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EAP Doctor of Pharmacy Program

There are several options for the program, involving 3-4 years at Fitchburg State, and 3-4 years at LECOM.

Provisionally accepted applicants are required to take certain courses and a specified course load:

  • 6 Semester Credit Hours of English
  • 8 Semester Credit Hours of Biology with Laboratory
  • 8 Semester Credit Hours of General Chemistry with Laboratory
  • 8 Semester Credit Hours of Organic Chemistry with Laboratory
  • 3 Semester Credit Hours of Physics
  • 3 Semester Credit Hours of Calculus
  • 3 Semester Credit Hours of Statistics
  • 3 Semester Credit Hours of Economics
  • 3 Semester Credit Hours of Psychology or Sociology
  • 15 Semester Credit Hours of General Education Electives **

TOTAL: 60 credit hours

*CLEP credits may not be used to satisfy any of the minimum requirements. 

*No grade lower than “C” will be accepted.

*Credits from Pass/Fail courses will not be accepted.

*AP credits may be used to satisfy requirements if a score of 4 or 5 was achieved.

** General Education Electives should be in subject areas other than the above prerequisites; such as humanities and social sciences.

A 3.0 cumulative GPA must be maintained, as well as 3.0 math and science GPAs each semester. Final requirements are an overall GPA of 3.4, and math and science GPAs of 3.2 or better.

This early acceptance program removes the requirement of the Pharmacy College Admission Test (PCAT).