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Just like other health professional programs, pharmacy schools require a standardized test at the time of application. The Pharmacy College Admission Test (PCAT) tests on both academic ability and scientific understandings in relation to pharmacy school. The subtests of the PCAT are listed below:

  1. Writing
  2. Biological Processes
    • General Biology
    • Microbiology
    • Human Anatomy & Physiology
  3. Chemical Processes
    • General Chemistry
    • Organic Chemistry
    • Basic Biochemistry Processes
  4. Critical Reading
  5. Quantitative Reasoning
    • Basic Math
    • Algebra
    • Probability & Statistics
    • Precalculus
    • Calculus

-Test Development and Structure, Pearson


PCAT Overview