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Husson University’s pre-pharmacy track is designed to ensure qualified students have the skills and foundational knowledge they need to experience a smooth transition from the pre-professional to the professional stage of the PharmD program or a wide range of other graduate programs. The program’s curriculum is designed to allow students to earn their PharmD in six years instead of eight. Students are automatically enrolled into the pre-pharmacy track of the B.S. in Health Sciences degree program, meaning students will earn a Bachelor of Science degree in addition to a PharmD.

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The Husson Pre-Pharmacy Advantage

The Husson University Pre-Pharmacy program offers a host of advantages for students to ensure they are ready for the professional stage of their academic career.

Build a Solid Foundation. In addition to coursework grounded in chemistry, biology, economics, and communications, students benefit from courses that incorporate study skills to best ensure they are ready for what comes next.

Individualized Attention. Students receive one-on-one advising from the a dedicated graduate studies advisor and School of Pharmacy faculty to help keep them on track.

Peer Support. Husson University’s Pre-Pharmacy Club offers students support and advice from peers and faculty while learning key aspects of the pharmacy program. Learn more here.

Guaranteed Placement. Husson students that meet the minimum GPA and PCAT requirements in the pre-pharmacy track are guaranteed a seat in the competitive pharmacy program.

Explore a Wide Range of Options. The program also positions students to meet most of the application requirements for admission into a school of medicine, osteopathy, dentistry, veterinary medicine, optometry, or podiatry. Advisors provide personal attention to each student to ensure all course requirements are met.

The Husson Value. Earning prerequisites at Husson allows students to get a high-quality education at an exceptional value. Offering the best net price of any NEASC accredited private college or university in Maine, Husson has earned a place on The College Database’s list of Top Maine Colleges with the Highest Financial Return on Investment.


Transition into PharmD Program

Qualified students in the pre-pharmacy track may apply to the Husson School of Pharmacy after only two years of study in this program. The first two years include four semesters each of chemistry and biology, three of math, one of economics, and six general education courses.

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Pre-Pharmacy Club

Husson University’s Pre-Pharmacy Club is geared toward students in the first and second year of the program. It is designed to provide insight into key aspects of the pre-pharmacy to the PharmD transition process while getting to know other students with similar professional goals. The club offers information and advising for prerequisite courses, required grade and GPA minimums, tips for the interview process, instructions on filling out the online application through PharmCAS, preparation for the PCAT test, and what to expect when entering the pharmacy program. The club organizes events that incorporate guest speakers so students are exposed to a wide variety perspectives and experiences.


Next Steps

Are you ready to start the admissions process, or would like more information? 

For more information, contact
Phone and Email Address
Melissa Rosenberg
Director of Graduate Admissions
130 Peabody Hall
Husson University
1 College Circle
Bangor, Maine 04401