Graduate, Professional and Post-Baccalaureate Programs

Graduate, Professional and Post-Baccalaureate Programs

Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.)

Manchester offers a four-year doctoral program that leads to the awarding of the Doctor of Pharmacy degree (Pharm.D.). The College of Pharmacy enrolled its first class in 2012 at the Fort Wayne campus. Applicants for admission should successfully meet pre-pharmacy curriculum and GPA requirements.

* Manchester University’s Doctor of Pharmacy program has been granted Candidate status by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. For information regarding accreditation status, click here.

Master of Athletic Training (MAT)

The Master of Athletic Training degree prepares students to become Certified Athletic Trainers (ATC®). The MAT program is “entry-level,” designed for students with a bachelor’s degree, but with minimal knowledge and experience in athletic training and who did not major in athletic training as 
undergraduates. Graduates of CAATE*-approved programs are not eligible for admission. 

Upon successful completion of all clinical and didactic components of the MAT program, students are eligible to take the Board of Certification (BOC) examination in athletic training.** Passing the BOC examination leads to awarding of the credential ATC®.

*Commission on Accreditation on Athletic Training Education

** The Manchester University Master of Athletic Training program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). Only graduates of CAATE-accredited programs are eligible to take the BOC examination. 

Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Health Professions Program

Manchester University’s Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Health Professions Program is designed to prepare college graduates who have a bachelor’s degree in a non-science field and want to pursue a professional degree in a health care field such as pharmacy or medicine. It is an accelerated program that incorporates a rigorous curriculum with plenty of personal attention.

The curriculum, a one year program divided into six eight-week blocks, meets pre-requisite requirements for many pharmacy and medical schools and some dental and veterinary programs. In addition to core classes such as microbiology and anatomy, the program will give students a well-rounded and holistic approach to health care, including courses in economics, communications and writing skills designed for health care professionals. The program also includes preparatory courses for health professional school entrance exams, such as the PCAT (pharmacy), MCAT (medical school) and DAT (dental).