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What is the application process for the College of Pharmacy?
The pharmacy application process is called PharmCAS
complete the application online, including your PCAT scores,
transcripts, and letters of recommendation after your sophomore year.
You must use DePaul’s Pre-Health Advising Committee (PAC).
Register with PAC and state your intention of utilizing the "3+4"
option for pharmacy. You will need to notify the PAC pre-pharmacy
advisor by the winter of your second year at DePaul in order to
participate in the PAC committee letter
An advising appointment with the PAC chair is required before you start
the process to ensure that you have completed sufficient DePaul
requirements and have a plan to complete all DePaul specific
How do I know if a career in pharmacy is for me?
The HLTH 120 course “Careers in HealthCare” and the HLTH 201 course can
help you begin to understand the roles of various health care
professionals. You will want to register for the Pre-Health Program
at DePaul. By doing so, you will be invited to pre-health events
through the year, including visits by Rosalind Franklin’s College of
Health Professions faculty. Join a student organization, like the
pre-med club or pre-health career community, to help you to network with
students who have similar interests as your own.
What happens if I don’t get accepted into the College of Pharmacy?
In the event you are not accepted for early admission to the
College of Pharmacy you are still a DePaul student and should complete
your bachelor’s degree at DePaul. You can consider reapplying to
College of Pharmacy or any other direction you might choose.
Unsuccessful applicants are encouraged to seek an exit interview with
the College of Pharmacy to discuss how you might make strengthen a future application.