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Contact Information

No PCAT required! Early Decision applicants who are extended an admissions acceptance will earn a $2,000 renewable scholarship (up to $8,000 total) and secure a $200 class deposit waiver. Apply now!
Box 70414
Johnson City
Tennessee
37614
United States
Tennessee

Program Application Deadline

June 1, 2021
Yes

Program Information

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

Last Entering Class

78

Upcoming Entering Class

80
0

Dual and Concurrent Degrees

Yes
PharmD/MBA (Business Administration), PharmD/MPH (Public Health), Other Dual Degrees
Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy Studies
No

Program Description

Gatton Community: Situated in picturesque Northeast Tennessee, Johnson City has a lot to offer. You can explore our bustling downtown with live music, parks, and close proximity to the Smoky Mountains and a variety of outdoor activities. Your professors will know your name, greet you in the hallways, and be actively invested in your success. At Gatton, you're part of our family.

Tailor Your Training: We prepare you to explore a variety of pharmacy career options and tailor your studies to your dream path. Pursue a PharmD/MPH or PharmD/MPH or earn a BS in Pharmacy Studies through our degree completion program. We offer research opportunities and an Interprofessional Education and Research Center where you will learn how to take care of patients in any setting.

Make an Impact: Our study abroad and global experiences prepare you to make an impact around the world, and our focus on the need for care in rural areas allows you to see firsthand the positive difference you make in pharmacy. With 100+ opportunities for student leadership through our national award-winning organizations and co-ed fraternities, it’s easy to get involved.

GPA and Credit Hour Criteria

N/A
N/A
We do not have a minimum GPA requirement, as our Admissions Committee considers your entire file. However, applicants are more likely to be competitive for admission with a cumulative GPA of 2.7 or above and a science GPA of 2.7 or above.
61
31

Course Prerequisites

Course Subject Course Title Semester Hours (Min) Quarter Hours (Min)
Biology/Biological Science General Biology and Lab (Course must count toward any science degree or be a course for a Biology major.) 4
Microbiology Microbiology and Lab (Course must count toward any science degree or be a course for a Biology major.) 4
Biology/Biological Science Biology Elective (Course must count toward any science degree or be a course for a Biology major. Examples: Biology 2, Biochemistry, Human Anatomy, Human Physiology, etc.) 3
Chemistry General Chemistry and Lab (Courses must count toward any science degree or be courses for a Chemistry major.) 8
Chemistry Organic Chemistry and Lab (Courses must count toward any science degree or be courses for a Chemistry major.) 8
Physics General Physics and Lab (Course must count toward any science degree or be a course for a Physics major. Either a calculus based course or a non-calculus based course is acceptable.) 4
Math Calculus (Examples: Analytical Geometry and Differential Calculus, Calculus 1, Basic Calculus, etc.) 3
Statistics Statistics (Examples: Probability and Statistics, Introduction to Statistics, etc.) 3
Economics *Economics (Examples: Principles of Economics, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, etc.) 3
English Composition / Writing *Composition (Any writing-intensive course in the English area is acceptable.) 3
Communication / Speech (Verbal) *Oral Communication (Examples: Speech, Public Speaking, Interpersonal Communications, etc.) 3
Other *Additional Writing-Intensive Course or Oral Communication Course 3
Other *Social Sciences, Behavioral Sciences, and/or Humanities Electives (Examples: Sociology, Political Science, Psychology, Language, Philosophy, Visual Arts, Performing Arts, etc.) 9
General Elective(s) *General Elective (science course recommended) 3
Applicants are expected to have completed all math and science prerequisites by end of the spring 2021 term. With permission, summer coursework may be allowed; however, all courses must be completed prior to August 2021.
*Applicants who have or will earn a baccalaureate degree by the end of the spring 2021 term are considered to have met the general education requirements and only the math and science prerequisites are required.

All prerequisite coursework must be completed with a grade of C- or higher and prior to enrollment. Applicants who are in the process of completing prerequisites at the time of application should note these on their PharmCAS application as in progress or planned courses. Prerequisite coursework must be completed at an accredited institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education or the equivalent authority in a foreign country.
Yes

Supplemental Materials

No
No

PCAT and Other Tests

Not Required or Considered
N/A
No

Observation Hours

Recommended, but not required

Evaluations (Letters of Reference)

Yes
Two (2)
  • Clergy: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Co-Worker: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Employer: RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED
  • Faculty Advisor: CONDITIONALLY ACCEPTED
  • Family Member: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Friend: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Health Care Professional: RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED
  • Pharmacist: RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED
  • Politician: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Pre-Health Advisor: CONDITIONALLY ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Liberal Arts): ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Math): ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Science): ACCEPTED
  • Supervisor: RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED
  • Teaching Assistant: CONDITIONALLY ACCEPTED
Conditionally accepted
A committee letter from the pre-health advising office at the applicant's academic institution will be accepted in lieu of the required letter from a faculty member who has taught the applicant. This letter should address the applicant's academic performance and academic potential as a future Student Pharmacist.
No
Conditionally accepted
Composite letters are acceptable provided it includes either a letter from a faculty member who has taught the applicant or a letter from the pre-health advising office at the applicant's academic institution. This letter should address the applicant's academic performance and academic potential as a future Student Pharmacist.
Varies
One letter must be from a faculty member (science recommended) who has taught the applicant or from the pre-health advising office at the applicant's academic institution. This letter should address the applicant's academic performance and academic potential as a future Student Pharmacist. The second letter may be from a source of the applicant's choosing; however, a letter from a pharmacist or other source who can attest to the applicant's potential as a future health care professional is highly recommended.

Residency

No
No
Because ETSU Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy is a tuition-funded program, tuition is the same for all students regardless of residency.

International Applicants

Yes
US Citizens, US Permanent Residents, Canadian Citizens, Foreign (non-US) Citizens with a Visa, Other Non-Citizens (e.g. DACA Students)
Send a foreign transcript evaluation report (FTER) to PharmCAS
Yes
International applicants whose native language is not English must submit one of the following to certify English language proficiency: (1) Proof of degree from an accredited US institution OR (2) TOEFL score of at least 79 on the internet-based examination or 550 on the paper-based examination; or IELTS score of at least 6.5; or PTE Academic score of 53 or higher; or successful completion of the ELS Language Centers level 112 course or an equivalent ELS program.

Interviews

Individual applicants with one interviewer
An in-person interview is required and is by invitation only. International applicants not residing in the United States may be given the option of an in-person or an online interview. The interview day is a half day of activities including two interviews with one member of the Admissions Committee per interview.

Accepted Applicants

Yes
No
Class reservation deposit of $200 is waived for Early Decision applicants.
  • August 02, 2021
Subject to change.
No

Background Checks and Drug Screenings

No
No