Doctor of Pharmacy
Special Degree Requirements
Refer to graduation requirements listed previously in the catalog.
Degree candidates must:
- Meet the general University requirements for graduation.
- Earn a grade point average of 2.0 or higher in each of the following areas:
- all courses attempted at The University of Montana-Missoula (cumulative GPA).
- all courses which carry a pharmacy (PHAR) prefix (pharmacy GPA).
- all required courses in the professional pharmacy curriculum (professional GPA).
- Required pharmacy course work must be completed with a grade of C- or better.
- Complete at least six full academic years, including pre-pharmacy instruction, and a minimum of eight semesters of professional instruction as a full-time student registered for a minimum of twelve credits per semester.
- Complete not less than 200 credits of course work.
Licensure in Montana
An applicant for licensure as a registered pharmacist in Montana must pass national examinations as required by the Montana State Board of Pharmacy. To qualify for the examinations, the applicant must be of good moral character and a graduate of an accredited school of pharmacy; however, an applicant will not receive a license until all requirements have been met.