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Contact Information

179 Longwood Avenue
Boston
Massachusetts
02115
United States
Massachusetts

Program Application Deadline

February 1, 2021
No

Program Information

Full Accreditation
  • MCPHS University - Manchester
  • NH
  • MCPHS University - Worcester
  • MA
Yes
Private
Yes
Semester (2 terms per academic year)
* 4
Not Required
Yes
Early assurance

Last Entering Class

287

Upcoming Entering Class

275
256

Dual and Concurrent Degrees

Yes
PharmD/MPH (Public Health)
No

Program Description

MCPHS University, formerly Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, is the oldest institution of higher education in the entire city of Boston and the second-oldest university of pharmacy in the United States. Since the University's founding in 1823, MCPHS University has been on the cutting edge of innovation in healthcare education.The six-year accelerated Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program provides direct entry from high school and includes a two-year liberal arts and sciences phase followed by a four-year professional phase, ensuring that graduates are critical thinkers, capable professionals, and compassionate caregivers.

GPA and Credit Hour Criteria

N/A
N/A+
65
32

Course Prerequisites

Course Subject Course Title Semester Hours (Min) Quarter Hours (Min)
Biology/Biological Science Biology I (no lab) 3
Biology/Biological Science Biology II ( with lab) 4
Chemistry Chemical Principles I (with lab) 4
Chemistry Chemical Principles II (with lab) 4
English Composition / Writing Expository Writing I 3
English Composition / Writing Expository Writing II 3
Math Calculus I 3
Math Calculus II 3
Psychology Intro to Psychology 3
Social/Behavioral Science Intro to Sociology 3
Biology/Biological Science Medical Microbiology (with lab) 4
Chemistry Organic Chemistry I (with lab) 4
Chemistry Organic Chemistry II (no lab) 3
Physics Physics (3 credits if calculus-based or 6 credits if algebra-based) 3
Communication / Speech (Verbal) Interpersonal Communications for Health Professionals 3
Statistics Statistics 3
Anatomy & Physiology Anatomy and Physiology (no lab) 3
General Elective(s) Humanities elective (3 credits) (Acceptable courses include Literature, Creative Writing, Philosophy, Ethics, Religious Studies, Select Fine Arts, Advanced Level Languages) 3
General Elective(s) Behavioral Science elective (3 credits) (Acceptable courses include any upper level psychology course) 3
General Elective(s) Social Science elective (3 credits) (Acceptable courses include History, Political Science/Government, Anthropology, Upper-level Sociology, American Studies, Women Studies, Ethnic Studies, Geography, Economics) 3
August, 15, 2021 for Fall 2021
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
One (1)
  • Clergy: ACCEPTED
  • Co-Worker: ACCEPTED
  • Employer: ACCEPTED
  • Faculty Advisor: ACCEPTED
  • Family Member: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Friend: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Health Care Professional: ACCEPTED
  • Pharmacist: ACCEPTED
  • Politician: ACCEPTED
  • Pre-Health Advisor: ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Liberal Arts): ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Math): ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Science): ACCEPTED
  • Supervisor: ACCEPTED
  • Teaching Assistant: ACCEPTED
Recommended but not required
Varies
Recommended but not required
Varies

Residency

No
No

International Applicants

Yes
US Citizens, US Permanent Residents, US Temporary Residents, Canadian Citizens, Foreign (non-US) Citizens with a Visa, Foreign (non-US) Citizens, Other Non-Citizens (e.g. DACA Students)
Send a foreign transcript evaluation report (FTER) to PharmCAS
Official transcripts from non-U.S. secondary schools, colleges or universities must be sent to the World Education Services (WES) for a course-by-course evaluation
Yes
If English is your second language, you will be required to submit a Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with a minimum score of 79 or an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with a minimum score 6.5. Please visit our website for further information.

Interviews

Individual applicants with one interviewer
MCPHS University- Boston currently offers weekly individual Skype interviews. At the end of the formal interview each student will complete an online written assessment.

Accepted Applicants

Yes
No
MCPHS University's enrollment deposit is $750.00.
  • September 02, 2021

Background Checks and Drug Screenings

No
No