Doctor of Pharmacy

Apply to obtain your Doctor of Pharmacy degree after just 72 hours of prequisite coursework

Interested in becoming a pharmacist who plays an indispensable role in a team-oriented approach to patient care and medication management therapy services?

Who Should Apply?

The traditional Doctor of Pharmacy Pathway to pharmacy school at NEOMED is designed for students who have either completed an entire baccalaureate degree program or who are completing the 72 semester hours of prerequisite coursework. A bachelor’s degree is not required for admission. Our typical applicants include:

  • Students that have either completed an entire baccalaureate degree program or that are completing the 72 semester hours of pre-professional prerequisite coursework.
  • Students that have worked as pharmacy technicians or in other health care settings prior to application.
  • Caring students who have a passion for serving as community leaders changing the health outcomes where they live and work
Partner Schools

NEOMED offers the Doctor of Pharmacy Pathway to students from any accredited college or university, but preferential consideration is given to students from our partner universities:

  • Cleveland State University
  • Kent State University
  • The University of Akron
  • Youngstown State University


Or from member universities of the Northeast Ohio Council on Higher Education (NOCHE):

  • Baldwin Wallace University
  • Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C)
  • Hiram College
  • John Carrol University
  • Lake Erie College
  • Lakeland Community College (LCC)
  • Lorain County Community College (LCCC)
  • Malone University
  • Stark State University
  • University of Mount Union
  • Ursuline College
  • Walsh University
Application Eligibility Guidelines

NEOMED recommends that each Doctor of Pharmacy applicant:

  • Have an overall college GPA of at least 2.5
  • Have a college GPA of at least 2.5 in concentration areas in math and science
  • Have no grade lower than a C- in any required course
  • The PCAT is no longer required for admission consideration effective 2017-2018
  • Complete the required 72 semester hours (105 quarter hours) of the prerequisite coursework
  • Demonstrated interest in the pharmacy profession through extracurricular activities, work or volunteer experience
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and abilities


The deadline for application for the 2017-2018 cycle has been extended to June 1, 2018.

Required Application Materials

Each Doctor of Pharmacy applications should:

  • Complete the Pharmacy College Application Service (PharmCAS) application
  • NEOMED does not require a supplemental application for our Pharmacy program


The PCAT is optional; not required for admission consideration but you may submit scores via PharmCAS

Important Dates
  • September 5, 2017: Early decision PharmCAS application deadline
  • October 2, 2017: PharmCAS application due date for partner university consideration
  • June 1, 2018: PharmCAS application deadline
  • Sept. 2017 – May 2018: Acceptance into the Doctor of Pharmacy program notification scheduled
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