Pre-Pharmacy

Benefits of Direct to PharmD

  • By following this fast track to your degree, you can get a jump start on your future and earn a pharmacist’s salary in as little as five years.
  • Earn two degrees instead of one; a Bachelor of Arts or Science degree from Indiana University and a PharmD from Sullivan University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.
  • While at IU Southeast, you'll enroll in a course taught by Sullivan Pharmacy instructors, allowing you to develop relationships with SU COPHS faculty while being introduced to key aspects of a pharmacy career.

Follow the steps below to apply today!

High school students

The first steps on your Pharmacy fast track.

Step 1
Apply to IU Southeast

Step 2
Apply to the PharmD program

Current college students

Jump start your future career in Pharmacy.

Meet with an advisor

High school students

Get a head start on joining the PharmD degree program at SU COPHS and pursuing a career in pharmacy.

Learn more about the Direct to PharmD program

Already a college student?

Complete the pre-pharmacy coursework at IU Southeast to jump into the Doctor of Pharmacy program at SU COPHS.

Learn more about the fast track to a career in Pharmcy

Internships

We encourage you to pursue internships, externships, and/or research during your undergraduate career. Obtaining a position as a Pharmacy Technician is recommended and will aid in determining if a career in pharmacy is a good choice for you.

Careers

By pursuing a degree as a pharmacist, you may have the opportunity to work in a variety of healthcare settings, including retail pharmacy, hospital pharmacy, compounding pharmacy, and insurance companies, just to name a few. According to Burning Glass Technologies, a labor market analytics company, licensed pharmacists are in high demand, drawing an average salary of $109,000 in the Louisville metropolitan area in 2020.