The pre-pharmacy program at Parkside is designed to help students gain the necessary academic and
professional requirements that will help them be competitive candidates for
professional pharmacy schools.
The most common majors that students
choose to complete their pre-pharmacy education are:
As a student in the pre-pharmacy
program you will receive:
- Assistance in obtaining shadowing/internship
experiences with local pharmacists
- Help to ensure you are choosing the
correct career pathway
- Experience required to gain
acceptance into pharmacy school
Accredited Pharmacy School programs
can be found at the National Pharmacy Association website
Agreement between Parkside's Department of Biological Sciences and
Rosalind-Franklin School of Pharmacy. Students majoring in Biological Sciences at Parkside
can participate in this articulation agreement.
complete a highly prescribed 3 year curriculum.
- After year 2, students apply early to the
Pharm.D. program at Rosalind Franklin University and receive special
consideration regarding their admission requirements.
accepted, these students enter into the Pharm.D. program at Rosalind Franklin
University after completing their 3rd year at Parkside, and after
successful completion of their 1st year of Pharmacy School, the
credits they have taken at Rosalind Franklin transfer back to Parkside.
students are then awarded their Bachelors of Science degree in Biological
Please contact the Center for Health Sciences
for more information about this wonderful opportunity.