Health Sciences
Pre-Pharmacy Program

By completing the pre-pharmacy program, offered in conjunction with Midwestern University, students can obtain their doctor of pharmacy (PharmD) degree in only six years.

Dominican offers the first two years of this program. Upon successful completion of two years of pre-professional coursework at Dominican, students are admitted into the four-year professional pharmacy curriculum at Midwestern.

To be considered for admission to the Dual Acceptance Program (DAP), applicants students must have earned a:
  • High school GPA of at least 3.2 out of 4.0
  • ACT composite score of 25 or higher (a writing component score must be included) or
  • SAT score of 1700 or higher

Download pre-pharmacy program application

Note: Upon successful completion of this six-year program, students earn only the PharmD degree. No undergraduate degree is awarded as part of this program.

Students who wish to obtain a bachelor’s degree may do so at Dominican and then enter a graduate pharmacy program according to the normal timetable.