Visiting Students

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Visiting Students

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 SupportLaptop Technical RequirementsHealth 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:

  • Meet the minimum technology requirements to enroll in an online course at Creighton University.
  • Review exam and proctoring requirements. Not all classes listed offer a final exam. If you require a class that offers a final exam, it is your responsibility to verify with the class IOR that this requirement will be met with the class being offered. See FAQs for exam requirements.
  • (Pharmacy Only) students currently enrolled in a professional program of study must complete the Dean Verification/Approval Form.
  • If applicable, an official copy of a current professional license must accompany the visiting student application form.
  • Registration deadlines and refund information.  Supporting documentation must be received by the respective semesters deadline. 
  • Frequently Asked Questions.

Visiting Occupational Therapy Student Courses

To learn more about our Doctorate of Occupational Therapy Post-Professional program please visit here

Fall: August - December

  • POTD 518 Leadership Development - 3 credit hours
  • POTD 531 The American Professoriate – 3 credit hours
  • POTD 541 Critical Analysis of OT - 3 credit hours
  • POTD 516 Health Program Management - 3 credit hours

 

Spring: January - May

  • POTD 551 Leadership and Advocacy – 3 credit hours

 

Summer:  May - August

  • POTD 554 Research Proposal - 2 credit hours
  • POTD 562 Advanced Clinical Ethics - 3 credit hours
  • POTD 565 Instructional Methods and Evaluation - 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 326 Patient Assessment - 2 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 351 Foundations of Public Health – 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
    • PHA 481 Oncology Pharmacy Practice 1 credit hour

     

    Spring: January - May

    • PHA 300 Pharmacogenomics in Disease Management - 2 credit hours*
    • PHA 362 Ocular Pharmacology and Therapeutics - 1 credit hour
    • PHA 377 Alcoholism, Addiction and Other Substance-Related Disorders - 3 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 454 Pharmacy Practice Law – 3 credit hours
    • PHA 456 Ethics in Healthcare Professions – 3 credit hours

     

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

    Summer:  May – August

    • PHA 451 Advanced Critical Care - 2 credit hours
    • PHA 457 Clinical Toxicology - 1 credit hour

     

    Course Descriptions.

    Visiting Physical Therapy Student Courses

    Fall: August - December

    • PTD 530 Physical Therapy Pharmacotherapeutics – 2 credit hours

    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 2019, Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 is Set at $1,061

    The institutional discount is a special rate of $645 per semester hour, offered to individuals currently practicing as pharmacists, occupational therapists or physical therapists. This courtesy discount will be available 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.