Howard University College of Pharmacy operates on a rolling admissions process, which means that we start interviewing applicants as soon as we have a complete file. Therefore, the sooner you submit your application and required paperwork, the better your chances of being interviewed and/or accepted.

Annual Application Deadline for Fall Semester - March 31st of the year student is seeking admission. 

To be considered for admission into NTDP program, American and Canadian Citizens who are also Licensed Practicing Pharmacist are required to submit completed application files which include:

  1.       Notarized photocopy of current US Pharmacy Registration/license
  2.       Two letters of recommendation from pharmacy colleagues 
  3.       A letter of Career Plan/Statement of Goals (800-1000 typed words)
  4.       Two professional headshot photos (taken in past 3-6 months)
  5.       Applicant must successfully complete an interview

Most communication with applicants is done via email when possible, so please be alert for emails regarding your application. Notification generally occurs within a few weeks after you have submitted your application.

Invitation to Interview: Nontraditional Doctor of Pharmacy Online applicants will complete an online video conference.

Admissions Status: Applicants will be informed of their admissions status within a few weeks after their interview. If you are accepted, you will receive an acceptance email followed by an official acceptance package with a deadline to submit your non-refundable tuition deposit to secure your position in the class.

Once You Are Accepted: Accepted students are required to pay a tuition deposit in the amount of $1000. ($300.00 Enrollment Fee and $700.00 Good Faith Deposit. Of note, good faith deposit will be counted toward your tuition) to secure your seat for the incoming Cohort and acknowledge that these fees are Non-refundable.  


Technology requirements for the NTDP program

Get Prepared for Orientation Executive Weekend

  • If you have or if you’ve purchased a new computer that meets the technical requirements below, make sure you’ve spent time and used it, so you feel comfortable with the device prior to attending executive weekend seminar in August.
  • Also, make sure you have administrator rights on your device. This means you will be able to install and update the software yourself.

Technical Requirements

Canvas is a learning management system (LMS). The LMS provides one central location for students to easily access your course syllabus, assignments, announcements, grades and anything else pertinent to your course.

System Requirements - Canvas should be used on the current or previous major releases of Chrome, Firefox, Edge, or Safari. You will also have to enable Java and disable pop-up blockers.

How to Enable Java

How to Enable Pop-Ups

Get Firefox

Get Chrome

Helena Peters

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