Published Survey
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Contact Information

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

Program Application Deadline

June 1, 2021
June 1, 2021 is the application deadline
Yes

Program Information

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

Last Entering Class

25

Upcoming Entering Class

60
0

Dual and Concurrent Degrees

No
No

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/

GPA and Credit Hour Criteria

2.5
2.0
57
33
81

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
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

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

Observation Hours

No

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.

Residency

Yes
Yes

International Applicants

No
US Citizens, US Permanent Residents
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.

Interviews

Individual applicants with two or more interviewers
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.

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.
  • June 29, 2020
  • June 28, 2021
Mandatory attendance at orientation week prior to start of P1 year
No

Background Checks and Drug Screenings

Yes
No