Pharmacy Program at SWOSU
The SWOSU College of Pharmacy is accepting applications for Spring 2024 and Fall 2024 admission. With our unique twice-yearly admissions, students have the flexibility to begin Doctor of Pharmacy studies in the Fall or Spring!
To apply, click on the Admissions tab below, then click on SWOSU Application to enter the Admissions Portal and complete the application. Designate your program as Doctor of Pharmacy and select Spring 2024 or Fall 2024 admission.
After submission of a completed application with an uploaded unofficial transcript, qualified applicants will receive a timely interview invitation and an admission decision.Thank you for your interest in the SWOSU College of Pharmacy and our Doctor of Pharmacy program!
Established in 1939, the College of Pharmacy at SWOSU has positioned itself as one of the best educational values for pharmacy in the nation. SWOSU's Doctor of Pharmacy program provides a dynamic educational environment for students to develop the personal, professional and intellectual skills needed to advance the profession of pharmacy. Our graduates are reputable and successful leaders in all areas of the pharmacy practice.
In addition, a dual degree program is available for students to earn a Doctor of Pharmacy and a Master's in Business Administration. Students can also further distinguish themselves through a degree specialization program in Pharmacy Leadership, Innovation and Quality Outcomes, as well as specialty practice certifications. SWOSU is affiliated with Pharmacy Residency Programs, which provide opportunities for postgraduate training.
One of the most unique attributes of the SWOSU College of Pharmacy is twice yearly admission with the flexibility and convenience of beginning studies in the fall or spring.
After admission to the College of Pharmacy, students will spend four years studying pharmaceutical sciences and pharmacotherapy, including a year of rotations in a variety of pharmacy practice settings. Graduates earn both the Doctor of Pharmacy degree and a BS in Pharmaceutical Sciences.
Applications are accepted from September 1 through October 31.
Applications are accepted September 1 of the previous year through July 21.
*Prospective Applicants: The SWOSU College of Pharmacy continues to accept applications for Fall 2023 admission to the Doctor of Pharmacy program beyond the June 30 deadline, especially if an applicant is still working on an application or for anyone who has been considering applying. If possible, please complete the application process by July 21, 2023. Thank you for your interest in the SWOSU College of Pharmacy!
Our graduates excel in fields like clinical pharmacy, hospital pharmacy,
retail pharmacy, research, academia, nuclear pharmacy, and more!
Students must first complete two years of pre-professional study, including general education courses, as well as specific courses in biology, chemistry, physics, and math.
SWOSU has the only Doctor of Pharmacy program in the nation that admits twice yearly. We offer a 2 + 4 YEAR PROGRAM (two years of undergraduate study for pre-requisites and four years in the professional program). We do not require or give preference to students with a degree.
Small class size & Affordability
SWOSU is selected as one of the best value and lowest cost programs in the Southern region and ranks #3 in the nation. And each class is limited to 30-50 students.
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Doctor of Pharmacy Program
What does it cost?
Annual Cost Estimates
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$41,261 + international health insurance