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Pharmacists educate patients about prescription and over-the-counter medications, advise other health care professionals on drug decisions for patients, provide expertise about the composition of drugs, including chemical, biological and physical properties as well as use, ensure drug purity and strength, ensure drugs do not interact in a harmful way.

American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS); AAPS Annual Meeting, November 3-6, 2019
American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP)
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy
American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education
American Pharmacists Association (APhA); APhA Annual Meeting, March 22-25, 2019; Career Center
American Pharmacists Association Foundation Student Scholarship Program
American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP)
Campbell University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Ransdell Family Health Professions Readiness and Enrichment Program (HPREP)
Careers in Pharmacy Article
Coast Guard Pharmacy Officer Career Information
International Pharmaceutical Federation
International Pharmaceutical Students' Federation (IPSF)
Is Pharmacy for You?
Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics
Journal of Pharmacy and BioAllied Sciences
Journal of the American Pharmacists Association
Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (MCPHS) Admission Events
MCPHS Doctor of Pharmacy Program for Qualified Clark Students
National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP); Student Section
National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) Student Resources; NCPA Foundation Scholarships
Navy Pharmacy Careers
Pharmaceutical Internship Search
Pharmacist Career Guide
Pharmacist Career Overview
Pharmacist Career Profile
Pharmacist Career Profile Two
Pharmacist Careers
Pharmacist Job Profile
Pharmacist Occupational Outlook
Pharmacist Salaries
Pharmacology to Pharmacy Stony Brook University Online Course
Pharmacy Career Information
Pharmacy Journals Online
Pharmacy Overview
Pharmacy Related Journals
Pharmacy School Admission Requirements (PSAR)
Pharmacy School Interview
Pharmacy School Interview Advice
Pharmacy School Interview Questions
Pharm.D. Program, Regis University Information Sessions (click on "Health Care," scroll down to "Doctor of Pharmacy Virtual Information Sessions")
Student National Pharmaceutical Association (SNPhA); Scholarships (scroll down to "Scholarship/Award Forms"); Regions I & II Conference, February 22-24, 2019
United States Public Health Service Commissioned Corps Pharmacy Officer Career Information
University of Charleston School of Pharmacy Experience Pharmacy (ExRx) Program
University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy Pre-Pharmacy Information Sessions
University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy Summer Pharmacy Institute
University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF)
University of Michigan College of Pharmacy Recruitment Events
Wayne State U. Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Information Meetings on Pharmacy Program (first Tuesday of each month)
World Congress of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, September 22-26, 2019




3-4 years


AACP (American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy)
AACP Pharmacy School Locator
Pharmacy Program Ranking
PharmD Graduate School Programs
World List of Pharmacy Schools


PharmCAS (Pharmacy College Application Service)
PharmCAS Fee Waiver (scroll down and click on "PharmCAS Fee Waiver Form")
PharmCAS and "The Truth About Dishonesty" Article
List of Participating and Non-Participating PharmCAS Institutions


Varies by school, but usually required are General Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, General Biology, Microbiology, Physics, Human Anatomy, Calculus, English, Social Sciences, Biochemistry.


PCAT (Pharmacy College Admission Test) or GRE
PCAT Online Course


Integrity and adherence to rigid ethical standards; commitment to building community, to patient care, and to life-long learning to maintain competency; willingness to accept responsibility and accountability.


Three letters of recommendation as requested by schools.