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A path to gain entry to pharmacy school.

Entrance Requirements

General Entrance Requirements for Pharm.D. Programs
Bachelor’s Degree Not Always Required
Required Prerequisite Courses (vary per institution)
Some schools require the Pharmacy College Admissions Test (PCAT)
Observation Hours (vary per institution)
Extracurricular Activities
Examples of Leadership
Strong Letters of Recommendation
Personal Statements or Essays


MSU Pre-PT Advising 
One on One, individualized meetings. 
Navigating prerequisites for application into the professional schools of your choice.
Discussing plans for observation, campus involvement, letters of recommendation, and other competitive factors.
Set up periodic appointments once or twice a year to plan out a timeline for completion of prerequisites, observation, testing (if required), and Pharmcas applications. 
Guidance with professional school resumes and personal statements.


For assistance in planning a pre-PT path at MSU, contact Claire Palmer 

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