Published Survey
Submission Number: 4181
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Contact Information

3100 Cleburne Street
Houston
Texas
77004
United States
Texas
  • Name: Melva R. Davis
    Title: Coordinator of Admissions
    Office: Grey Hall - College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Room 134
    Phone (Work): 713 313-4345
    Email: melva.davis@tsu.edu
  • Name: Dr. Linda Solis
    Title: Coordinator of Recruitment
    Office: Grey Hall - College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Room 134
    Phone (Work): 713 313-7433
    Email: Linda.Solis@tsu.edu
Yes

Program Application Deadline

May 2, 2022
TSU COPHS has four regular admissions deadlines: priority admission (October 1st), early admission (December 1st), regular admission (February 1st), and late admission (May 2nd). Regular admission applicants will be invited for an interview between March and May. Late admission applicants will be invited for an interview in May.
October 1, 2021
COPHS has 4 regular admissions deadlines: priority (Oct 1), early (Dec 1), regular (Feb 1), and late (May 2). Applicants are encouraged to complete their applications as early as possible. Those who complete their application by the priority admission and early admission deadline will be considered for scholarships and fee waivers. Priority admission applicants will be invited for an interview between Sept & Nov. Early admission applicants will be invited for an interview between Dec & Feb.
Yes

Program Information

Full Accreditation
Yes
Public
No
Semester (2 terms per academic year)
* 4
Not Required
Yes
Affiliation or articulation agreement with undergraduate institution(s), Early assurance
Yes

Last Entering Class

70
Yes

Dual and Concurrent Degrees

No
No
Yes

Program Description

The College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (COPHS) produces quality health care professionals who are competent in health care delivery, including the provision of patient-centered care and other health care services and programs. The College prepares students to be leaders in their fields and to be good citizens who utilize their knowledge, skills and abilities to improve the health and well-being of local, state, national and global communities.

The College offers the following degree in pharmacy:
Doctor of Pharmacy
http://www.tsu.edu/academics/colleges-and-schools/college-of-pharmacy-and-health-sciences/index.html
Yes

GPA and Credit Hour Criteria

2.75
2.75
80
40
Yes

Course Prerequisites

Course Subject Course Title Semester Hours (Min) Quarter Hours (Min)
Biology/Biological Science General Biology I lecture General Biology I lab 4 6
Biology/Biological Science General Biology II lecture General Biology II lab 4 6
Anatomy & Physiology Human Anatomy and Physiology with lab (sophomore level) Students transferring from schools that offer this class in two semesters are required to complete both semesters for credit. 4 6
Anatomy & Physiology Human Anatomy and Physiology II with lab 4 6
Microbiology Microbiology with lab 4 6
Chemistry General Chemistry I with lab 4 6
Chemistry General Chemistry II with lab 4 6
Chemistry Organic Chemistry I with lab 4 6
Chemistry Organic Chemistry II with lab 4 6
Statistics Statistics 3 5
Math Calculus 4 6
Physics Physics I with lab 4 6
English Composition / Writing Freshman English I 3 5
English Composition / Writing Freshman English II 3 5
English Composition / Writing 200 level Literature (sophomore level) 3 5
Communication / Speech (Verbal) Public Speaking 3 5
Humanities Fine Art 3 5
Humanities United States History I All students are required to have 6 hours of United States History 3 5
Humanities United States History II 3 5
Humanities Political Science I (Federal / American Government ) All students are required to have 6 hours of government 3 5
Humanities Political Science II (Texas Government ) 3 5
Social/Behavioral Science Sociology, Psychology, or Economics 3 5
Prerequisites courses are to be completed the spring semester prior to fall enrollment. A student may be allowed to take no more than six hours in Summer 1 semester.
  • 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
Biology, chemistry and physics courses must be for majors and include a laboratory component; Elective courses are recommended but are not requirements of the degree plan PrePharmacy Electives (PHAR 111, PHAR 112, 211, 212); Calculus must be 4 semester credit hours; Bible based literature or Technical Writing will not be not accepted; Business Math is not accepted
If approved a total of 6 semester hours may be taken in Summer I only prior to the start of fall admission. All Science and Math prerequisite courses must be completed by the end of Spring semester.
Yes

Supplemental Materials

Yes
Yes
$100.00
The supplemental application is provided after the PharmCAs application has been verified.
Yes

PCAT and Other Tests

Required
20
No
Yes

Observation Hours

No
Yes

Evaluations (Letters of Reference)

Yes
Three (3)
  • Clergy: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Co-Worker: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Employer: CONDITIONALLY REQUIRED
  • Faculty Advisor: REQUIRED
  • Family Member: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Friend: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Health Care Professional: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Pharmacist: CONDITIONALLY REQUIRED
  • Politician: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Pre-Health Advisor: CONDITIONALLY REQUIRED
  • Professor (Liberal Arts): CONDITIONALLY ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Math): REQUIRED
  • Professor (Science): REQUIRED
  • Supervisor: CONDITIONALLY REQUIRED
Not Accepted
Not Accepted
Applicants must have three letters of recommendation representing only one of the following areas:
- Science
- Math
- Licensed registered pharmacist
- Supervisor
Yes

Residency

No
No
Yes

International Applicants

Yes
US Citizens, US Permanent 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 AND Send an original foreign transcript directly to the school
Students offered admission are to mail their final transcripts to: Texas Southern University-College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Gray Hall, Room 134 Office of Student Services 3100 Cleburne Houston, Texas 77004 A list of approved evaluation services can be fount at the following site: http://www.tsu.edu/admissions/international/index.html
Yes
TOEFL is required only for non-U.S. Citizens. Further details can be found at: http://www.tsu.edu/admissions/international/index.html
No
Yes

Interviews

Multiple Mini Interviews (MMI)
Yes
In order to be considered for an interview with our Admissions Committee, the prospective student file must be verified by PharmCAS and the COPHS supplemental must be received with fee. Applicant must meet criteria set by the Admissions and Academic Standards Committee to interview. Prospective student will be notified by e-mail only to interview.
Yes

Accepted Applicants

Yes
No
$500.00
  • 2021-08-23
http://www.tsu.edu/academics/colleges-and-schools/college-of-pharmacy-and-health-sciences/pdf/handbook/student-handbook2019.pdf
Yes
Yes

Background Checks and Drug Screenings

No
No
Yes