Published Survey
Submission Number: 4150
Submission ID: 98
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Created: Sat, 08/24/2019 - 05:44
Completed: Mon, 06/13/2022 - 11:59
Changed: Tue, 06/14/2022 - 11:54

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Submitted by: Anonymous
Language: English

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Submitted to: Published Survey

Contact Information
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Institution Address:
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Street 1: 251 N. Main Street
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City: Cedarville
State: Ohio
Zip: 45314
Country: United States

Program Location:: Ohio
Admissions Office Contact(s)::
- Name: David Ormsbee
  Title: Associate Director, Pharmacy and Graduate Admissions
  Office: Health Sciences Center, Suite 253
  Phone (Work): 937-766-7781
  Email: ormsbeed@cedarville.edu
- Name: Brenda Pahl
  Title: Assistant Dean for Student Affairs
  Office: Health Sciences Center, Office 251
  Phone (Work): 937-766-7451
  Email: bpahl@cedarville.edu

Institutional Website::
- https://www.cedarville.edu/pharmacy

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

Program Application Deadline
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Final Application Deadline:
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What is the final (enforced) application deadline for your program?: June 1, 2023
Final Application Deadline Description::
Applications received or completed after the June 1 deadline can be processed through the PharmCAS late application waiver program. Late applicants should contact Pharmacy Admissions at Cedarville University to obtain their waiver.


Priority Application Deadline:
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What is the priority application deadline for your program? : None

I would like to mark this section as done.: 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::
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Does your program follow the AACP Cooperative Admissions Guidelines?: Yes
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?: * 2 - 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:: Early assurance 

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

Last Entering Class
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Total number of Pharm.D. seats filled in the last P1 entering class:: 42
I would like to mark this section as done.: Yes

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)

Does your institution offer a concurrent, double, or second degree program, as defined above?: Yes
Provide any additional information regarding dual, concurrent, double, or second degree programs: :
The PharmD/MBA dual degree option at Cedarville enables you to earn an MBA online, saving you time and money while equipping you with a highly-desirable credential that will increase your future career opportunities. The PharmD curriculum is designed so that MBA courses count as PharmD electives. Consequently, you end up taking just 6 or 7 additional courses and investing about $10,000 extra to earn your MBA.

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

Program Description
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Program Description:
Cedarville's School of Pharmacy provides aspiring pharmacists with the unique opportunity to study in a Christ-centered program known for its patient-focused and future-oriented approach. The School is a part of a dynamic, comprehensive university that attracts approximately 4,700 students from around the world to study in more than 100 academic programs on a beautiful, 780-acre campus in southwestern Ohio. While mastering pharmacy content and patient-care skills you will gain encouragement from committed Christian faculty members and from your fellow Christian classmates, graduating with a clear understanding of Christ-like service as well as a deeper relationship with God. Since our goal is to produce innovative, compassionate health care professionals, you will be challenged by your professors to integrate contemporary practices and pursue innovative solutions in an effort to improve patient care. We look for students who possess a vision to use pharmacy as a tool to make an impact in lives and communities. For more information visit: http://www.cedarville.edu/pharmacy


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

GPA and Credit Hour Criteria
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Minimum Overall GPA:: 3.0
Minimum Prerequisite GPA:: 3.0
Provide any additional information regarding GPA policies for applicants::
Applicants with grade point averages below 3.0 may be considered for admission. The admissions committee also considers the overall academic background, experience, and interview in selecting candidates for admission.

Total number of college SEMESTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation:: 72
Total number of basic science college SEMESTER HOURS that must be completed prior to matriculation:: 40
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Provide any additional information regarding credit hour policies for applicants::
Credits must be earned at accredited universities. International applicants must submit original transcripts plus WES evaluations.

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

Course Prerequisites
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List of Course Prerequisites::
Course Subject: English Composition / Writing
Course Title: English Composition                  
Semester Hours (Min): 3
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Course Subject: Communication / Speech (Verbal)
Course Title: Fundamentals of Speech (Public Speaking)
Semester Hours (Min): 3
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Course Subject: Chemistry
Course Title: General Chemistry I with laboratory
Semester Hours (Min): 4
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Course Subject: Chemistry
Course Title: General Chemistry II with laboratory
Semester Hours (Min): 4
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Course Subject: Chemistry
Course Title: Organic Chemistry I with laboratory
Semester Hours (Min): 4
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Course Subject: Biology/Biological Science
Course Title: Introductory biology with laboratory
Semester Hours (Min): 4
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Course Subject: Chemistry
Course Title: Organic Chemistry II with laboratory
Semester Hours (Min): 4
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Course Subject: Biology/Biological Science
Course Title: Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Genetics or advanced biology with laboratory
Semester Hours (Min): 4
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Course Subject: Microbiology
Course Title: Microbiology with laboratory 
Semester Hours (Min): 4
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Course Subject: Anatomy & Physiology
Course Title: Anatomy and Physiology I with laboratory 
Semester Hours (Min): 4
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Course Subject: Physics
Course Title: Physics I with laboratory (algebra-based) 
Semester Hours (Min): 4
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Course Subject: Math
Course Title: Calculus 
Semester Hours (Min): 4
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Course Subject: Anatomy & Physiology
Course Title: Anatomy and Physiology II with laboratory 
Semester Hours (Min): 4
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Course Subject: Humanities
Course Title: Humanities elective
Semester Hours (Min): 3
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Course Subject: Social/Behavioral Science
Course Title: Behavioral or social science elective
Semester Hours (Min): 3
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Course Subject: Humanities
Course Title: Communications, English, or literature elective
Semester Hours (Min): 3
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Course Subject: General Elective(s)
Course Title: General elective
Semester Hours (Min): 3
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Course Subject: General Elective(s)
Course Title: General elective
Semester Hours (Min): 3
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Course Subject: General Elective(s)
Course Title: General elective
Semester Hours (Min): 3
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Course Subject: General Elective(s)
Course Title: General elective
Semester Hours (Min): 4

