Published Survey
Submission Number: 4206
Submission ID: 154
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Created: Sun, 08/25/2019 - 13:39
Completed: Thu, 06/17/2021 - 12:55
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Contact Information

1600 E Hill St.
Signal Hill
California
90755
United States
California
Yes

Program Application Deadline

June 1, 2022
AUHS does accept applications after the June 1, 2022 deadline date. Please email admissions@auhs.edu to request an extension. Applications will stop being received and processed one week prior to the student orientation week
None
Yes

Program Information

Candidate
  • N/A
No
Private
No
Quarter (4 terms per academic year)
* 2 - 3
Preferred
No
Yes

Last Entering Class

34
Yes

Dual and Concurrent Degrees

No
No
Yes

Program Description

AUHS School of Pharmacy offers a three (3) calendar-year accelerated Doctor of Pharmacy program. The curriculum fulfills recommendations provided by accreditation standards and professional guidelines including the ACPE Standards 2016, JCPP Pharmacists’ Patient Care Process, CAPE Educational Outcomes 2013, IPEC Core Competencies 2016 Update, and licensure examination content outlines. Graduates of the program are eligible to take the North American PharmacistLicensure Examination® (NAPLEX) to become a registered pharmacist (RPh). The P1 didactic curriculum consists of foundational biomedical and pharmaceutical science courses and fundamental courses in social and administrative science A substantive portion of the P2 didactic curriculum consists of the Integrated Pharmacotherapy course series. In P3, students complete 36 weeks of Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences (APPEs); six clerkships with each clerkship being six weeks. visit our website: https://www.auhs.edu/academics/pharmacy/doctor-of-pharmacy/ Please review the Admissions Consultation Packet: https://www.auhs.edu/academics/pharmacy/sop-admissions/
Yes

GPA and Credit Hour Criteria

2.5
2.0
57
33
81
Yes

Course Prerequisites

Course Subject Course Title Semester Hours (Min) Quarter Hours (Min)
Chemistry General Inorganic Chemistry with Laboratory 8 12
Chemistry Organic Chemistry with Laboratory 8 12
Biology/Biological Science General Biology with Laboratory 8 12
Microbiology Microbiology with Laboratory 3 4
Anatomy Human Anatomy with Laboratory 3 4
Physiology Human Physiology with Laboratory 3 4
Statistics Statistics course can be taken in any department (math, psychology, sociology, etc) 3 4
Math Calculus 3 4
Economics Principles of Economics (Macro OR Micro) 3 4
Psychology Psychology or Sociology 3 4
Communication / Speech (Verbal) Public Speaking 3 4
English Composition / Writing English Composition 3 4
Other Other humanities and social/behavioral sciences such as (philosophy/history/anthropology/ethics/English literature/religion/political science) 6 8
Pre-requisite courses need to be completed prior to the start of the PharmD program
  • Science Course Prerequisites with Labs: Yes
  • Science Course Prerequisites without Labs : Yes
  • Non-Science Course Prerequisites: Yes
  • Science Course Prerequisites with Labs: Yes
  • Science Course Prerequisites without Labs : Yes
  • Non-Science Course Prerequisites: Yes
On a case by case basis substitute courses may be accepted in place of the pre-requisite required
Yes

Supplemental Materials

Yes
No
Information for university purposes only
Yes

PCAT and Other Tests

Optional
PCAT is not required but highly recommended. PCAT scores should be directly submitted to PharmCAS and the test should have been taken within the last two years to be considered.
N/A
No
Yes

Observation Hours

No
Yes

Evaluations (Letters of Reference)

Yes
Three (3)
  • Clergy: ACCEPTED
  • Co-Worker: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Employer: ACCEPTED
  • Faculty Advisor: ACCEPTED
  • Family Member: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Friend: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Health Care Professional: REQUIRED
  • Pharmacist: ACCEPTED
  • Politician: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Pre-Health Advisor: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Liberal Arts): ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Math): ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Science): REQUIRED
  • Supervisor: ACCEPTED
  • Teaching Assistant: NOT ACCEPTED
Conditionally accepted
Letter is evaluated on a case by case basis
Varies
Not Accepted
One letter of reference must be from a college/university instructor who taught you a course and one from a health care provider. The third can be from a college instructor, health care provider, or employer. References from friends and family are not accepted.
Yes

Residency

No
No
Yes

International Applicants

No
US Citizens, US Permanent Residents, Canadian Citizens, Foreign (non-US) Citizens with a Visa
Send a foreign transcript evaluation report (FTER) to PharmCAS AND Send an original foreign transcript directly to the school
Foreign transcripts should be evaluated by World Educations Services (WES): www.wes.org
Yes
International applicants whose native language is not English will be required to have a Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) composite Score of 80 (iBT) or 213 (CBT) unless they earned a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college/university in the United States or other countries in which the native language is English. TOEFL scores should be directly submitted to PharmCAS and should not be older than two years.
No
Yes

Interviews

Individual applicants with two or more interviewers
Yes
Interviews can be scheduled on any of the weekdays. The interview consists of an interview with 2 faculty members as well as a writing assessment.
Yes

Accepted Applicants

Yes
No
$500 seat fee deposit is required and is applied to P1 tuition. The seat fee is not refundable if the applicant decides not to attend the program.
  • 2021-07-12
Mandatory attendance at orientation week prior to start of P1 year
No
Yes

Background Checks and Drug Screenings

Yes
No
Yes