Postbaccalaureate Admission

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Cedarville University School of Pharmacy invites applications for the PharmD. program from graduates of accredited baccalaureate programs.  Candidates must present completion of prerequisite courses by the fall semester of intended enrollment, are able to present a strong academic record, and a testimony of faith in Jesus Christ.  Each candidate will be reviewed on an individual basis.


  • Meet all program prerequisites. Students not meeting program prerequisites or admission standards may be considered for conditional admission to the program
  • A cumulative undergraduate grade point average of 3.0 is desired, however a GPA less than a 3.0 will be considered (based on a 4.0 scale)
  • Have earned a grade of "C" or better in all prerequisite courses.
  • Have earned a Pharmacy College Admissions Test (PCAT) score in at least the 50th percentile
  • Interview with the Pharmacy faculty
  • Be fully eligible for, and receive, a Pharmacy Intern License from the Ohio State Board of Pharmacy by the beginning of the fall semester of the first professional year

Prerequisite Courses

  • English Composition (3)
  • Speech (3)
  • General Chemistry (8) with Lab
  • Organic Chemistry (8) with Lab
  • Calculus I (4)
  • Physics (4)
  • Biostatistics (3)
  • General Biology (Introduction to Biology) (3)
  • Human Structure & Function (Anatomy & Physiology) 3xxx (8)
  • Immunology (3)
  • Microbiology (3)
  • Cell Biology (3)
  • Pharmacy Calculations (2)

How To Apply

Students who have earned a baccalaureate degree from another institution and desire admission to the Doctor of Pharmacy program must complete and submit a PharmCAS application via After completion of the PharmCAS application a supplemental application for Cedarville University will be made available through PharmCAS.  Successful candidates are invited to interview with the Pharmacy faculty.  Students are encouraged to apply up to one year in advance of their intended enrollment in the Doctor of Pharmacy program.

Admission Timeline

  • December 1, 2014 - Professional Program Interviews begin
  • March 2, 2015 - PharmCAS Application and Transcript Deadline
  • May 1, 2015 - Deposit to hold an accepted students place due
  • August 10, 2015 - New Student Orientation
  • August 17, 2015 - First Day of Class

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