Preprofessional Studies (Prepharmacy)

Prepharmacy students gain the strong foundation on which to build their studies at a pharmacy school, leading to successful careers in the burgeoning health industry.

Program Offerings at Grand Valley

Pharmacy schools accept students with a variety of different majors. Prepharmacy students at Grand Valley State University may choose any major while completing the prerequisite coursework they need to score well on the Pharmacy College Admission Test (PCAT). Grand Valley students are exceptionally competitive with those from other undergraduate institutions. The advising team looks forward to helping you achieve your dream of pharmacy school!

Coursework

Grand Valley's prepharmacy program offers all of the courses necessary to gain admission into pharmacy school and fulfill the requirements of the PCAT, including:

  • Anatomy & physiology
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology
  • Calculus
  • Communications
  • General chemistry
  • Organic chemistry
  • Physics

Career Options

Prepharmacy studies prepares students for pharmacy school, and they go on to hold positions such as:

  • Community Pharmacist
  • Researcher
  • Hospital Pharmacist

For More Information

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Academic Advising Center
www.gvsu.edu/clasadvising
C-1-140 MAK
(616) 331-8585
Admissions Office
www.gvsu.edu/admissions

The education I received from Grand Valley State University's biomedical science program went above and beyond the preparation I needed in order to be successful. I found myself consistently scoring in the top percentage of my class on examinations.”

ELIZABETH FETZER
BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES MAJOR & HONORS COLLEGE GRADUATECLASS OF 2010

My course preparation at Grand Valley could not have been better. In my experience, the faculty at Grand Valley were amazingly supportive and provided as much individual attention as I needed to help me succeed.

RYAN DARO
BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES MAJORCLASS OF 2008

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