Doctor of Pharmacy Degree Programs
Anapplicant is considered for admission to the Doctor of Pharmacy program on the basis of general criteria as well as minimum specific requirements listed below. General criteria include: the performance of the applicant in the undergraduate program; the performance of the applicant in the professional setting; and recommendations from college faculty members and professional colleagues acquainted with the student's character and ability. Specific requirements include: Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences degree in the pre-Pharm.D. track from The University of Toledo or a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy degree earned from an American Council on Pharmaceutical Education (or equivalent) accredited school or college of pharmacy and a written Statement of Purpose stating the applicant's short-term and long-term goals after obtaining the Doctor of Pharmacy degree. The graduate school will send completed applications to the Pharm.D. admission committee, which will review the applications for potential candidates. For individuals without a B.S.P.S. degree, an on-site interview is generally required of all qualified candidates prior to the final decision for admission.
All applications should be completed by January 15 in order to be considered for admission into the Doctor of Pharmacy program starting the subsequent June. Normally, notification of acceptance into the program will be sent by the first week in March.
The curriculum consists of a minimum of 49 semester hours of graduate course work and 32 semester hours of clinical clerkship.
Additionally, track-in Pharm.D. students are required to successfully complete PHPR 6940 (Professional Practice Exposure, two semester hours), PHPR 8260 (Pharmacy Jurisprudence & Ethics, one semester hour) and six hours of graduate electives. Students who hold a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from an accredited American Council on Pharmaceutical Education school or college of pharmacy are required to successfully complete course work equivalent to PHPR 4440 (PPT: Immunology) and PHPR 4450 (PPT: Renal).
Subsequent Graduate Courses in the Pharm.D. program First Semester: Summer between Fourth and Fifth Year PHCL 5140 Statistics 2 PHPR 6210 Research Methods 2 PHPR 6940 Professional Practice Exposure 2* (PHPR 6940 will consist of 80 hours of pharmacy practice) Total hours 4 (6)* Second Semester: Fall Semester-Fifth Year PHPR 6420 PPT: Cardiology 4 PHPR 6430 PPT: Pulmonary 3 PHPR 6440 PPT: Infectious Disease 4 PHPR 6370 PPT: Nutrition 1 PHPR 6230 Patient Care Rounds I 3 PHPR 6160 Advanced Pharmacokinetics 3 Total Hours 18 Third Semester: Spring Semester-Fifth Year PHPR 6380 PPT: Endocrine 2 PHPR 6490 PPT: Hematology/Oncology 3 PHPR 6510 PPT: Toxicology 1 PHPR 6250 Self Care 3 PHPR 6240 Patient Care Rounds II 3 PHPR 6550 Management Topics 2 PHPR 6610 Seminar I 1 Graduate Professional Electives 3* Total Hours 15 (18)* Fourth Semester: Summer between Fifth and Sixth Year PHPR 8390 PPT: Gastro-Intestinal 2 PHPR 8470 PPT: Rheumatology 1 PHPR 8480 PPT: Psychiatric/Neurological 3 PHPR 8500 PPT: Pediatrics/Geriatrics 1 PHPR 8630 PPT: Capstone 2 PHPR 8620 Seminar II 1 PHPR 8260 Pharmacy Jurisprudence & Ethics 1* Graduate Professional Electives 3* Total Hours 10 (14)* Fifth Semester: Fall Semester-Sixth Year PHPR 8940:01 Clerkship I 4 PHPR 8940:02 Clerkship II 4 PHPR 8940:03 Clerkship III 4 PHPR 8940:04 Clerkship IV 4 PHPR 8630 Seminar III 2 Total Hours 18 Sixth Semester: Spring Semester-Sixth Year PHPR 8940:05 Clerkship V 4 PHPR 8940:06 Clerkship VI 4 PHPR 8940:07 Clerkship VII 4 PHPR 8940:08 Clerkship VIII 4 Total Hours 16 * Track-in Pharm.D. students only Note: At the end of the sixth year, students are candidiates for a Pharm.D. degree.