Admission Requirements
College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

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Pharm. D. Admission Requirements

Thank you for your interest in Texas Southern University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (COPHS)! All prospective students interested in the Doctor of Pharmacy program are expected to review the admission requirements prior to submitting an application.

For PharmD admission criteria, please click on Admission Decisions tab and our FAQ sheet for more details about our requirements and the application process.

Steps for Admission to the PharmD Program:

  • Complete the PharmCAS application and submit official transcripts of ALL institutions attended to PharmCAS. (Submit applications as early as possible in the cycle as the PharmCAS verification process may take up to 4-6 weeks).
  • Complete the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences supplemental application (Application will not be reviewed for possible interview unless the PharmCAS application has been verified and the supplemental application has been submitted with the required fee to COPHS).
  • Pay the required supplemental application fee of  $100 HERE.
  • Provide PharmCAS with PCAT scores (a copy of the preliminary scores should be uploaded with the supplemental application.).
  • Complete the required Pre-Pharmacy coursework for Texas Southern University COPHS with a C or better. (NOTE: All prerequisites should be completed by the end of the spring semester before beginning the program, if admission is offered).
  • Submit three letters of recommendation through PharmCAS. (Acceptable: U.S. licensed practicing pharmacist required, a math or science instructor, and/or supervisor/employer.)
  • Complete the Apply Texas application for non-Texas Southern University (TSU) students (apply as an undergraduate transfer student with Pre-Pharmacy major).
  • International applicants must have all international transcripts evaluated by approved Evaluation Services accepted by the university. Please see the link below for more information on International Admissions.
  • If an applicant has met the GPA, PCAT, and course completion requirements, then he or she may receive an invitation to interview via email.

Pharmacy Information Session - November 2018

Preliminary Interview Dates
(Subject to change and more dates may be added, if necessary)

September 11, 2018 September 24, 2018 September 26, 2018
October 30, 2018    
November 1, 2018 November 6, 2018 November 8, 2018
January 22, 2019 January 29, 2019  
February 5, 2019 February 7, 2019 February 28, 2019
March 5, 2019 March 25, 2019 March 28, 2019
April 16, 2019 April 18, 2019 April 23, 2019