Pre-Pharmacy

The dilemmas that accompany today’s medical advances call for pharmacists who are trained in ethical and clear reasoning, which are longstanding hallmarks of a Notre Dame education.

The Notre Dame Advantage

Expert Faculty

Our full-time faculty are experts in their disciplines and provide individual mentoring.

Personal Attention

Our size and individualized approach to education provides a challenging and supportive environment for you to excel with studies tailored to your personal interests and goals. 

Premiere Location

Our location offers access to premiere health care institutions which provides pharmacy students with the best clinical practice options in medicine.

We also have partnerships in place with The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, one of the world’s most respected health care centers.

School of Pharmacy at Notre Dame

The School of Pharmacy at Notre Dame will guarantee interviews for up to 15 students from the Women’s College Pre-Pharmacy Program.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA and a minimum 3.3 GPA in pre-pharmacy courses with all pre-pharmacy courses carrying a grade of C or higher.
  • Earn a composite score on the Pharmacy College Admissions Test (PCAT) at the 70th percentile or higher.

NDMU Pre-Pharmacy Requirements

Where to Begin

If you are interested in pursuing pharmacy as a profession, contact the coordinator of the pre-pharmacy program prior to your first semester at Notre Dame.

We also advise contacting your pharmacy schools of interest to be clear on entrance requirements and recommendations for general education course selection.

Contact Us

Pre-Pharmacy Coordinators

Jennifer E. Kerr, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor – Biology
jkerr@ndm.edu

Jim Culhane, Ph.D. 
Professor and Chair – Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences 
jculhane@ndm.edu