Concordia University Wisconsin participates in the online application service PhORCAS, which allows applicants to submit one application and use it for multiple residency programs. You’ll have the option to customize each application to the program(s) of your choice.

  • Concordia University Wisconsin Pharmacy Residency application deadline: January 2, 2024
  • Start date: July 1, 2024
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PhORCAS Program Codes:
  • 230721: PGY1 – (24-Month) Pharmacy Residency – CUW

Application Materials

  • Cover Letter: Provide a cover letter that outlines your interest in the Concordia University Wisconsin residency program and highlights attributes that support your candidacy for our program.
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Three letters of reference (minimum): Reference writers are encouraged to submit a letter in addition to completing the standard form available through PhORCAS. Reference writers should submit program-specific letters in the text box provided in the reference portal standard form, either by copying/pasting or typing a new letter. PhORCAS no longer supports uploaded letters. Please don’t have reference letters mailed to our program, as they won’t be considered.
  • Transcript(s): Applicants should mail one copy of the most up-to-date pharmacy school transcript(s) to PhORCAS at: PhORCAS Transcripts Department, P.O. Box 9124, Watertown, MA 02471.
  • Eligibility: Doctor of Pharmacy degree (PharmD), eligible for immediate licensure by the Department of Professional Service.
  • Additional Requirements: A Program Specific Application is required of anyone applying for the 24-month option. Applicants must also apply for the position via the CUW employment website. Click here to apply for this position.

Non-U.S. Citizens

We’re currently accepting applications from non-U.S. citizens, but we’re unable to sponsor visas for residents. In order to apply, a candidate must be able to secure an appropriate visa for employment by Concordia University Wisconsin, as well as ensure they’ll be qualified to take the licensure examinations by June 2024.

Selection Criteria

Residents are selected based on their commitment to patient care, as well as their dedication to advancing the profession of pharmacy. Strong verbal and written communication skills are essential. Demonstrated involvement in a variety of professional activities and potential to express leadership in the profession are highly desirable.


After applicants submit their applications, they will be reviewed by the preceptor team. Candidates will then be notified if they are invited for an interview.

Resident candidates will be expected to give a 30-minute presentation on a topic of their choice during the interview.


Please see our Residency FAQs tab Thank you!