Thomas Jefferson University

MS in Population Health Pharmacy

We are pleased that you have decided to apply to Jefferson College of Pharmacy Population Health Program and look forward to receiving your application!

There are two steps in the application process:

  1. Complete the online application click submit and pay the application fee.
  2. Complete the self-managed application by submitting the following documentation directly to TJAPP unless otherwise noted:

Thomas Jefferson University
Transcript Processing Center
P.O. Box 9130
Watertown, MA 02471

Official Transcripts. Submit an official transcript for all undergraduate and graduate accredited institutions you have attended.

If your coursework was completed outside of the United States, you must submit a course-by-course evaluation from one of the following international evaluation agencies:

Two Letters of Recommendation for graduate certificate and master's degree programs. Once you have indicated the names and email addresses of the individuals who you would like to submit an evaluation, an email request will automatically be sent to the evaluator on your behalf.  Individuals must be able to attest to your academic or professional capabilities.  Please advise your evaluator to look for this email in their inbox, as well as their spam or junk-mail folder, as emails do occasionally get filtered out.

Demonstration of Ability to Perform Graduate Work

  • Applicants must demonstrate one of the following
  • Applicants must have a pharmacy degree and a minimum 2.0 GPA

Personal Statement/Essay of 300-500 words describing how you plan to use the MS in Population Health Pharmacy degree to expand your skill set and advance your pharmacy career.  Upload your essay to the TJAPP application. See TJAPP Application Instructions for “My Attachments.”

Demonstration of English Language Proficiency. All international students and U.S. permanent residents must demonstrate English language proficiency as one of the conditions for admission to JCP. JCP accepts any one of the following to satisfy the proficiency requirement:

  • Native English speaker from one of these countries [PDF]
  • Baccalaureate pharmacy degree or higher from an accredited U.S. college or university
  • U.S. pharmacy license
  • Internet-based Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with an overall score of at least 87 and individual section scores as follows: Writing – 21, Speaking – 23, Reading – 21 and Listening – 22. Thomas Jefferson University requires that official scores be sent directly to JCP.
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) are valid for two years with an overall score of 6.5 and individual scores as follows:  Listening - 6.5, Reading - 7, Writing - 6 and Speaking - 7.  Thomas Jefferson University requires that official scores be sent directly to JCP.

CV or Résumé summarizing your work or volunteer experience.

Admissions Review

  • JCP accepts applications on a continuing basis. It is best to submit your application as early as possible. NOTE: Once all of the required components are complete in the online portion you can click submit and pay the fee.
  • Applications are reviewed once online application and supporting documentation are received. You can expect to receive a response within three to four weeks after the supporting documents are received and your application is marked complete in the TJAPP system.
  • The latest date to submit an online application for fall (September) admission is August 1. The last date to submit an online application for the spring (January) is December 1. The latest dates to receive the supporting documentation are August 15 and December 15, respectively.