Requirements for Graduation
Currently, as a student at St. Louis College of Pharmacy, you must complete 208 semester hours in six years of study to receive a Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree.
By the end of your second year at the College, you must successfully pass a writing proficiency requirement and interview. You also must meet a pharmacy proficiency requirement by the end of your fifth year.
You must have satisfactorily completed all of the required courses, as well as the minimum number of credit hours in each of the specified elective areas. You must have earned a minimum cumulative 2.0 grade point average for all coursework and have completed a sequence of required professional courses with a minimum 2.0 GPA before entering the sixth year. A grade of C or better must be earned in each advanced pharmacy practice experience in Year 6.
Finally, you must have paid all fees and obligations to the College, be recommended for graduation by the faculty, and be present at Commencement. If fees or obligations to the College remain unpaid after you have graduated or leave the school, the College reserves the right to withhold applications for state board examinations and certified copies of student academic transcripts, as well as your diploma.
The College holds Commencement in early May of every academic year. Students who complete courses and rotations by the end of the summer are eligible to walk in the Commencement ceremony.
Additional Progress Requirements and Information: