College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Honors Program

Garret honors photoAbout The Pharmacy Honors Program

Two specific Honors designations are possible for students graduating from the College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences: College Honors (i.e., “B.S.P.S. with Honors”) and Departmental Honors in one of the following departments:

Students who graduate with College Honors usually also qualify to graduate with Departmental Honors.

College Honors 

The College Honors Program is under the umbrella of the University Honors College. Admission to the Pharmacy Honors Program is administered by the University Honors College. Admission to the Honors Program is competitive and based on high school GPA, ACT or SAT scores, an essay, a résumé, and recommendations. 

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Departmental Honors

A student need not be a member of the University Honors College to participate in Departmental Honors in Pharmacy.  Any student may be considered for Departmental Honors in either Medicinal & Biological Chemistry, Pharmaceutical & Policy Sciences, Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics, or Pharmacy Practice by meeting the requirements in the professional division.

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Honors Thesis & Seminar

Both College and Departmental Honors require Honors Thesis and Honors Seminar courses.  During these 2 courses, students complete a research project and a written thesis collaboratively with a faculty adviser.


Have questions about Honors?

Mitch HowardContact Dr. Mitch Howard, Honors Director



Office of Student Affairs
The University of Toledo College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Frederic & Mary Wolfe Center - HEB 155

Jesup Scott Honors College
MacKinnon Hall 2000

Last Updated: 3/29/23