Published Survey
Submission Number: 4112
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Contact Information

1050 Union University Drive
BOX 1802
Jackson
Tennessee
38305
United States
Tennessee
  • Name: Stephen Hauss
    Title: Director of Pharmacy Admissions and Recruitment
    Office: Providence Hall
    Phone (Work): 731-661-5979
    Email: shauss@uu.edu

Program Application Deadline

June 1, 2021
Yes

Program Information

Full Accreditation
No
Private
No
Semester (2 terms per academic year)
* 4
Not Required
Yes
Affiliation or articulation agreement with undergraduate institution(s), Early assurance

Last Entering Class

41

Upcoming Entering Class

45
13

Dual and Concurrent Degrees

Yes
PharmD/MBA (Business Administration)
No

Program Description

The mission of the Union University College of Pharmacy is to develop compassionate, comprehensively trained practitioners who are equipped to meet the immediate and future demands of pharmaceutical science and patient care in an ever changing health care environment. The vision of the Union University College of Pharmacy is to:

* Provide a Christ-centered environment that focuses on the intellectual, spiritual, and moral development of students in committing themselves to the service and needs of society
* Promote an excellence-driven academic culture that instills knowledge and advances understanding of biomedical, pharmaceutical, social/behavioral/ administrative, and clinical sciences
* Develop pharmacy students as practitioners who are people-focused in providing optimum, interdisciplinary care based on evidence and best-practice standards
* Support an academic environment that fosters the future-directed growth of students and faculty as it relates to education, practice, research, and scholarship initiatives

We invite you to take a moment to learn more about why our program is distinctly different:

* Take a Virtual Tour of Providence Hall:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jvpvt5hetIk&index=5&list=PLMnw-0nvNyupQ2BsiibG6kBmTrpaYUVz7

* Come and Excel in the Classroom:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sMvGa2R74Ek&list=PLMnw-0nvNyupQ2BsiibG6kBmTrpaYUVz7&index=4

* Come and Excel in Patient Communication:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cmrhR8CSKQo&list=PLMnw-0nvNyupQ2BsiibG6kBmTrpaYUVz7&index=3

* Come and Excel in Clinical Practice:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Np7B2_18Pqg&list=PLMnw-0nvNyupQ2BsiibG6kBmTrpaYUVz7&index=2

* Come and Excel in Research:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2cPoP9FWXFw&list=PLMnw-0nvNyupQ2BsiibG6kBmTrpaYUVz7&index=1

GPA and Credit Hour Criteria

2.5
N/A
61
40
93

Course Prerequisites

Course Subject Course Title Semester Hours (Min) Quarter Hours (Min)
Chemistry General Chemistry I & II 8 12
Communication / Speech (Verbal) Communications/Speech 3 3
General Elective(s) Humanities/ Social Science Electives 6 12
Chemistry Organic Chemistry I & II 8 12
Anatomy & Physiology Human Anatomy and Physiology I & II 8 12
Physics Physics 4 8
Microbiology Microbiology 4 4
Math Calculus 3 6
Statistics Statistics 3 3
Biology/Biological Science Biology (or Zoology) I & II 8 12
English Composition / Writing Written Composition I & II 6 9
Courses that will increase the strength of the applicant's candidacy include Biochemistry, Immunology, Genetics and a second semester of Physics. Not all introductory courses in the sciences, calculus, or statistics will be accepted in fulfillment of pre-pharmacy requirements. For all science, calculus or statistics courses, the prospective pharmacy student should take courses which are suitable for science majors intending graduate study and should include laboratories when available. The calculus course(s) should include both differential and integral calculus. http://www.uu.edu/programs/pharmacy/admissions/prerequisites.cfm
Yes

Supplemental Materials

No
No

PCAT and Other Tests

Optional
none
n/a
No

Observation Hours

Recommended, but not required

Evaluations (Letters of Reference)

Yes
Three (3)
  • Clergy: ACCEPTED
  • Co-Worker: RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED
  • 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: RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED
  • Pre-Health Advisor: RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED
  • Professor (Liberal Arts): ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Math): RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED
  • Professor (Science): RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED
  • Supervisor: RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED
  • Teaching Assistant: ACCEPTED
Recommended but not required
No
Recommended but not required
No
Three letters of recommendation are required and must be submitted directly to PharmCAS. These should be from professors, academic advisors, employers or supervisors of volunteer activities (a reference from a pharmacist is recommended but not required).

Residency

No
No

International Applicants

Yes
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)
Send a foreign transcript evaluation report (FTER) to PharmCAS
Any non-U.S. coursework must be evaluated and then the equivalent will be determined.
Yes

Interviews

Individual applicants with two or more interviewers
Candidates are invited for an onsite interview after an application screening process. Interviews are conducted by invitation only and will be sent via email. The candidates will be interviewed by a committee of faculty, students, and community representatives. They will also be required to complete a writing assessment on site.

Accepted Applicants

Yes
No
$1,000 non-refundable deposit due within two weeks of acceptance
  • August 12, 2020
Classes begin mid-August.
Yes

Background Checks and Drug Screenings

Yes
No