When do applicants need to complete all course prerequisites prior to enrollment (e.g. date or term)?:
Applicants must complete all science and mathematics prerequisites by August 15 prior to starting PharmD classes in August.

Can applicants use online classes to fulfill the institution's course prerequisites?:
Science Course Prerequisites with Labs: Yes
Science Course Prerequisites without Labs : Yes
Non-Science Course Prerequisites: Yes

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Can applicants use pass/fail classes to fulfill the institution's course prerequisites?:
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

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Enter any additional information regarding course prerequisites::
Student with questions about prerequisites may contact pharmacyadmissions@cedarville.edu, sending unofficial transcripts for a preliminary evaluation and assistance in planning future courses.

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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?: Yes
Link to Supplemental Instructions: : https://www.cedarville.edu/gradapply

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::
The brief, free, Cedarville University Supplemental Application provides the Pharmacy Admissions Committee with additional personal information about the applicant's faith in Christ and their Christian commitment. It also requires a recommendation from the applicant's pastor, a church leader, or spiritual mentor.

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

PCAT and Other Tests
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Select the option that best describes the program’s PCAT policy:: Not Required or Considered
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Do you accept or require other admission tests? Do not include immunization requirement or other similar documentation requirements.: No

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

Observation Hours
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Observation Hours Required:
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Does your program require pharmacy observation hours?: Recommended, but not required
Please note any additional relevant information::
Applicants who have exposure to pharmacy through shadowing or employment have an advantage in their pharmacy admission interview because of their practical knowledge of the profession. Consequently, if you have have the opportunity, spend time shadowing a pharmacist or working in a pharmacy. 


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

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?: Two (2)

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

Committee Letters:
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What is your college/school policy on committee letters? : Accepted
Does it count as more than one evaluation?: No

Composite Letters:
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What is your college/school policy on composite letters?: Accepted
Does it count as more than one evaluation?: No

Provide institution specific details regarding evaluations::
Cedarville University requires a minimum of two recommendations, one from a professional relationship, i.e. employer, pharmacist, healthcare professional, professor, etc, and the other from someone who knows you spiritually, i.e. a spiritual mentor, leader from your church, Bible study, or ministry, or a pastor from the church you attend. You may submit the recommendations through PharmCAS or directly to the University with your supplemental application.  

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

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

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::
Cedarville University accepts only evaluations from WES.

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: :
Students whose first language is not English may be required to submit TOEFL scores. 

Post-B.S. Pharm.D. Programs for Current Pharmacists
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Does the institution offer a post-B.S. Pharm.D. program for current pharmacists in the U.S. or abroad? : Yes
If yes, is the post-B.S. Pharm.D. program offered to current U.S., Canadian, and/or foreign-trained pharmacists?: Foreign Pharmacy School Graduates 
Enter any additional information about the post-B.S. Pharm.D. program for current pharmacists.:
WES evaluations of international transcripts are required to determine the applicant's academic readiness for the PharmD curriculum. Usually applicants with international pharmacy or other internationally-earned degrees supplement their international coursework by taking prerequisites they lack at colleges and universities in the United States.


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

Interviews
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Interview Format:: Individual applicants with two or more interviewers
Does the institution offer an online interview option?: Yes, but only on a case-by-case basis
Briefly describe your institution's interview process::
The interview is the final step in the admission process. Invitations to interview are contingent upon a verified PharmCAS application, acceptable academic credentials, and a completed supplemental application. Interviews typically occur on campus so that applicants can learn about the School of Pharmacy and meet faculty, staff, and students through the experience. However, online interviews are also available when traveling to campus is not possible. The admission interview includes two components, a meeting with two pharmacy faculty members and then a meeting with our dean or one of his administrative team members.

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

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?: Yes
Enter details on the deposit (e.g. amount) and deposit refund policies::
To received a refund of your pharmacy admission deposit, request your refund in writing, stating the reason for the refund as well as your full name and complete mailing address, to pharmacyadmissions@cedarville.edu .


Date of first day of classes and/or matriculation for the next entering class:: 2023-08-17
Additional details for accepted applicants::
All incoming pharmacy students must attend orientation prior to the start of classes.

Are accepted applicants required to have CPR certification prior to matriculation?: No
I would like to mark this section as done.: Yes

Background Checks and Drug Screenings
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Is your institution participating in the PharmCAS-facilitated Criminal Background Check (CBC) Service?: No
Is your institution participating in the PharmCAS-facilitated Drug Screening Service?: No
I would like to mark this section as done.: Yes