Published Survey
Submission Number: 4084
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Created: Fri, 09/06/2019 - 21:48
Completed: Thu, 06/16/2022 - 08:38
Changed: Fri, 07/29/2022 - 12:20

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Contact Information

College of Pharmacy
Health Professions Division
3200 S University Drive
Fort Lauderdale
Florida
33328
United States
Florida
Yes

Program Application Deadline

June 1, 2023
May 1, 2023
Scholarship opportunities are on a first come basis. Please apply early to take advantage of these opportunities.
Yes

Program Information

Full Accreditation
The NSU College of Pharmacy has 3 campus locations: Fort Lauderdale, Palm Beach and Puerto Rico. All 3 campuses share the same curriculum and class structure. The Palm Beach and Puerto Rico campus offers small class sizes. More information could be f
No
Private
Yes
Block
* 4
Not Required
Yes
Affiliation or articulation agreement with undergraduate institution(s)
Yes

Last Entering Class

242
Yes

Dual and Concurrent Degrees

Yes
PharmD/MBA (Business Administration), PharmD/MPH (Public Health), Other Dual Degrees
Pharm.D./MSBI (Biomedical Informatics)
Yes
Your contacts to apply to and receive information about the dual degree program are:

Robb McGory, MS, PharmD
Associate Dean
Nova Southeastern University College of Pharmacy
Phone: 954-262-1302
E-mail: rmcgory@nova.edu
Yes

Program Description

The Doctor of Pharmacy degree is awarded after successful completion of professional study in the College of Pharmacy (COP). 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. Students are given the knowledge and skills necessary to be successful pharmacists in a dynamic and evolving health care environment. COP students are actively involved in advocacy for the profession, leadership training, are patient-centered, and develop team-based relationships with inter-professional health care teams, experiencing pharmacy practice and patient-centered care first hand.
Yes

GPA and Credit Hour Criteria

2.75
2.00
Applicants with a minimum of 66 semester hours of completed pre-requisites (or in progress of completing their pre-requisites) are recommended to have a

Preferred minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale
Required minimum science GPA of 2.3 on a 4.0 scale
Required minimum mathematics GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale.

Applicants with a master’s degree and completed pre-requisites (or are in progress of completing the minimum prerequisites) are recommended to have a

Preferred minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale
Preferred minimum science GPA of 2.3 on a 4.0 scale
Preferred minimum mathematics GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale.
66
39
Pre-requisites may be in progress of completion when applying to the program. Please keep in mind documentation of successful completion of the pre-requisites must be provided.
Yes

Course Prerequisites

Course Subject Course Title Semester Hours (Min) Quarter Hours (Min)
Biology/Biological Science General Biology I and II including laboratory 8
Anatomy & Physiology Anatomy and/or Physiology with or without laboratory 6
Chemistry General Chemistry including laboratory 8
Chemistry Organic Chemistry including laboratory 8
Physics General Physics with or without laboratory 3
English Composition / Writing English 6
Math Calculus 3
Communication / Speech (Verbal) Speech/ Public Speaking 3
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.
  • Science Course Prerequisites with Labs: Yes
  • Science Course Prerequisites without Labs : Yes
  • Non-Science Course Prerequisites: Yes
  • Science Course Prerequisites with Labs: Yes, but only if no letter grade option available
  • Science Course Prerequisites without Labs : Yes, but only if no letter grade option available
  • Non-Science Course Prerequisites: Yes, but only if no letter grade option available
* 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
Yes

PCAT and Other Tests

Recommended
Attention: All standardized exams (e.g. PCAT, DAT, GRE, MCAT, OAT etc.) for entrance into the College of Pharmacy are recommended, but not required.
N/A
Yes
DAT, GMAT, GRE, MCAT, OAT
Yes

Observation Hours

No
Yes

Evaluations (Letters of Reference)

Yes
Three (3)
  • Health Care Professional: ACCEPTED
  • Pharmacist: ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Any Subject Area): ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Liberal Arts): ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Science): REQUIRED
Accepted
No
Accepted
Yes
Three letters of recommendation, on official letterhead with a signature, from two science
professors and either
o a liberal arts professor
o a pharmacist or health care provider
o a pre-professional committee member
Yes

Residency

No
No
Yes

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
Applicants who have completed foreign coursework outside of the U.S. will be required to send their official transcripts to a NACES approved evaluation agency, such as WES, ECE, or Josef Silny & Associates, and request an official foreign evaluation report to be sent to NSU. Please request the foreign evaluation report to include a course by course evaluation with overall GPA calculation.
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.
Yes
Applicants whose native or official language is not English are required to demonstrate English proficiency in order to be admitted into the program.
o TOEFL: score of 80 on the Internet-based test or 213 on the computer-based
o IELTS: score of 6.0 on the test module
o Duolingo: score of 105 on the Internet-based test
o Required for complete Candidates may also demonstrate English proficiency by successfully completing a Baccalaureate, professional or Master's degree in the United States, or two college-level English composition courses at a regionally accredited college or university with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale.
*Scores may be no more than two years old at the time of interview.
No
Yes

Interviews

Individual applicants with two or more interviewers
Yes
Interviews will be in person and via Zoom. Applicants are encouraged to attend the in-person interview. However, all applicants will be reviewed equally regardless of the interview format choice.

If you are selected for an interview, you will receive an email invitation from the Office of Admissions. A confirmation email will provide an agenda and other important information. Please make sure to arrive on time, dress professionally, and be prepared.

The Interview Day experience includes:
 Meeting the NSU College of Pharmacy admissions counselor
 Information regarding the admissions committee decision process
 Overview presentation of the program, facilities, and student support
 Private interview with faculty
Yes

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.
2022-08-15
No
Yes

Background Checks and Drug Screenings

Yes
Yes
Yes