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HealthPro Start—Pharmacy:

Applications to the HealthPro Start program will be accepted in Fall 2015 for the early assurance Doctorate in Pharmacy (Pharm. D.) program.   Students interested in the HealthPro Start early assurance Pharm. D. program will need to be admitted to Wayne State University and invited to join the Honors College.

Application Requirements:

  • Applicants must have a minimum 3.75 high school grade point average (GPA); GPAs used for admission will not be weighted
  • Applicants must have an ACT score of 27 or higher
  • Your application materials for HealthPro Start-Pharmacy should be submitted online at apply.wayne.edu by March 1, 2015.  All applicants must be admitted into and enroll in the Honors College at Wayne State University.  See the admissions website for information about the application process.  Students must also attend a scheduled Scholars Day event hosted by the Honors College.

How to apply:

The HealthPro Start application must include:

  • A high school transcript reflecting a GPA of 3.75 or higher
  • Official ACT test scores reflecting a minimum score of 27 or higher
  • A CV or Resume with the following (a standard resume format is acceptable):
    • Health care experience (work, volunteer experience, and shadowing)
    • Community service experience
    • Team activities (athletics, debate, etc.)
    • Leadership opportunities
    • Employment experience
    • Summer activities
    • High school extracurricular activities
    • Details of honors received in high school
  • A two page essay describing why you should be selected for HealthPro Start—Pharmacy and what unique qualities you would bring to the program
  • Two letters of recommendation
    • One from a high school teacher
    • One from a community member who is not from your high school describing your suitability for work in the health care field