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Pharmacy

Career Overview:

  • Pharmacists review patient history and disease manifestations to guide the selection of cost-effective therapy.
  • Pharmacists work closely with interprofessional teams, including physicians, nurses, and other members of the health care team, to review/modify patient-care plans to improve patient outcomes as required.
  • Emphasize disease prevention by providing immunizations, smoking cessation programs, and education on prominent chronic disease states.
  • Focuses on expanding the science of drug knowledge by creating and testing new drug molecules or using technology to develop new dosages.

Full Pharmacy School information

Pharmacy School Requirements:

  • Applicants must complete a minimum of 64 semester hours of coursework at a regionally accredited college or university.
  • Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher and a minimum science and math GPA of 2.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
  • Must submit official scores from the Pharmacy College Admission Test (PCAT). PCAT scores must be no more than three years old at the of applicant’s interview. Register at pcatweb.info or call 800-622-3231
  • Three letters of reference from the pre-professional committee, or if such a committee does not exist, letters of reference from science professionals or liberal arts professor are necessary. A letter of reference from a pharmacist may substitute for one letter from a professor either subject.

Pharmacy School Programs:

  • Master of Science in Pharmaceuticals Affairs (M.S)
  • Master of Science in Pharmaceuticals Sciences (M.S)
    • Concentration in Drug Development (Pharmaceuticals)
    • Concentration in Molecular Medicine and Pharmacogenomics
    • Concentration in Social and Administrative Pharmacy
  • Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm D.)
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmaceutical Science
    • Concentration in Drug Development (Pharmaceuticals)
    • Concentration in Molecular Medicine and Pharmacogenomics
    • Concentration in Social and Administrative Pharmacy
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