We are no longer requiring the PCAT Test for Admissions to our Pharmacy Program.
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Contact Information

We are no longer requiring the PCAT Test for Admissions to our Pharmacy Program.
220 Ferris Drive
Big Rapids
Michigan
49307
United States
Michigan

Program Application Deadline

April 1, 2021
The Preferred Admissions Deadline is October 1, 2020 and Regular Admissions Deadline is April 1, 2021.
No

Program Information

Full Accreditation
Yes
Public
No
Semester (2 terms per academic year)
* 3 - 4
Not Required
No

Last Entering Class

119

Upcoming Entering Class

120
0

Dual and Concurrent Degrees

Yes
PharmD/MBA (Business Administration), PharmD/MPH (Public Health)
No

Program Description

The College of Pharmacy has been recognized as an accredited institution by the Michigan Board of Pharmacy since 1893 and is the principle source of pharmacy practitioners for the State of Michigan. Complete information on the pharmacy program can be found on our website at: https://www.ferris.edu/pharmacy/

GPA and Credit Hour Criteria

2.5
2.5
77
51

Course Prerequisites

Course Subject Course Title Semester Hours (Min) Quarter Hours (Min)
Chemistry General Chemistry 1 with Lab 4
Chemistry General Chemistry 2 with Lab 4
Biology/Biological Science General Biology 1 with Lab 4
Biology/Biological Science General Biology 2 with lab 4
Anatomy & Physiology Anatomy and Physiology with Lab (Course sequence should be biology major or pre health professional. We may disqualify anatomy and physiology sequences determined to be introductory in nature.) 4
Anatomy & Physiology Anatomy and Physiology with Lab (Course sequence should be biology major or pre health professional. We may disqualify anatomy and physiology sequences determined to be introductory in nature.) 4
Microbiology Microbiology 3
Biology/Biological Science Genetics 3
Chemistry Organic Chemistry 1 with Lab 4
Chemistry Organic Chemistry 2 with Lab 4
Biochemistry Biochemistry (should be at a level that has organic chemistry as a prerequisite) 4
Math Calculus for the Life Sciences or Calculus 3
Statistics Statistics or Statistics for the Life Sciences 3
Physics Physics 4
English Composition / Writing English Composition 1 3
English Composition / Writing English Composition 2 3
English Composition / Writing Advanced English Composition (300 level or higher) 3
Communication / Speech (Verbal) Interpersonal Communication or Principles of Public Speaking 3
Social/Behavioral Science Introduction to Psychology or Introductory Sociology 3
Economics Microeconomics or Macroeconomics 3
Humanities Cultural Enrichment ( e.g. Architecture, Art, Art History, Creative Writing, Foreign Language, History, Humanities, Literature, Music, Theater, Religion, Ethics and Philosophy) 3
Humanities Cultural Enrichment ( e.g. Architecture, Art, Art History, Creative Writing, Foreign Language, History, Humanities, Literature, Music, Theater, Religion, Ethics and Philosophy) 3
Humanities Cultural Enrichment at a 200 level or higher ( e.g. Architecture, Art, Art History, Creative Writing, Foreign Language, History, Humanities, Literature, Music, Theater, Religion, Ethics and Philosophy) 3
All applicants must meet course requirements as outlined on our webpage at
https://www.ferris.edu/HTMLS/colleges/pharmacy/curriculum/Pre-Pharmacy-Curriculum-2011-Applicant.htm

For all information on Admissions go to
https://www.ferris.edu/HTMLS/colleges/pharmacy/admissions/homepage.htm
Yes

Supplemental Materials

No
No

PCAT and Other Tests

Not Required or Considered
See admission policies, which can be found at: http://www.ferris.edu/HTMLS/colleges/pharmacy/curriculum/Admissions-Policies.htm PCAT requirements, minimums and deadlines can be found there.
No

Observation Hours

No

Evaluations (Letters of Reference)

No
  • Co-Worker: CONDITIONALLY REQUIRED
  • Employer: CONDITIONALLY REQUIRED
  • Faculty Advisor: CONDITIONALLY REQUIRED
  • Health Care Professional: CONDITIONALLY REQUIRED
  • Pharmacist: CONDITIONALLY REQUIRED
  • Pre-Health Advisor: CONDITIONALLY REQUIRED
  • Professor (Liberal Arts): CONDITIONALLY REQUIRED
  • Professor (Math): CONDITIONALLY REQUIRED
  • Professor (Science): CONDITIONALLY REQUIRED
  • Supervisor: CONDITIONALLY REQUIRED
Not accepted
Not Accepted
Letters of Reference (Evaluations) are not required but may be requested later by the committee. See application policies outlined on our website at: http://bit.ly/1tnkVsl

Residency

No
No

International Applicants

Yes
US Citizens, US Permanent Residents, Canadian Citizens, Foreign (non-US) Citizens with a Visa
Send a foreign transcript evaluation report (FTER) to PharmCAS
Only coursework from most Canadian Universities/Colleges will be considered. See application policies, which can be found on our website at: http://bit.ly/1tnkVsl We will not consider applicants that have done the required pre-requisite coursework in foreign countries other than Canada.
No

Interviews

Individual applicants with two or more interviewers, Multiple applicants with one or more interviewers, Multiple Mini Interviews (MMI)
Interviews are likely to be scheduled in Big Rapids, Michigan. They consist of an in-person interview, extemporaneous writing portion, Q & A and overview of program session for applicants, and a tour of the College of Pharmacy.

Accepted Applicants

Yes
No
Preferred Deadline, October 1, 2020, applicants will not be required to pay a deposit. Applications received after October 1st will be required to pay a non-refundable $200.00 deposit.
  • August 30, 2021
Yes

Background Checks and Drug Screenings

No
No