Pre-Pharmacy at UH Mānoa

Pharmacists specialize in the composition and interaction of drugs, including their physiological effects on humans. Traditionally, pharmacists dispense medications, but as the primary source of information on both prescription and over-the-counter medications, they also serve as a link between physician and patient. 

Click here to learn more about the field of pharmacy, such as what to expect in pharmacy school. 

Click here to learn about the required prerequisites, getting relevant experiences, researching pharmacy schools, and the PCAT.

Click here to learn about the application process for pharmacy school and financial aid opportunities.

Learn More About PharmacyPharmacy For Me
Early Acceptance ProgramUH Hilo Pre-Pharmacy Scholar Admissions Program
Programs in Hawaii Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy
Researching Schools Pharmacy College Application System (PharmCAS) School Directory
Entrance ExamPharmacy College Admission Test (PCAT)
PCAT Overview
Applications Pharmacy College Application Service (PharmCAS)
InterviewsSample Interview Questions
Financial AidFinancial Aid by AACP
Current OpportunitiesHealth – Current Opportunities
EngagementHawaii Pre-Health Career Corps
The Pre-Health Career Corps (PHCC) is a free year-round program for Hawaii high school and college students who are interested in health careers. Its purpose is to increase awareness about health careers, provide mentoring, shadowing and research experiences, and provide campus exposure to health careers.

Text compiled from the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) website, Pharmacy School Admission Requirements 2013-2014, the Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy (DKICP) website, the Harcourt Assessment PCAT Candidate Information booklet, and the UHM 2017-2018 Catalog.