Published Survey
Submission Number: 4096
Submission ID: 44
Submission UUID: 8b17c50f-7b7b-4d4a-bba9-e8d696880771
Submission URI: /publishedsurvey

Created: Tue, 08/27/2019 - 20:34
Completed: Mon, 06/15/2020 - 16:34
Changed: Mon, 08/10/2020 - 13:56

Remote IP address: 208.140.250.193
Submitted by: Anonymous
Language: English

Is draft: No
Current page: Complete
Submitted to: Published Survey

Contact Information
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Banner Image:: SUPharmgroup.jpg
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Institution Address:
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Street 1: 1775 N Sector Court
Street 2: Shenandoah University School of Pharmacy
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City: Winchester
State: Virginia
Zip: 22601
Country: United States

Program Location:: Virginia
Admissions Office Contact(s)::
- Name: Katelyn Sanders
  Title: Director of Admissions
  Office: 1775 N Sector Ct. Winchester, VA 22601
  Phone (Work): 540-678-4377
  Email: ksanders@su.edu
- Name: Debbie Lynn
  Title: Admissions Coordinator-ICPH Fairfax
  Office: 8095 Innovation Park Drive, Suite 301  Fairfax, VA 22031
  Phone (Work): 540-542-6235
  Email: dlynn@su.edu
- Name: Patrick McDonald
  Title: Admissions Counselor-Winchester
  Office: 1775 N Sector Ct. Winchester, VA 22601
  Phone (Work): 540-678-4340
  Email: pmcdonal1@su.edu
- Name: Suzanne Boag
  Title: Enrollment and Student Affairs Coordinator
  Office: 1775 N Sector Ct. Winchester, VA 22601
  Phone (Work): 540-678-4340
  Email: sboag@su.edu

Institutional Website::
- https://su.edu/pharmacy

Contact Information Video::
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Program Application Deadline
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Application Deadline:
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What is the application deadline for your program?: June 1, 2021
Application Deadline Description::
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Does your institution participate in Early Decision?: Yes

Program Information
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Please select the appropriate ACPE accreditation status for your institution from the list below:: Full Accreditation 
Satellite/Branch campuses::
- ICPH-Fairfax

Does your program follow the AACP Cooperative Admissions Guidelines?: No
Is your institution public or private?: Private
Is your institution part of an academic health center?: No
Academic Term Type:: Semester (2 terms per academic year)
Program Structure:
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What is the primary program structure for the Pharm.D. curriculum?: * 4

Is a Baccalaureate degree required or preferred for admissions?: Not Required
Alternative Enrollment Options:
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Does your institution have alternative enrollment options available?: Yes
If Yes to alternate enrollment, check all that apply:: Affiliation or articulation agreement with undergraduate institution(s), Early assurance 


Last Entering Class
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Total number of Pharm.D. seats filled in the last P1 entering class:: 74

Upcoming Entering Class
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Anticipated number of Total Pharm.D. seats available in the upcoming P1 entering class:: 115
Anticipated number of early assurance students advancing to the P1 year in the upcoming entering class:: 10

Dual and Concurrent Degrees
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Dual Degree:
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Does your institution offer a dual degree program, as defined above? : Yes
If yes, check all that apply:: PharmD/MBA (Business Administration), PharmD/MPH (Public Health), Other Dual Degrees
If other dual degrees, as defined above, please list::
PharmD/MS Pharmacogenomics and Personalized Medicine


Does your institution offer a concurrent, double, or second degree program, as defined above?: No
Provide any additional information regarding dual, concurrent, double, or second degree programs: :
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Program Description
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Program Description:
THE BERNARD J. DUNN SCHOOL OF PHARMACY 
The Bernard J. Dunn School of Pharmacy was created in 1995 to respond to the growing need for pharmacists in the health-care system. Shenandoah University responded to this need for additional pharmacists in a unique way. Combining new ideas in pharmacy education with the use of information technology, it created a new educational model that is even more relevant today. The School of Pharmacy offers a Doctorate of Pharmacy Degree (Pharm.D. degree) for traditional and nontraditional students. Dual degree options are available with MPH, MBA, MS PGPM.


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GPA and Credit Hour Criteria
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Minimum Overall GPA:: 2.5
Minimum Prerequisite GPA:: 2.5
Provide any additional information regarding GPA policies for applicants::
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Total number of college SEMESTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation:: 63
Total number of basic science college SEMESTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation:: 35
Total number of college QUARTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation:: 71
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Course Prerequisites
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List of Course Prerequisites::
Course Subject: English Composition / Writing
Course Title: English 101 & 102  
Semester Hours (Min): 6
Quarter Hours (Min): 8
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Course Subject: Communication / Speech (Verbal)
Course Title: Public Speaking 
Semester Hours (Min): 3
Quarter Hours (Min): 4
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Course Subject: Biology/Biological Science
Course Title: General Biology I & II w/ lab 
Semester Hours (Min): 8
Quarter Hours (Min): 12
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Course Subject: Chemistry
Course Title: General Chemistry I & II w/ lab 
Semester Hours (Min): 8
Quarter Hours (Min): 12
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Course Subject: Chemistry
Course Title: Organic Chemistry I & II w/ lab 
Semester Hours (Min): 8
Quarter Hours (Min): 12
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Course Subject: Physics
Course Title: Physics I  (calculus or non-calculus based is acceptable)
Semester Hours (Min): 3
Quarter Hours (Min): 6
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Course Subject: Statistics
Course Title: Statistics
Semester Hours (Min): 3
Quarter Hours (Min): 4
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Course Subject: Math
Course Title: Calculus
Semester Hours (Min): 3
Quarter Hours (Min): 4
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Course Subject: Biology/Biological Science
Course Title: Advanced Biological Science Elective (cell biology, biochemistry, genetics, etc)
Semester Hours (Min): 3
Quarter Hours (Min): 4
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Course Subject: Economics
Course Title: Economics 
Semester Hours (Min): 3
Quarter Hours (Min): 4
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Course Subject: Microbiology
Course Title: Microbiology 
Semester Hours (Min): 3
Quarter Hours (Min): 6
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Course Subject: Humanities
Course Title: Humanities (history, art, music, language, theater, etc)
Semester Hours (Min): 3
Quarter Hours (Min): 4
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Course Subject: Social/Behavioral Science
Course Title: Social/ Behavioral Science (accounting, anthropology, business, computers, geography, health, management, political science, psychology, sociology, etc)
Semester Hours (Min): 3
Quarter Hours (Min): 4
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Course Subject: Anatomy & Physiology
Course Title: Human Anatomy and Physiology 
Semester Hours (Min): 6
Quarter Hours (Min): 12

