additional course prerequisites information: https://www.sdstate.edu/pharmacy-and-allied-health-professions/doctor-pharmacy-pharmd/pre-pharmacy-curriculum
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Does your institution require applicants to submit a supplemental application or supplemental materials directly to the institution and outside of PharmCAS? We are not a participating PharmCAS institution
Will your institution require a supplemental application fee? We are not a participating PharmCAS institution
Provide any additional information about the supplemental application, materials, or fee requirements:
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Select the option that best describes the program’s PCAT policy: Optional
Link to PCAT information on institutional website:
Additional PCAT information:
Minimum composite PCAT score considered: N/A
Do you accept or require other admission tests? Do not include immunization requirement or other similar documentation requirements. Yes
If yes, select which other admission tests you accept or require: ACT, SAT
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Does your program require pharmacy observation hours? Yes
If yes, please note the total number of pharmacy observation hours required: 8
Please note any additional relevant information:
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Are evaluations (letters of reference) required by your institution? No
Please indicate your evaluation type requirements. Select all that apply.
  • Clergy: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Co-Worker: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Employer: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Faculty Advisor: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Family Member: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Friend: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Health Care Professional: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Pharmacist: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Politician: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Pre-Health Advisor: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Any Subject Area): NOT ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Liberal Arts): NOT ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Math): NOT ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Science): NOT ACCEPTED
  • Supervisor: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Teaching Assistant: NOT ACCEPTED
What is your college/school policy on committee letters? Not Accepted
What is your college/school policy on composite letters? Not Accepted
Provide institution specific details regarding evaluations: Students are asked to list two references on their application for admission; we do not ask for letters of reference.
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Is preference given to state residents? No
Is preference given to residents of other states? No
Additional information about the program’s state residency requirements:
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Does your institution consider foreign citizens (excluding Canadian citizens)? Yes
Select the citizenship types eligible for admission: 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)
Policy for accepting non-U.S. coursework (excluding study abroad): Send an original foreign transcript directly to the school
Other clarifying information, if necessary:
Non-native speakers must submit official TOEFL scores? No
If the TOEFL is required for non-native English speakers, provide additional details about the requirement below:
Does the institution offer a post-B.S. Pharm.D. program for current pharmacists in the U.S. or abroad? No
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Interview Format: Individual applicants with two or more interviewers
Does the institution offer an online interview option? Yes, but only on a case-by-case basis
Briefly describe your institution's interview process: Students are asked to complete a 30-minute interview as part of the admissions process. The candidate will be interviewed by two people and be asked a variety of questions.
Link to institutional webpage for more detailed description:
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Is a deposit required to hold an acceptee's place in the class? Yes
Is the deposit refundable for any period of time? No
Enter details on the deposit (e.g. amount) and deposit refund policies: We require a $600 deposit at the time of admission
Date of first day of classes and/or matriculation for the next entering class: 2022-08-22
Additional details for accepted applicants:
Are accepted applicants required to have CPR certification prior to matriculation?
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Is your institution participating in the PharmCAS-facilitated Criminal Background Check (CBC) Service? We are not a participating PharmCAS institution
Is your institution participating in the PharmCAS-facilitated Drug Screening Service? We are not a participating PharmCAS institution
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
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