Application Procedure


To be considered for admission, the applicant must possess a minimum Bachelor of Science Degree in Pharmacy, cumulative GPA of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale), a valid US Pharmacy License, complete both application for Professional study & Supplemental application forms, and all required documents sent to the address below.

Application Deadline: February 1, 2017

Application Procedure

Only completed application packets will be considered.

 To be considered, all applicants are required to submit the following:

  1. Fill and Print application for Professional study [Download Application]
    (This is a fillable PDF form, handwritten is NOT acceptable
  2. Fill and Print Supplemental application [Download Supplemental Application]
    (This is a fillable PDF form, handwritten is NOT acceptable
  3. An official transcript from the institution of higher education from where you obtained your BS in Pharmacy (or foreign equivalent) should be mailed DIRECTLY to the address on the Transcript Request Form from the institution. All foreign transcripts must first be evaluated by an accredited service before they can be reviewed by the College of Pharmacy. We recommend World Education Services. You may locate other evaluation services on the Internet.
  4. Notarized photocopy of current pharmacy license
  5. Two letters of recommendation (Download Form)
    (One Academic reference & One Healthcare Professional reference)
  6. A letter of Career Plan/Statement of Goals ( 800-1000 typed words)
  7. Two passport size photographs (taken in past 3-6 months)
  8. Applicant must successfully complete an interview
  9. An application Fee of $45.00 (Money Order or Cashier's Check (NO personal check) payable to Howard University.
  10. It is the applicant's responsibility to ensure that complete packet has been received by the NTDP Program Office at below address.

It is suggested using services such as registered mail, or an overnight service which provides tracking services in the event that application packet is lost or delayed.

Mail complete application packet to:

Attention: Dr. Youness Karodeh, R.Ph.,Assistant Dean, Director, NTDP
Howard University, College of Pharmacy
Non-traditional Doctor of Pharmacy Program (NTDP)
2300 Fourth Street, N.W. Room # 110
Washington, D.C. 20059

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Contact Us:
Helena Peters
Administrative Assistant II the Dean
Non-Traditional Doctor of Pharmacy Program
Howard University, College of Pharmacy
2300 4th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20059
Chauncey Cooper Hall – Rm. 126
Telephone: (202) 806-6453 | Email: