Visiting Students

LEARN IN A FORMAT THAT FITS YOUR NEEDS.

Whether you’re looking to supplement prior coursework or complete the courses you need to become licensed in your area, Creighton University  School of Pharmacy and Health Professions offers learning opportunities for visiting students in a variety of formats and delivery methods.

Get what you need online to accommodate your busy lifestyle. Our innovative eLearning programs allow you to complete semester-based  courses from your home. Course offerings include doctoral degree courses in occupational therapy, pharmacy and physical therapy.

Visiting students have access to a wide variety of support resources, including to our Online Writing CenterTechnology Support OfficeHealth Sciences Library, and Office of Distance Education.

Apply to become a visiting student at Creighton, or expand the information below to learn more about admissions and course offerings.

Admissions Requirements

Creighton University School of Pharmacy and Health Professions offers online courses available to students outside of our professional  programs. To enroll in coursework at Creighton, individuals must be either currently matriculated in a pharmacy, occupational therapy or physical therapy degree program at an accredited institution and in good academic standing or be a licensed pharmacist,  occupational therapist or physical therapist.

Application Process

The following steps must be completed:

Visiting Occupational Therapy Student Courses

Fall: August - December

  • POTD 531 The American Professoriate: A Faculty Perspective - 3 credit hours
  • POTD 511 Neuro-Occupation - 3 credit hours
  • POTD 518 Leadership Development - 3 credit hours
  • POTD 521 Occupation in Community - 3 credit hours
  • POTD 541 Critical Analysis of OT - 3 credit hours
  • POTD 555 Research Implementation - 1.5 credit hours
  • POTD 516 Health Program Management - 3 credit hours

 

Spring: January - May

  •  POTD 501 Historical Perspectives - 3 credit hours
  •  POTD 517 Health Care Public Policy - 3 credit hours
  •  POTD 556 Manuscript Writing - 1.5 credit hours

 

Summer:  May - August

  • POTD 562 Advanced Clinical Ethics - 3 credit hours
  • POTD 565 Instructional Methods and Evaluation - 3 credit hours
  • POTD 514 Leadership Development - 3 credit hours

 

 

    Course Descriptions.

    Visiting Pharmacy Student Courses

    Fall: August - December

    • PHA 313 Pharmacy Calculations - 2 credit hours
    • PHA 317 Pharmaceutics I - 3 credit hours
    • PHA 337 Chemical Basis of Drug Action - 2.5 credit hours
    • PHA 350 Introduction to Research Methods and Biostatistics - 2 credit hours
    • PHA 413 Pharmacotherapeutics I: Nonprescription/Self-care – 5 credit hours
    • PHA 415 Pharmacotherapeutics II – 7 credit hours*
    • PHA 430 Immunopharmacology & Biotechnology - 2 credit hours
    • PHA 457 Clinical Toxicology - 1 credit hour
    • PHA 480 Pediatric Pharmacy Practice Elective - 2 credit hours

     

    Spring: January - May

    • PHA 300 Pharmacogenomics in Disease Management - 2 credit hours*
    • PHA 321 Health Systems and Patient Safety - 3 credit hours*
    • PHA 362 Ocular Pharmacology and Therapeutics - 1 credit hour
    • PHA 377 Alcoholism, Addiction and Other Substance-Related Disorders - 3 credit hours*
    • PHA 381 Health Informatics - 2 credit hours
    • PHA 414 Pharmacotherapeutics II – 7 credit hours*
    • PHA 416 Pharmacotherapeutics IV – 7 credit hours*
    • PHA 443 Basic Pharmacokinetics - 2 credit hours
    • PHA 447 Chemical Basis of Drug Action II - 2 credit hours
    • PHA 451 Advanced Critical Care - 2 credit hours
    • PHA 452 Pharmacoeconomics - 2 credit hours*
    • PHA 454 Pharmacy Practice Law – 3 credit hours

     

    Courses with star (*) have some type of synchronous time requirement

    Summer:  May – August

    • PHA 457-Clinical Toxicology - 1 credit hour

     

    Course Descriptions.

    Visiting Physical Therapy Student Courses

    Fall: August - December

    • No courses are currently being offered

    Spring: January – May

    • No courses are currently being offered

    Summer: May – August

    • No courses are currently being offered

     

    Tuition

    Semester Tuition Per Credit Hour for Summer 2017, Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 is Set at $1,010

    A special rate of $614 per semester hour is extended to individuals currently practicing as pharmacists, occupational therapists or physical therapists. This courtesy discount will be offered to visiting professional students for a maximum total of 9 semester hours. Once the maximum total hours are met (whether in one semester or over several semesters), the standard tuition rate will be charged.