Pharm.D. Program: Mount Mary University and the Medical College of Wisconsin

The Pharm.D. Program provides Mount Mary students early assurance admission into the Pharm.D. program at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW). Students earn their undergraduate degree in four years at Mount Mary University and are directly admitted into MCW’s School of Pharmacy.

Admission Requirements

Read all of the criteria that must be met for admission into the Pharm.D. Early Assurance Program with Mount Mary University and the Medical College of Wisconsin.

Current Mount Mary freshmen

Students apply for the Early Assurance Admission into the MCW Pharm.D. program upon completion of their freshman at Mount Mary University. If they are accepted into the program they are assured admission after successful completion of their undergraduate degree, MCW pre-requisites, and MCW admission criteria.

Who is this program for?

This program is geared toward motivated students who want to guaranteed admission into the Medical College of Wisconsin’s School of Pharmacy and want access to hands-on experiences and resources in pharmacology during their undergraduate years.

How do I apply?

By the end of completing her freshman year at Mount Mary, students submit a written application to this program.

What resources does the Medical College of Wisconsin offer to undergraduate students in this direct-admit program?

Upon acceptance, students are matched with a mentor from the Medical College of Wisconsin for ongoing support. Students have the opportunity to participate in MCW events and programming, and will be the first to learn about pharmacy assistant and tech opportunities for earning practical experience.

Why is this called a 4+3 program?

Students earn their bachelor’s degree from Mount Mary in four years and proceed directly into MCW’s three-year School of Pharmacy doctoral program.

After I’m accepted, are there any requirements I must fulfill?

  • Students may earn an undergraduate B.A. or B.S. degree in the program of their choosing
  • Maintain full-time status and earn a 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA
  • Earn at least a C or better in specific MCW School of Pharmacy pre-requisites
  • Earn a B or better in English Composition and Speech
  • Participate in a minimum of two MCW-sponsored events annually
  • Meet MCW PharmD program admission requirements

About the Medical College of Wisconsin

The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) Pharmacy School is the only three year Pharm.D. program in the Midwest located at an academic medical center, providing access to the world-renowned resources at Froedtert Hospital, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, and the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center. MCW also provides students early and extensive exposure to a variety of clinical settings and world-class research in specialties such as precision medicine, pediatrics, pharmacogenomics, primary care, cancer and psychiatry.

The Medical College of Wisconsin School of Pharmacy’s Doctor of Pharmacy program has been granted Precandidate status by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education, 135 South LaSalle Street, Suite 4100, Chicago, IL 60603; (312) 644-3575; FAX (866) 228-2631