Published Survey
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Contact Information

3200 S University Drive
Fort Lauderdale
Florida
33328
United States
Florida
  • Name: Rose Llanos-Almeida
    Title: Assistant Director II, Graduate Admissions
    Office: Nova Southeastern University - Pharmacy Admissions
    Phone (Work): 954-262-1193
    Email: rllanos@nova.edu
  • Name: Rebecca Johnson
    Title: Admissions Counselor
    Office: Nova Southeastern University College of Pharmacy
    Phone (Work): 954-262-1111
    Email: RJohnso2@Nova.edu
  • Name: Jose Pomales
    Title: Coordinator Student Services & Recruitment
    Office: College of Pharmacy- Puerto Rico Campus
    Phone (Work): (787) 773-6584
    Email: jpomaleslo@nova.edu
  • Name: LaTia Willis
    Title: Coordinator of Student Services and Recruitment
    Office: College of Pharmacy- Palm Beach Campus
    Phone (Work): 561-805-2264
    Email: lt589@nova.edu

Program Application Deadline

May 3, 2021
No

Program Information

Full Accreditation
  • Palm Beach Gardens
  • Fort Lauderdale
  • Puerto Rico
Yes
Private
Yes
Block
* 4
Not Required
Yes
Affiliation or articulation agreement with undergraduate institution(s), Early assurance

Last Entering Class

219

Upcoming Entering Class

234
4

Dual and Concurrent Degrees

Yes
PharmD/MBA (Business Administration), PharmD/MPH (Public Health), Other Dual Degrees
PharmD/MBI (Biomedical Informatics)
Yes

Program Description

The Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree is awarded after successful completion of the professional curriculum in the College of Pharmacy. The curriculum uses state-of-the-art interactive teaching, delivery, and assessment methods and is designed so courses integrate information and build on one another, providing students with the knowledge and skills necessary to be successful pharmacists in a dynamic and ever-changing environment. Students may enter either the four-year, entry-level program or the three-year advanced standing program for international pharmacy graduates. The curriculum uses state-of-the-art interactive teaching, delivery, and assessment methods and is designed so courses integrate information and build on one another, providing students with the knowledge and skills necessary to be successful pharmacists in a dynamic and ever-changing environment. Students may enter either the four-year, entry-level program or the three-year advanced standing program for international pharmacy graduates. Please visit our website pharmacy.nova.edu for further information regarding the program, admissions requirements and procedures.

GPA and Credit Hour Criteria

2.75
2.00
66
37
96

Course Prerequisites

Course Subject Course Title Semester Hours (Min) Quarter Hours (Min)
Biology/Biological Science General Biology I and II including laboratory 8 9
Anatomy & Physiology Anatomy and Physiology with or without laboratory 6 9
Chemistry General Chemistry including laboratory 8 12
Chemistry Organic Chemistry including laboratory 8 12
Physics General Physics with or without laboratory 3 4.5
English Composition / Writing English 6 9
Math Calculus 3 4.5
Communication / Speech (Verbal) Speech/ Public Speaking 3 4.5
Social/Behavioral Science Social/ Behavioral Sciences 3 4.5
Humanities Humanities 3 4.5
General Elective(s) *Social/ Behavioral Sciences or Humanities 9 13.5
Science/Math Elective(s) Advanced Sciences: cellular or molecular biology, microbiology, biochemistry, or genetics 6 9
Admission will be contingent on successful completion of pre-requisite coursework, test scores, letters of recommendation and official transcripts before the start of the program.
* Ethics, micro or macroeconomics, and general/life science statistics are highly recommended and may substitute for up to 9 humanities and social/behavioral science elective credits.

*6 credits of anatomy/ physiology are required. It can be a combination of any of the two as long as you have completed the credits.
Yes

Supplemental Materials

Yes
Yes
$50
Upon receipt of the PharmCAS Application, NSU College of Pharmacy will generate a secondary application to the applicant by email. It is highly suggested that the applicant check their junk mail and spam mail. If students do not receive an email, you may submit NSU supplemental application via: https://apply.nova.edu/Ellucian.Erecruiting.Web.External/Pages/welcome.aspx
(please select graduate account on right hand side).

You will not need to resubmit your documents to NSU portal if you have sent your documents to PharmCAS unless you have completed coursework outside of the U.S. In that case, you will need to request a foreign evaluation report by a NACES approved agency that includes a course by course evaluation and overall GPA calculation. Please mail to:

Nova Southeastern University
Enrollment Processing Services
3301 College Avenue
P.O. Box 299000
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33329-9905

PCAT and Other Tests

Required
Applicants should take the PCAT no later than February.
N/A
Yes
DAT, GRE, MCAT, OAT, Other
MCAT

Observation Hours

No

Evaluations (Letters of Reference)

Yes
Three (3)
  • Pharmacist: RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED
  • Professor (Liberal Arts): REQUIRED
  • Professor (Science): REQUIRED
Recommended but not required
Yes
No answer
Letters of reference from two science professors and one liberal arts professor are necessary. A letter of reference from a pharmacist may substitute one letter from a professor in either subject. You may submit your application if you have included your recommenders' email addresses in your PharmCAS application as your recommenders will be able to submit a letter on your behalf as PharmCAS is verifying your application. Our department will need at least one letter of recommendation to review your application. You will be required to submit three letters by the start of the program.

Residency

No
No

International Applicants

Yes
US Citizens, US Permanent Residents, Canadian Citizens, Foreign (non-US) Citizens with a Visa, Foreign (non-US) Citizens
Send a foreign transcript evaluation report (FTER) to PharmCAS AND Send an original foreign transcript directly to the school
For applicants who have completed coursework outside of the U.S. Please request an official foreign evaluation report from a NACES approved agency such as WES, ECE, Josef & Silny, SpanTran etc. You will need to request an course by course evaluation with an overall GPA calculation. Please send the foreign transcript evaluation report (FTER) to PharmCAS if WES AND send an original foreign transcript directly to the school.
Please mail to:

Nova Southeastern University
Enrollment Processing Services
3301 College Avenue
P.O. Box 299000
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33329-9905

You will not need to resubmit your documents to NSU other than your foreign evaluation report if you have sent your documents to PharmCAS.
No
An English proficiency exam is required for applicants who have completed coursework outside of the U.S. (either TOEFL or IELTS). Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)* -www.toefl.org - 213 or above on a computer-based test; 80 or above on the Internet-based is required International English Language Testing System (IELTS)* -www.ielts.org- 6.0 or above on the test module is required Candidates who have taken college courses in the United States may also prove English proficiency by completing two college-level English composition courses at a regionally accredited college or university. TOEFL is offering at home testing. To take the TOEFL exam online: https://www.ets.org/s/cv/toefl/institutions/update/?WT.ac=toefl_institutions_di_200403.

Interviews

Individual applicants with two or more interviewers
Nova Southeastern University College of Pharmacy may interview 15-20 applicants in one day. The interview session is a face to face interview one-on-two (one applicant and two faculty members). All applicants interviewed are done so with a closed file. This means faculty members will not review all application items prior to the interview. Each interview may take 20-30 minutes.

Accepted Applicants

Yes
No
$1000 deposit required to reserve your seat in the program. The deposit will be credited to your tuition in the program.
  • August 17, 2021
No

Background Checks and Drug Screenings

Yes
Yes