Honors Assurance Admission Program

The College of Pharmacy offers an Honors Assurance admission interview to Ferris State University Honors Program students provided complete compliance with the following conditions:

  1. Maintain enrollment in the pre-pharmacy Honors Program at Ferris State University and completion of all required coursework in three years;
  2. Completion of all pre-pharmacy coursework at Ferris State following freshman admission;
  3. Attainment of a GPA of at least 3.50 in biology (general biology/anatomy & physiology), chemistry (inorganic and organic) and math (calculus) pre-pharmacy coursework prior to the application deadline;
  4. Earn at least a letter grade of “C” (2.0 GPA) in the biology, chemistry and mathematics pre-pharmacy coursework. (A grade below “C” (2.0 GPA) in any of the specified biology, chemistry or mathematics courses nullifies the assurance of an interview; successful repeat of a course does not restore the assurance of an interview.)
  5. Attainment of a composite PCAT score in the 80th percentile or above;
  6. Successfully completing (by the end of the Fall semester preceding the beginning of the academic year of the desired start date): A) All general chemistry; general biology; and calculus requirements; and B) At least one semester of organic chemistry including lab; and C) At least one semester of the anatomy/physiology including lab: and
  7. Compliance with all general admissions and PCAT deadlines.

Admission to the doctor of pharmacy program through the Honors Assurance program is contingent upon successful completion of the above conditions and a successful admission interview.