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Published Survey
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Contact Information

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881 Madison Avenue
Memphis
Tennessee
38163
United States
Tennessee

Program Application Deadline

February 1, 2021
Yes

Program Information

Full Accreditation
  • University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Pharmacy, Memphis Campus (main campus)
  • University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Pharmacy, Nashville Campus
  • University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Pharmacy, Knoxville Campus
Yes
Public
Yes
Semester (2 terms per academic year)
* 4
Not Required
Yes
Affiliation or articulation agreement with undergraduate institution(s), Early assurance

Last Entering Class

198

Upcoming Entering Class

200
26

Dual and Concurrent Degrees

Yes
PharmD/MBA (Business Administration), PharmD/MPH (Public Health), PharmD/MSHI or MHIIM (Health Informatics), PharmD/PhD (Doctor of Philosophy), Other Dual Degrees
PharmD/MS ICL
The UTHSC College of Pharmacy partners with the University of Memphis to offer a PharmD/Master of Science in
Instruction and Curriculum Leadership (MS ICL). The MS ICL prepares students with a foundation in teaching, learning,
and assessment skills.
Yes
Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences
The Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences (BSPS) is an en-route degree awarded to PharmD students after
second professional year.

Program Description

The UTHSC PharmD is a mark of distinction. The mission of the UTHSC College of Pharmacy is to prepare tomorrow's pharmacy leaders and advocates for the profession. Our graduates enter contemporary practice settings with confidence and a diverse skillset. The curriculum strongly supports graduates who desire to continue their education through residencies or other postgraduate training, as well as those who plan to enter practice directly after graduation. Our main campus resides in Memphis on the University of Tennessee’s Health Science Center campus, with additional campuses located in Nashville and Knoxville. The college continues to be ranked in the top 20 of all colleges of pharmacy nationwide, and graduates consistently score greater than the national and state averages on board exam pass rates.

The UTHSC student pharmacist acquires clinical knowledge and finesse through a varied curricula consisting of an integrated curriculum introducing therapeutics-based courses in the P1 year; APPEs beginning in the P3 year, providing students earlier exposure to clinical rotations across the state and beyond; clinical simulation, utilizing standardized patients, task trainers, high-fidelity patient simulators, and virtual reality; interprofessional experiences and team-based training.

To learn more visit: http://www.uthsc.edu/pharmacy/prospective-students/index.php

GPA and Credit Hour Criteria

N/A
N/A
62
35

Course Prerequisites

Course Subject Course Title Semester Hours (Min) Quarter Hours (Min)
Biology/Biological Science General Biology/Zoology 8
Chemistry General Chemistry 8
Chemistry Organic Chemistry 8
Anatomy & Physiology Anatomy & Physiology 8
Microbiology Microbiology 3
Math Calculus 3
Statistics Statistics 3
English Composition / Writing English Composition 6
Communication / Speech (Verbal) Communications/Speech 3
Social/Behavioral Science Social Sciences 6
Humanities Humanities 6
All coursework should be completed by the end of spring semester prior to enrollment.
All science courses should include a laboratory component. All pre-pharmacy work must be completed with a grade of C- or better. Review will focus on composite GPA, science GPA, completeness of transcript, and academic trends. Applicants are encouraged to take additional upper division sciences to strengthen their application and assure the best preparation for pharmacy school. For more information, please see our website https://www.uthsc.edu/pharmacy/prospective-students/admissions/prereqcoursework.php
Yes

Supplemental Materials

No
Yes
$75.00
Information about the online supplemental application is sent to students who are offered acceptance to the program.

PCAT and Other Tests

Not Required or Considered
N/A
No

Observation Hours

No

Evaluations (Letters of Reference)

Yes
Three (3)
  • Clergy: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Co-Worker: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Employer: ACCEPTED
  • Faculty Advisor: ACCEPTED
  • Family Member: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Friend: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Health Care Professional: ACCEPTED
  • Pharmacist: RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED
  • 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
No
Recommended but not required
No

Residency

Yes
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
WES reports are required as part of the PharmCAS application.
No

Interviews

Individual applicants with two or more interviewers
There will be at least 12 interview days during the admissions cycle. Selected applicants are invited for personal interviews at one of our campuses. Tours of the campuses, led by current students, are included in the interview day itinerary.

Accepted Applicants

Yes
No
Candidates accepted to the program are required to submit a $500 non-refundable enrollment deposit.
  • August 03, 2020
Yes

Background Checks and Drug Screenings

No
No