University of Georgia – Online Pharmacy & Pharmacy Technician Degrees

DESCRIPTION

  • The University of Georgia is located in Athens, about 70 miles northeast of Atlanta, and has an enrollment of 32,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The College of Pharmacy is one of 14 schools/colleges on the University campus and has approximately 450 professional students and 70 graduate students enrolled.
  • Clinical coursework may be taken on the Medical College of Georgia campus in Augusta as well as on the Athens campus.
  • In 1939, the School’s program was accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education, a rating which has been maintained continuously since that time. In 1983, the School title was changed to College of Pharmacy to reflect the broadening scope of its programs.
  • The College of Pharmacy encourages participation in the 14 pharmacy student fraternities, sororities and other professional societies recognized and supported by the College.
  • Approximately 6,200 undergraduate and graduate students are housed in 17 residence halls on campus. Five hundred forty- five student families reside in University family housing. While many pharmacy students reside in dormitories, the majority of students live off-campus in one of the many apartment complexes available in Athens.


CURRICULUM

The purpose of the College of Pharmacy is to provide curricula for the comprehensive academic needs of the profession of pharmacy. The College’s doctor of pharmacy degree program prepares students for the practice of pharmacy and the delivery of pharmaceutical care. Its graduate program prepares individuals for professional specialization and careers in teaching and research.

PHARMCAS | Application Deadline

No Feb 01

PCAT

Yes

TUITION

  • 2004 State Resident: 6776 Non-Resident: 23794 Fees Mandatory: 904 Optional: 0
  • 2005 State Resident: 7320 Non-Resident: 25700 Fees Mandatory: 990 Optional: 0
  • 2006 State Resident: 7686 Non-Resident: 26986 Fees Mandatory: 1072 Optional: 0
  • 2007 State Resident: 9204 Non-Resident: 27796 Fees Mandatory: 1126 Optional: 0

ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

To be admitted to the professional program in the College of Pharmacy, a student must complete prepharmacy academic requirements. The two years of prepharmacy education can be completed at any institution provided the courses are equivalent to those offered at the University of Georgia. Not less than 60 semester hours of academic work must be completed to satisfy prepharmacy requirements. In addition, students must meet the general requirements for physical education. Sem. hrs
Required Courses Units
General chemistry 8
Organic chemistry 8
Precalculus math 3
Calculus 4
Biology 8
English 6
Physical education 1
Speech 3
Humanities/Fine Arts 3
Statistics 4
Economics 3
Social science electives 9
  • Applicants to the professional program must take the Pharmacy College Admission Test (PCAT). The fall offering date is the preferred time.
  • In addition to the applicant’s GPA, the selection process will utilize the PCAT scores and recommendations.
  • Personal interviews may be required. Application to the College of Pharmacy should be submitted by February 1. Transcripts showing all college work taken should accompany the application.
  • Students may make application to the dean of the College of Pharmacy when they have completed two semesters of academic work.
  • Applicants who are accepted but do not attend for the accepted term may repeat the admission process for a future date.
  • Freshman students entering the University of Georgia are eligible to exempt courses by utilizing the College Entrance Examination Board Advance Placement tests. These tests may be completed during a summer orientation program or during the academic year.
  • Accreditation Status
  • Full

Admitted Student Profile

2006

  • Average: 3.65
  • Range: 19-48
  • Admitted-Ratio: 8:1

ADDRESS

College of Pharmacy University of GeorgiaM
Athens, GA 30602-2351
706-542-5278

Visit: University of Georgia – College of Pharmacy
http://www.rx.uga.edu/


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