When do applicants need to complete all course prerequisites prior to enrollment (e.g. date or term)?:
All prerequisites must be completed prior to matriculation into the PharmD program

Enter any additional information regarding course prerequisites::
https://www.su.edu/admissions/graduate-students/pharmacy-application-information/

I would like to mark this section as done.: Yes

Supplemental Materials
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Supplemental Requirements:
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Does your institution require applicants to submit a supplemental application or supplemental materials directly to the institution and outside of PharmCAS?: No

Supplemental Application Fee:
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Will your institution require a supplemental application fee?: No

Provide any additional information about the supplemental application, materials, or fee requirements::
No application is required.


PCAT and Other Tests
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Select the option that best describes the program’s PCAT policy:: Optional
Link to PCAT information on institutional website:: https://www.su.edu/admissions/graduate-students/pharmacy-application-information/
Additional PCAT information::
In response to the ongoing pandemic, the PCAT will remain OPTIONAL, not required for the 2020-21 admissions cycle. If you believe the PCAT provides evidence of your academic preparedness for the PharmD program, you are encouraged to submit your PCAT scores. Please reach out to pharmd@su.edu with any questions about this temporary change.

Minimum composite PCAT score considered:: n/a
Other Admission Tests:
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Do you accept or require other admission tests? Do not include immunization requirement or other similar documentation requirements.: No


Observation Hours
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Observation Hours Required:
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Does your program require pharmacy observation hours?: No


Evaluations (Letters of Reference)
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Evaluations Required:
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Are evaluations (letters of reference) required by your institution?: Yes
 If yes, how many evaluations are required?: Three (3)

Please indicate your evaluation type requirements. Select all that apply.:
Clergy: NOT ACCEPTED
Co-Worker: NOT ACCEPTED
Employer: RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED
Faculty Advisor: RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED
Family Member: NOT ACCEPTED
Friend: NOT ACCEPTED
Health Care Professional: RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED
Pharmacist: RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED
Politician: NOT ACCEPTED
Pre-Health Advisor: RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED
Professor (Liberal Arts): RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED
Professor (Math): RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED
Professor (Science): RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED
Supervisor: RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED
Teaching Assistant: CONDITIONALLY ACCEPTED

Committee Letters:
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What is your college/school policy on committee letters? : No Answer

Composite Letters:
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What is your college/school policy on composite letters?: No answer

Provide institution specific details regarding evaluations::
The letters of reference can be from professors, health care providers, or other professionals with whom the student has interacted. A pharmacist is not required if you have not worked with one. You may have any combination of the allowed references. 


Residency
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Is preference given to state residents?: No
Is preference given to residents of other states?: No
Additional information about the program’s state residency requirements::
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International Applicants
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Does your institution consider foreign citizens (excluding Canadian citizens)?: Yes
Select the citizenship types eligible for admission:: 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)
Policy for accepting non-U.S. coursework (excluding study abroad):: Send a foreign transcript evaluation report (FTER) to PharmCAS 
Other clarifying information, if necessary::
All foreign transcripts must first be evaluated by an accredited service before they can be reviewed by SU. We prefer organizations who are members of NACES.

Non-native speakers must submit official TOEFL scores?: Yes
If the TOEFL is required for non-native English speakers, provide additional details about the requirement below: :
If a student has completed two years of undergraduate work in an accredited college or university in the United States, he/she does not have to take the TOEFL, but may choose to do so to demonstrate greater proficiency. 


Interviews
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Interview Format:: Individual applicants with one interviewer, Individual applicants with two or more interviewers
Briefly describe your institution's interview process::
Interviews will be offered on a rolling basis throughout the admissions cycle. A typical interview day will consist of a 30 minute interview with a faculty member and student (if possible), writing sample, and tour of facilities.

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Accepted Applicants
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Deposits:
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Is a deposit required to hold an acceptee's place in the class?: Yes
Is the deposit refundable for any period of time?: No
Enter details on the deposit (e.g. amount) and deposit refund policies::
$1000


Date of first day of classes and/or matriculation for the next entering class::
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Are accepted applicants required to have CPR certification prior to matriculation?: No

Background Checks and Drug Screenings
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Is your institution participating in the PharmCAS-facilitated Criminal Background Check (CBC) Service?: Yes
Is your institution participating in the PharmCAS-facilitated Drug Screening Service?: No