Complete the IHM Application Online. Contact the Distance Degrees and Programs Office if you experience any problems accessing or submitting the online application.1
A one-page personal statement that addresses: Why
you are interested in enrolling in the IHM Graduate Certificate program, and how the IHM Graduate Certificate will help you reach your professional
Licensed Practitioner – Request an official
transcript from all accredited, post-secondary colleges and/or universities to
be sent directly to the DDP Office.
Applicants earning their degree(s) from outside the United States or Canada will have their transcripts evaluated through World Education Services or Educational Credential Evaluators. Completed transcript evaluations should be sent directly to the DDP Office.
Student – Request an official transcript from
the school in which the applicant is currently enrolled to be sent directly
(see above for mailing address) to the DDP Office.
NOTE: Transfer credit from
other institutions will not be accepted.
All applicants will submit a current, government-issued
photo identification card, e.g. driver’s license or passport photo.10
Licensed Practitioner – Submit either a notarized
copy of the applicant’s current professional license and a copy of the photo
identification used in the license notary process, or the online verification
of the applicant’s current professional license. Information about your license(s) is to be
listed in the application form.
Student – Submit a notarized copy of the
applicant’s pharmacy intern license. Information
about your intern license is to be listed in the application form.
One letter of recommendation needs to be provided by
an individual (not related to you) who is well acquainted with your
professional, academic and/or personal achievements. It is recommended that the
letter be submitted by one of the following individuals: employer, supervisor, former faculty
member, preceptor, or professional colleague. References from clergy, family members,
friends or politicians will not be accepted.
NOTE: The recommendation form will be sent electronically to the individual listed in the online application. Contact the DDP Office with questions about this process. 5
Licensed Practitioner – A current resume
or curriculum vitae (CV), including professional work/practice since graduating
from the accredited undergraduate, entry-level professional or baccalaureate
Student – A current resume or CV, including
professional work since entry into the Doctor of Pharmacy program.
A nonrefundable application fee of $100.00 (US dollars). 7
The interview process is designed to assess an
applicant’s communication skills and ability to perform in a positive,
professional manner when working with others. To be considered for admission, applicants
must participate in the interview process. The DDP Office will contact applicants to
schedule an appointment to complete the interview, which will be conducted via telephone.11
The Integrative Health and Medicine Graduate Certificate Program requires all applicants be proficient in the English language. All applicants will demonstrate English language proficiency by meeting one of the following items: 8
1) Earned a primary bachelor's degree in the U.S or Canada (excluding Quebec) and/or are currently enrolled in a accredited U.S. or Canadian school of pharmacy (excluding Quebec).
2) Earned a master's degree or higher from an accredited college or university in the U.S. or Canada (excluding Quebec).
3) Complete an evaluation of English proficiency by taking either the internet-based Test of English Language (TOEFL) or academic-based International English Language Testing System (IELTS) exam.NOTE: Only exam scores completed within two years of the application deadline will be accepted.
- TOEFL Score Requirements – Applicants must achieve a minimum composite score of 89 on the internet-based TOEFL exam taken within the past two years. The required minimum scores on each of the individual components of the test are: listening 20, speaking 23, and writing 21.
- IELTS Score Requirements - Applicants must achieve a minimum composite score of 7.0 on the IELTS exam taken within the past two years. The required minimum scores on each of the individual components of the test are: listening 6.5, speaking 7.0, and writing 6.0.
- Exam Score Date - Exam scores cannot be older than two years from the program application deadline date. If completed more than two years, the applicant will need to retake the exam to complete the admissions process.
Tuition is $300 per semester credit hour, making the total program tuition cost $2,700.