Michael Kovach, Ph.D.
(440) 826-2041,

Pre-Pharmacy Program
The strength of a liberal arts-based core curriculum in combination with advanced research opportunities and specialized coursework make Baldwin Wallace an outstanding place to prepare for a career in pharmacy.

The pre-pharmacy program blends the rigor of BW’s comprehensive science and core curriculum coursework with professional studies at Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Pharmacy (NEOUCOP).

You’ll benefit from small class sizes, individual attention and faculty mentoring. Hands-on learning is inherent to the program.

In the University’s science complex, BW has technologically advanced classrooms and labs that provide engaged learning experiences.

Also within the complex are specialty labs for student-faculty research. These facilities offer collaborative opportunities for you to delve into topics of interest and experience what it’s like to do graduate-level research.

Baldwin Wallace’s liberal arts-based core is an enriching combination of classes that benefit you personally and professionally. You’ll gain insights and skills in communication, critical thinking and problem solving that prepare you for success in a constantly changing health care environment.

The pre-pharmacy program includes three years of coursework at BW and additional studies at NEOUCOP. You will receive your Baldwin Wallace degree upon successful completion of your first year at NEOUCOP.

You will be awarded a doctor of pharmacy degree from NEOUCOP after fulfilling requirements of the four-year professional program.

Baldwin Wallace’s Pre-Medical Society
Delta Omega Chi, Pre-Medical Society, sponsors medically related volunteer activities, guest speakers, tours to institutions with professional programs, and mentoring with pre-medical upperclassmen and the faculty advisor. This organization is ideal for students interested in health care professionals such as physicians, physician assistants and dentists.

Rewarding Career
Pharmacists dispense prescriptions written by physicians, dentists, physician assistants and veterinarians. They are essential in providing information about medications and in identifying potential adverse interactions between medications. In addition to their traditional role in pharmacies, they also work in research positions in the pharmaceutical industry and teach at the university level.