Post-Baccalaureate PharmD Degree Program (Post BS)


Pharmacy graduates with B.S. degree from ACPE accredited programs that have passed the North America Pharmacy Licensing Examination (NAPLEX) and a State Board Licensure examination may be considered for admission to the Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm. D.) degree Program. The applicant must also meet the additional requirements listed below and may also be required to take a qualifying examination to determine the level of entry, or take courses which are pre-requisites for those required at that level. A minimum of two years of residence in the program is required and, hence, no candidate will be admitted to any level above the third year of the professional program.

How To Apply

An applicant must be in good academic standing at each college or university attended and must have a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 (4.0 scale) in their B.S. registered pharmacy courses. Students The following documents are required for admission consideration:

  • Complete Howard University College of Pharmacy Supplemental Application and Supplemental Application Fee
  • 250 words, typewritten, double-spaced Statement of Interest reflecting the applicant’s goals and reason for pursuing a Doctor of Pharmacy degree.
  • Two letters of recommendation from a previous instructor or a registered pharmacist
  • An official transcript from each college or university previously attended.
  • Notarized photocopy of current U.S. pharmacist license


See PharmD Curriculum.


See PharmD Tuition.

Mr. Marlon Prince
Admissions and Recruitment Officer
Howard University, College of Pharmacy
2300 4th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20059
CCH – Rm. 106
Telephone: (202) 806-6533