Published Survey
Submission Number: 4078
Submission ID: 26
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Created: Sat, 08/31/2019 - 09:15
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Contact Information

1260 Elm Street
Manchester
New Hampshire
03101
United States
New Hampshire

Program Application Deadline

February 1, 2021
No

Program Information

Full Accreditation
Yes
Private
Yes
Other
* 2 - 3
Not Required
No

Last Entering Class

39

Upcoming Entering Class

55
0

Dual and Concurrent Degrees

Yes
PharmD/MPH (Public Health)
No

Program Description

Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (MCPHS) provides a unique academic environment to guide and support students toward successful, sustainable careers in health care. For students who aspire to become practicing pharmacists and have completed their pre-professional coursework at a regionally accredited college or university, this is a fall start, year-round, full-time, 34-month program (2 years of classroom instruction, 10 months of advanced rotations). Sophisticated technology and interactive videoconferencing are utilized to deliver the core courses and some electives between the Worcester, MA and Manchester, NH. Our School of Pharmacy in Worcester/Manchester is one of only a handful of institutions in the country that offers an Accelerated PharmD program. MCPHS offers a Postgraduate Training Certificate of Achievement which is a focused area of study that is available for students interested in pursuing residency or fellowship training after graduation.

PLEASE NOTE - APPLICANTS CAN ONLY APPLY TO 1 MCPHS CAMPUS. PLEASE CHOOSE EITHER OUR WORCESTER, MA, MANCHESTER, NH, OR BOSTON, MA (NON-ACCELERATED) CAMPUS WHEN APPLYING.

GPA and Credit Hour Criteria

N/A
N/A
Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences – Worcester/Manchester does not require a specific overall minimum GPA. However, it is highly preferred that students carry a 2.7 or higher GPA throughout their pre-professional coursework. The School utilizes a holistic admissions process.
39
30

Course Prerequisites

Course Subject Course Title Semester Hours (Min) Quarter Hours (Min)
Biology/Biological Science General Biology I (lab is optional) 3 6
Biology/Biological Science General Biology II (with lab) 4 6
Microbiology Microbiology (with lab) 3 4
Chemistry General Chemistry I (with lab) 4 6
Chemistry General Chemistry II (with lab) 4 6
Chemistry Organic Chemistry I (with lab) 4 6
Chemistry Organic Chemistry II (with lab) 4 6
Physics Physics (with lab) 3 4
Math Calculus 3 4
Statistics Statistics 3 4
Math Math or Computer Science Elective 3 4
English Composition / Writing English Composition* 3 4.5
English Composition / Writing English Elective* 3 4.5
Psychology Psychology* 3 4
Social/Behavioral Science Sociology* 3 4
Social/Behavioral Science History or Political Science* 3 4
Economics Economics* 3 4
Humanities Humanities Elective* 3 4
Social/Behavioral Science Social Science Elective* 3 4
Social/Behavioral Science Behavioral Science Elective* 3 4
August 15, 2021
*Applicants who have (or will have) earned a BS or BA degree from a regionally accredited U.S./Canadian institution prior to matriculation are exempt from the liberal arts courses marked with an asterisk. All math and science courses must be completed within ten years from the program enrollment date, and all courses must be completed with a minimum grade of C (not C-) to satisfy the requirements. All coursework must be completed at a regionally accredited institution. All prerequisite coursework must be completed prior to matriculation at MCPHS. AP scores accepted: 4 or 5 only.
Yes

Supplemental Materials

No
No

PCAT and Other Tests

Not Required or Considered
N/A
No

Observation Hours

No

Evaluations (Letters of Reference)

Yes
One (1)
  • 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
No Answer
No answer
One (1) letter of recommendation is required and must be received before verified application is reviewed by admission committee.

Residency

No
No

International Applicants

Yes
US Citizens, US Permanent Residents, US Temporary Residents, Canadian Citizens, Foreign (non-US) Citizens with a Visa, Other Non-Citizens (e.g. DACA Students)
Send a foreign transcript evaluation report (FTER) to PharmCAS
A course-by-course evaluation is required for all college-level coursework completed outside the U.S. and Canada.
Yes
Candidates for whom English is not their native language are required to take the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or IELTS (International English Language Testing Service). A minimum TOEFL score of 79 (iBT) or a minimum IELTS score of 6.5 is required for consideration.

Interviews

Individual applicants with one interviewer
Selected candidates are invited interview on a rolling basis beginning early fall. All candidates are required to complete an writing sample during the interview.

Accepted Applicants

Yes
No
A $750 non-refundable deposit is required.
  • September 02, 2021
No

Background Checks and Drug Screenings

No
No