Admission Requirements

No GRE required!


Master of Science Degree

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The minimum admission requirements for the Master of Science Degree in Pharmacy, with a concentration in Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, are as follows:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in any academic discipline from a regionally accredited institution, a background in pharmacy is not required.
  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher, calculated (roughly) on upper-division coursework.
  • International students may be required to pass a test of English language fluency.  Contact DESS for more information.

Graduate Certificates

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A graduate certificate can be obtained for any of the four specialty tracks.

The minimum admission requirements for entry into any of the three certificate programs are as follows:


Non-Degree Seeking Enrollment in Individual Courses

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Professionals may apply to take any course in the program’s curriculum on a non-degree seeking (NDS) basis without admission to the University. Program approval of NDS enrollment is required, however, to ensure that students meet individual course prerequisites.

Requirements for NDS enrollment include the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in any academic discipline (pharmacy background not required)
  • International students may be required to pass a test of English language fluency. Contact DESS for more information.