Published Survey
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Contact Information

1300 Coulter St., Suite 2210
Amarillo
Texas
79106
United States
Texas

Program Application Deadline

December 1, 2020
No

Program Information

Full Accreditation
  • Abilene-four years (40 seats available)
  • Amarillo-four years (90 seats available)
  • Dallas-four years (40 seats available)
No
Public
Yes
Semester (2 terms per academic year)
* 4
Not Required
No

Last Entering Class

157

Upcoming Entering Class

155
110

Dual and Concurrent Degrees

Yes
PharmD/MBA (Business Administration)
Yes

Program Description

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) School of Pharmacy offers the degree of Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) with the expanded role of the pharmacist in mind.

TTUHSC School of Pharmacy's program is student centered, focusing on problem-based educational strategies. The curriculum provides an integrated course context of pathophysiology, pharmacology, medicinal chemistry and therapeutics, built on a solid understanding of the biomedical sciences. It offers expanded practice management instruction and clinical experiences early and throughout the four-year professional program. Each of the curricular and instructional strategies has been precisely balanced to give the academic and clinical preparation to optimally succeed in any pharmaceutical profession. Learn more by visiting www.ttuhsc.edu/pharmacy

Schedule a Campus Tours:

* Abilene – contact Allison Rogers at (325) 696-0588
* Amarillo – contact Jenni Williams at (806) 414-9393
* Dallas – contact Sarah Innis at (214) 358-9064 (Tours on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons only)

GPA and Credit Hour Criteria

3.00
3.00
68
32

Course Prerequisites

Course Subject Course Title Semester Hours (Min) Quarter Hours (Min)
Biology/Biological Science Biology--Biology I for Majors with lab 4
Biology/Biological Science Biology--Biology II for Majors with lab 4
Microbiology Biology--Microbiology with lab 4
Chemistry Chemistry--Chemistry I for Majors with lab 4
Chemistry Chemistry--Chemistry II for Majors with lab 4
Chemistry Chemistry--Organic Chemistry I with lab 4
Chemistry Chemistry--Organic Chemistry II with lab 4
Physics Physics I with lab (trig or calculus based accepted) 4
Communication / Speech (Verbal) Speech (Public Speaking) (not waived with a bachelor's degree) 3
Math Math--Calculus I (not business calculus) 4
Statistics Math--Statistics (or biostatistics) 3
English Composition / Writing *English Composition (two 3-hour courses-not used in GPA calculation) 6
Other *English/British/U.S./Ethnic/Women's Literature (not used in GPA calculation) 3
Humanities History (two 3-hour courses-not used in GPA calculation) 6
Humanities Government (two 3-hour courses-not used in GPA calculation) 6
Social/Behavioral Science Sociology, Psychology, Anthropology, Economics, Humanities, or other social/behavioral science (one 3-hour courses-not used in GPA calculation) 3
All required prerequisites should be completed by May 31, 2021
*Exemption from English and Humanities/Social Science courses if applicant has earned a bachelor's degree from an accredited U.S. college or university prior to enrolling in the School of Pharmacy. All other prerequisites are required.

*Public Speaking is not waived with a bachelor's degree.

*Humanities/Social Sciences include: Anthropology, Communications (excluding Public Speaking prerequisite), Economics, Ethnic Studies, Family Living/Human Development, Geography, History, Journalism, Philosophy, Political Science (Government), Psychology, and Sociology.

*For more information visit www.ttuhsc.edu/pharmacy
Yes

Supplemental Materials

Yes
Yes
$100
Once your application has been verified by PharmCAS and released to our Admissions office, we will send you a link to the supplemental application and your personal application portal.

PCAT and Other Tests

Conditionally Required
The Pharmacy College Admission Test (PCAT) is a specialized test used by colleges of pharmacy to identify qualified applicants based on academic aptitude and scientific knowledge.

• The PCAT requirement will be waived for applicants who have a 3.5 overall GPA and 3.5 pre-pharmacy GPA for the Fall 2021 application cycle
• Students who have an overall GPA and pre-pharmacy GPA below a 3.5 must take the PCAT for admission
50%
No

Observation Hours

Recommended, but not required

Evaluations (Letters of Reference)

Yes
Three (3)
  • Clergy: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Co-Worker: CONDITIONALLY ACCEPTED
  • Employer: ACCEPTED
  • Faculty Advisor: ACCEPTED
  • Family Member: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Friend: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Health Care Professional: CONDITIONALLY ACCEPTED
  • Pharmacist: RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED
  • Politician: NOT ACCEPTED
  • Pre-Health Advisor: ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Liberal Arts): CONDITIONALLY ACCEPTED
  • Professor (Math): RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED
  • Professor (Science): RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED
  • Supervisor: ACCEPTED
  • Teaching Assistant: NOT ACCEPTED
Recommended but not required
No
No answer
We recommend that you include letters from pharmacy supervisors, science or math professors and pharmacy professionals.
Letters from family members or friends will not be accepted.

Residency

Yes
No

International Applicants

Yes
US Citizens, US Permanent Residents, US Temporary Residents, Canadian Citizens, Foreign (non-US) Citizens with a Visa, Other Non-Citizens (e.g. DACA Students)
Send a foreign transcript evaluation report (FTER) to PharmCAS AND Send an original foreign transcript directly to the school
The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Pharmacy only accepts course-by-course FTER's from World Education Services (www.wes.org) that are sent to PharmCAS. Foreign transcripts are not accepted. International Student deadline 11/1/20 for all applications and documentation to be submitted including a course-by-course FTER foreign transcript evaluation submitted to PharmCAS.

Another supplemental application is required for International Students. The course-by-course evaluation must be from an evaluation service listed in the PharmCAS www.pharmcas.org Applicant instructions. Consideration will also be given to evaluation service members of www.naces.org.

See International Students under Prospective Students at https://www.ttuhsc.edu/pharmacy/prospective/intlstudents.aspx.

Yes
An official TOEFL score report indicating a minimum of 650 paper-based/280 computer-based/114 internet-based is required. Official TOEFL scores must be sent to PharmCAS. The TOEFL is waived for international applications who complete a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited U.S. college/university or for those who are a citizen of a country whose native language is English. Checklist available at https://www.ttuhsc.edu/pharmacy/prospective/intlstudents.aspx.

Interviews

Individual applicants with two or more interviewers
* Team-Based Learning Decision Making Exercise
* One-on-one behavioral interview with a faculty member and a current student
* Tour of the campus including Sim Center, Anatomage tables, Sterile Products IV lab, and Compounding lab
*Q&A with students
* Curriculum overview

Accepted Applicants

Yes
No
In order to secure the candidate seat in the class, a non-refundable $400 seat fee is required.
  • August 02, 2021
Date subject to change.
Yes

Background Checks and Drug Screenings

No
No