- Pharmacy and Health Education
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The USF Health Taneja College of Pharmacy (TCOP) offers an innovated four (4) year curriculum, designed to educate, inspire, and transform healthcare. The incorporation of educational technology, student engagement in the educational process, and interprofessional activities serve as the foundation for courses. Students are provided opportunities across the curriculum to learn and collaborate with other healthcare students, such as medical, physician assistant, nursing, and public health students. There are many curricular, co-curricular and extracurricular opportunities available to students.
Students are enrolled as a full-time cohort. Courses are organized into series based on content: Foundational Sciences, Healthcare Innovations, Pharmaceutical Skills, Evidence-Based Clinical Reasoning, and Integrated Therapeutics. Instructional methods will vary depending on the series and may comprise of online and/or live lectures, team-based learning, case discussions, laboratory sessions, workshops, and simulations. The emphasis of the USF TCOP curriculum is student comprehension and assimilation of knowledge, with subsequent demonstration of competency (skills and abilities).
Accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).
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All applications undergo a holistic review process whereby careful consideration is given to all the credentials presented by applicants. By utilizing this process, applicants’ academic record along with experiences and attributes are assessed for potential academic and clinical success.
Must meet University Admission and English Proficiency requirements, as well as requirements for the major listed below:
- PharmCAS Application
- At least two letters of recommendation (it is recommended one letter be from a biological or physical science professor)
- US Citizen or US Permanent Resident
- ≥ 2.75 Overall GPA (preferred)
- Completion of prerequisite coursework
- Official College Transcripts
- PCAT is required. While 65th percentile composite PCAT score is preferred, we will consider applicants with lower scores that may have other strong academic indicators providing evidence of success. PCAT scores older than 3 years will NOT be accepted.
- College Interviews - offered on a rolling basis
- Criminal background check and drug screen