Residency & Fellowship

M.S./Residency Admissions Process


Requirements for acceptance include a pharmacy degree and eligibility for Texas State licensure by the first of September for the residency portion. An on-site interview will be required.

Requirements for the M.S. program include a bachelor's or a professional degree.

Application must be completed by January 5, 2015, for the Concurrent M.S. and Residency program. Applicants will be contacted by January 31, 2015, to set up an on-site interview with residency sites. Interviews will be conducted during February/March.

Application Process

Please print and review M.S./Residency Program Checklist (.pdf) before beginning application process. (Checklist requires Adobe Reader.)

Step 1: Complete PhORCAS application at


Step 2: Texas Common Application for M.S. Program Portion - Click Here


  • Fill in all Fields (Note: Institution Name is "University of Houston - Main Campus")
  • Click Submit Button

Step 3: All materials, with the exception of GRE scores, must be received no later than January 5, 2015.

Application Requirements:

  • Completed PhORCAS application (from Step 1, all documents with the exception of transcripts may be submitted through PhORCAS)
  • Completed Texas Common Application (from Step 2)
  • Official Transcripts (Hard copies required)
  • Letter of Intent (Must include complete mailing address, telephone number and e-mail address)
  • Resume or CV
  • Three (3) Letters of Recommendation
  • Two passport-size photographs
  • Certified GRE or GMAT scores, if available (must be received no later than February 1, 2015.)

(NOTE: Candidates MUST submit a Certified GRE or GMAT scores to the UH College of Pharmacy M.S. Program Office for receipt by February 1, 2015, applicants must request that the Exam Administrator submit Original GRE or GMAT scores directly to the University of Houston - CODE 6870.  The score must be submitted from the testing service to be considered official.)

  • Non-refundable application fee of $25 (international applicants application fee is $150)

The transcripts should be sent by January 5, 2015, to:

Christen Gould
Graduate Academic Advisor
University of Houston College of Pharmacy
Texas Medical Center, 1441 Moursund St.
Houston, Texas 77030

Step 4: GRE/GMAT Exam

If the applicant has not yet taken the GRE or GMAT, he or she is encouraged to take it as early as possible. The deadline for receipt of GRE or GMAT scores (official electronic score to School code 6870) is February 1, 2015.

If the GRE or GMAT already has been taken, an Official copy of the scores sent directly to the University of Houston (CODE 6870) by the Exam Administrator.

Participate in the ASHP Matching Process: 

Program Contacts

For more information about UH College of Pharmacy's M.S. in Pharmacy Administration, please contact:

Christen Gould

For information on the residency programs at specific institutions, please contact:

Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center
Brian Fase, Pharm.D., M.S.
713-791-1414, ext. 6857

Harris Health System *
Stefani Gautreaux, Pharm.D., M.S.

Memorial Hermann Health System
Joyce Tipton, R.Ph., MBA, FASHP

Houston Methodist Hospital
Alex C. Varkey, Pharm.D., M.S.

St. Luke's Health System
Divya Varkey, Pharm.D., M.S.

Texas Children's Hospital
Stephen J. Davis, Pharm.D., M.S.


*Harris Health System will NOT be recruiting a resident for the 2014-2016 class.