Creighton offers three pathways to the Doctor of Pharmacy degree - a traditional pathway in Omaha, NE, an innovative Distance pathway, and a new hybrid pathway in Phoenix, AZ.
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Contact Information

Creighton offers three pathways to the Doctor of Pharmacy degree - a traditional pathway in Omaha, NE, an innovative Distance pathway, and a new hybrid pathway in Phoenix, AZ.
3100 N Central Ave
Phoenix
Arizona
85012
United States
Arizona
Yes

Program Application Deadline

June 1, 2022
November 1, 2021
Applicants who submit by our priority deadline will be provided an expedited admission review, early interview date options, and priority scholarship consideration.
Yes

Program Information

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

Last Entering Class

0
Yes

Dual and Concurrent Degrees

Yes
PharmD/MBA (Business Administration)
No
A full description of the PharmD/MBA dual degree can be found here: http://catalog.creighton.edu/pharmacy-health-professions/other-educational-opportunities/doctor-pharmacy-master-business-administration/
Yes

Program Description

In Fall 2021, the Creighton pharmacy program is enrolling its first students in Phoenix, AZ. Students will learn in a new state-of-art, seven-story facility serving health science professional students in the heart of Park Central midtown.

Creighton University’s Phoenix expansion is in partnership with the Creighton University Arizona Health Education Alliance that consists of Creighton University, Dignity Health St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, District Medical Group and Valleywise Health to better serve the underserved populations of Arizona.

Phoenix pharmacy students will experience our innovative distance learning technology for the didactic portion of the curriculum with the clinical lab component taught in the Park Central facility. The Park Central facility will house the Creighton University Phoenix campus: nearly 900 health science students. The campus features cutting-edge technology, equipment and spaces.

Graduates of the program are well positioned for employment in a wide range of health service settings, including private businesses, hospitals, clinics, government, military and academic and research institutions. Please visit our website for more details at https://spahp.creighton.edu/pharmacy/doctor-pharmacy/pathways/phoenix-hybrid-pathway.
Yes

GPA and Credit Hour Criteria

N/A
N/A
63
27
95
40.5
Yes

Course Prerequisites

Course Subject Course Title Semester Hours (Min) Quarter Hours (Min)
Biology/Biological Science General Biology I & II with labs* 8 12
Anatomy Human Anatomy* 3 4.5
Chemistry General Chemistry I & II with labs* 8 12
Chemistry Organic Chemistry I & II with labs* 8 12
Math Calculus* 3 4.5
English Composition / Writing English (including Composition) 6 9
Communication / Speech (Verbal) Speech (Must include public speaking.) 3 4.5
Psychology Psychology 3 4.5
Economics Economics 3 4.5
General Elective(s) Electives* 18 27.5
All prerequisite coursework must be completed by August 1st prior to program matriculation.
  • Science Course Prerequisites with Labs: Varies
  • Science Course Prerequisites without Labs : Yes
  • Non-Science Course Prerequisites: Yes
  • Science Course Prerequisites with Labs: No
  • Science Course Prerequisites without Labs : No
  • Non-Science Course Prerequisites: Varies
The biology, chemistry, and organic chemistry courses must be a two-semester, eight-hour or equivalent course sequences. A course sequence is considered to be a correlated pair of courses offering in-depth coverage of a specific field and must be at a level such that the courses would be acceptable as prerequisites to advance towards a baccalaureate degree in that discipline. For chemistry and biology courses, survey courses, courses without associated laboratories, courses designed for non-science majors, or online science courses utilizing a laboratory kit are not acceptable as prerequisite science courses.
Yes

Supplemental Materials

Varies
No
For any candidate that has matriculated into another professional pharmacy program, a letter from the dean at the prior pharmacy institution is required for admission consideration. This letter should state your standing in (or upon leaving) the pharmacy program and your eligibility to return, if you are no longer enrolled. Please reach out to the SPAHP Office of Admission at cuspahp@creighton.edu for more information on submitting a dean's letter.
Yes

PCAT and Other Tests

Optional
PCAT is not required for consideration for admission.
N/A
No
Yes

Observation Hours

Recommended, but not required
Yes

Evaluations (Letters of Reference)

Yes
Two (2)
  • Clergy: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Co-Worker: ACCEPTED
  • Employer: ACCEPTED
  • Faculty Advisor: ACCEPTED
  • Family Member: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Friend: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Health Care Professional: ACCEPTED
  • Pharmacist: RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED
  • Politician: ACCEPTED
  • Pre-Health Advisor: ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Liberal Arts): ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Math): ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Science): RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED
  • Supervisor: ACCEPTED
  • Teaching Assistant: ACCEPTED
No Answer
No answer
Creighton requires two letters of reference, but will accept up to four. Applicants are strongly encouraged to identify recommenders who can attest to their professionalism, maturity, aptitude for clinical doctoral coursework, and knowledge of the pharmacy profession.
Yes

Residency

No
No
Yes

International Applicants

No
US Citizens, US Permanent Residents, Foreign (non-US) Citizens with a Visa, Other Non-Citizens (e.g. DACA Students)
Do not send any foreign transcript documentation. School only considers U.S. credentials. If you have completed your course prerequisites at a foreign institution, you may be ineligible for admission to these particular pharmacy programs.
Students studying at Creighton who are on an international student visa are not eligible for the Distance pathway nor the Phoenix pathway due to federal regulations for distance study.
Yes
The TOEFL may be waived if an international student has completed 2+ years of full-time college coursework at a regionally accredited college or university within the United States
No
Yes

Interviews

Individual applicants with two or more interviewers
Yes, but only on a case-by-case basis
Interviewees are required to be present for entire duration/agenda of the interview day, whether virtual or in person. Interview days consist of multiple information sessions, as well as a 25 minute interview. Either a pair of two faculty members or a pair of one faculty member and one alumnus will conduct the interview. The interview is closed file.
Yes

Accepted Applicants

Yes
No
A $400 non-refundable deposit is required.
  • Aug 15, 2022
No
Yes

Background Checks and Drug Screenings

Yes
No
Yes