Graduate Students

ACPHS Graduate Application

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Fall 2023 Application Information
April 15, 2023: Deadline to submit application for fall 2023 semester

Once an application is considered to be complete, it will be forwarded to the program faculty for review and to determine interview eligibility.
  • B.S. or B.A. degree from an accredited institution with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. The degree must be conferred prior to enrollment at ACPHS.
  • Prerequisite and recommended coursework:
    • M.S. Molecular Biosciences prerequisite courses (one of the following):
      • Cell Biology
      • Molecular Biology
      • Molecular Genetics
        • Additionally, the following courses are recommended:
          • Biochemistry
          • Immunology
          • Microbiology
    • M.S. Pharmaceutical Sciences recommended courses:
      • Molecular Biology
      • Human Physiology or Anatomy and Physiology
      • Biochemistry
        • Additionally, the following courses are recommended based on a student's area of interest:
          • Pharmacokinetics
            • Calculus I
            • Calculus II
          • Medicinal Chemistry and Synthesis for Drug Discovery
            • Analytical Chemistry
            • Physical Chemistry
  • Completed and officially submitted application containing:
    • Names and contact information of two faculty or professional references
    • Personal essay describing your interest in the specific master's degree program at ACPHS
    • Current resume or curriculum vitae (CV)
  • All transcripts must be submitted directly to PharmGrad and should list "PharmGrad Transcript Processing Center" as the recipient. Please indicate your PharmGrad ID# on your transcript request. Instructions for sending your transcript/s can be found here
  • Official GRE (general test) scores. The exam must have been completed within the past five years and results should be sent directly to ACPHS (Code 2013) by ETS. 
  • An official WES or ECE course-by-course evaluation for coursework completed outside of the United States is required and can be submitted electronically to ACPHS. 
  • Official Duolingo (minimum score of 110), TOEFL (minimum score of 84), or IELTS (minimum score of 7) scores are required as demonstration of English language proficiency. This requirement may be waived for applicants who have been studying in the United States for at least two years prior to the time of application.