- All prerequisite courses completed at a regionally accredited institution in the U.S. prior to entrance in the PharmD program at KGI.
- Grade of “C” or better in each prerequisite course (see the list of required prerequisite courses below).
- Science courses must be no more than 10 years old.
- Transfer courses from other PharmD programs are not accepted.
- The online application must include contact information for three references. Letters of recommendation from family members are not accepted. These references must include:
- One professor or instructor that the applicant has taken an academic course with;
- The remaining two references are up to the applicant, but one reference relating to pharmacy work is preferred
- Applicants should submit the following directly to PharmCAS:
- Sealed official transcripts from all colleges attended. If the transcript is from a school outside the U.S., official course-by-course evaluations should be submitted. See KGI’s PharmCAS School page for a list of acceptable evaluation agencies.
- Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or Permanent Resident
- Admissions offers are contingent upon satisfactory completion of a criminal background check and drug screening
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Required Prerequisite Courses
The following prerequisites may be completed as an undergraduate student at any university or two-year community college prior to enrollment in the Pharmacy program. If you have questions about locating a specific prerequisite, please consult our prerequisite comparison page for a list of acceptable substitutions. If you have a question about a course that is not listed on the prerequisite guide, please send the following information to email@example.com for review:
- Name of school
- Course number & course name
- Course description
- Number of credits (semester or quarter)
- Grade you received in the course (if applicable)
Psychology or Sociology
Public Speaking/ Speech/ Interpersonal Communications
Courses in genetics, molecular biology, immunology, speech, and intermediate microeconomics are highly recommended.