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This program is offered fully online.
This graduate certificate is for post-bachelor pre-professional students, master’s level science majors, and other advanced students who have an interest in attaining biomedical science foundations to gain additional perspective into the growing clinical nature of the pharmacy profession. Participants will extend their knowledge in the areas of biochemistry and intermediary metabolism, the physiology of the human body, microbiological and immunological activity, and the principles involved in drug action. Students that complete this graduate certificate shall be well prepared for the basic science coursework that they will encounter during their first year in a doctor of pharmacy curriculum.
This certificate is offered fully online.
Must meet University Graduate Admissions and English Proficiency requirements.
- Applicants must hold an earned bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, preferably in any of the biological sciences or chemistry, with a minimum 3.0 GPA.
- PCAT, GRE, and MCAT scores are not required for admission to the certificate program but can be submitted to demonstrate qualitative and quantitative skills. Test scores will be required for admission to the graduate program
To learn about the application process, and to access the application, please review our application process.
Credit Toward Graduate Degree
Up to 12 hours of certificate course credits may be applied to a graduate degree with departmental approval.
Time Limit / Average time to Completion