Pharmacy School Admissions

Become a Pharmacist

Pharmacy School Admissions At NEOMED

The College of Pharmacy at NEOMED provides multiple pathways for students interested in pursuing a doctor of pharmacy degree. Future pharmacists can apply for admission to NEOMED after completing just 63 hours of prerequisite coursework as an undergrad, or secure a seat in pharmacy school as a high school student or as a freshman or sophomore in college.

Which Path To Becoming A Pharmacist Is The Right Fit For You?

Doctor of Pharmacy Program

NEOMED encourages applications from candidates who:

  • Are within one calendar year of completing the pre-professional requirements for admission and preparing for the PCAT , OR
  • Have completed prerequisite coursework at Cleveland State University, Kent State University, The University of Akron or Youngstown State University, OR
  • At one of Ohio’s NOCHE partner universities, OR
  • At a regionally accredited institution across Ohio or nationwide


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Early Assurance as an Undergrad

If you are interested in:

  • Reserving your seat in pharmacy school as a college freshman or sophomore


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Early Assurance as a High School Student

If you are interested in:

  • Reserving your seat in pharmacy school as a senior in high school


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Students graduating from this program will have:

  • A strong interprofessional education to provide a team-oriented approach to patient care.
  • An understanding of and experience with the diverse patients to whom they will administer care.
  • Skills necessary to provide patients with medication therapy management services.
  • An opportunity to apply for and complete a pharmacy residency.

Who Should Apply?

Pharmacy school at NEOMED is designed for students with an interest in advancing community health in Northeast Ohio and beyond. Our typical applications include those who are interested in:

  • Becoming leaders in the emerging field of pharmacy as an integral part of the health care team
  • Challenging themselves with interprofessional coursework and hands-on experiences designed to prepare them to excel as professionals
  • Advancing community health in community pharmacy or clinical settings through NEOMED’s distinctive residency track
  • Developing skills outside of the classroom at one of NEOMED’s hundreds of clinical practice sites throughout northeast Ohio
  • Learning side-by-side in and out of the classroom with future physicians and researchers
  • Changing the lives of the communities they serve, particularly medically underserved areas where they can make the greatest impact on patients’ lives


In support of public health recommendations related to COVID-19, NEOMED has established work from home practices until at least March 27th. In person and telephone service will not be available. Please email our admissions staff directly with questions:

For admission questions pertaining to the College of Medicine, email
For admission questions pertaining to the College of Pharmacy, email
For questions pertaining to all in-person interview dates, email

Thank you.