The PCOM School of Pharmacy Early Assurance (EA) Program is designed for undergraduates interested in the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program, providing a clear roadmap to admission as early as freshman year in college.
Students who meet the requirements and are accepted under the EA Program receive conditional acceptance to the PCOM School of Pharmacy. Additionally:
Full-time undergraduate college students with an aptitude for chemistry, physiology and biology, strong communication skills, and a solid understanding of the practice and profession of pharmacy.
All applications undergo a holistic review process whereby careful consideration is given to all the credentials presented by applicants.
Applicants must intend to intend to matriculate to the PharmD program at a date beyond the immediate PharmCAS admissions cycle. They must be enrolled full-time at an accredited two-year community college or four-year undergraduate college or university. Full time is defined as a minimum of 12 semester credits per term.
The requirements related to undergraduate course work are:
Pharmacy-related work experience or healthcare-related volunteer work is not required, but strongly encouraged.
PCOM School of Pharmacy participates in the centralized application service known as PharmDirect for early assurance candidates applying to direct entry PharmD degree programs in a college or school of pharmacy. College freshman, sophomores and juniors may submit their application through PharmDirect. The PharmDirect application will include all undergraduate course work, official transcripts and one letter of recommendation.APPLY NOW
PCOM will review the application, and acceptance into the EA Program will be determined by the PCOM School of Pharmacy Admissions Committee.
All applicants will be notified of their acceptance into the EA Program by the PCOM Office of Admissions.
EA Program participants are required to apply directly to PharmDirect by June 26, 2020. The PharmDirect application will serve to confirm that all conditional provisions for admissions are met and will include an in-person interview.
Should you have any questions, please contact us via email at PharmDadmissions@pcom.edu.
Additional information about the PCOM School of Pharmacy and the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program is available on our frequently asked questions page.
All inquiries about admission to the PharmD program should be directed to:
PCOM Georgia Office of Admissions
625 Old Peachtree Road, NW
Suwanee, GA 30024