Pitt-Johnstown Pre-Pharmacy

Students may choose to complete the pre-pharmacy program at Pitt-Johnstown and apply for admission to the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program at the University of Pittsburgh as well as other pharmacy schools in Pennsylvania and surrounding states.


The chemistry faculty serve as academic advisors to pre-pharmacy students and work with them throughout the process.

Course Requirements

The required pre-pharmacy courses will vary from one school to another. Courses frequently required include: anatomy, physiology, microbiology, a full year of calculus, physics, general biology, general chemistry and organic chemistry, calculus, economics, psychology, statistics, public speaking, English composition, and 12 to 18 credits of electives in the humanities and social sciences.

Be sure to check with your preferred school about its particular admission requirements.

Manisha Nigam, PhD
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