The Bachelors of Science to Doctor of Pharmacy (BS-PharmD) Combined Programs allow students to complete prerequisites for admission to pharmacy school while attending the College of Health Sciences (CHS) for two or three years.

Highly motivated and goal oriented students have the opportunity to complete undergraduate and pharmacy education in six to seven years.

 High priority for pharmacy school admission at CNU

 Tuition savings due to shortened time in school

 Small class sizes and guaranteed course offerings each semester

 Individualized learning plans

 Dedicated faculty advisors and mentors for each student

 Connection to College of Pharmacy faculty


Applicants who have the following academic achievements are eligible for the Bachelor of Science to Doctor of Pharmacy (BS-PharmD) Combined Programs. 

Admission Requirements for BS-PharmD Program
  2+4 BS-PharmD 3+4 BS-PharmD
Min HS GPA 3.20 3.00
SAT 1290 1190
ACT 27 25


2+4 BS-PharmD Combined Programs

Two Years Undergraduate + Four Years PharmD (two summer terms required)

3+4 BS-PharmD Combined Programs

Three Years Undergraduate + Four Years PharmD (one summer term required) 


Phone: 916-686-7300




California Northstate University
College of Health Sciences
2910 Prospect Park Drive
Rancho Cordova, CA 95670

College Code

SAT College Code: 7669
ACT College Code: 7032