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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.
Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Open House, November 15, 2014
American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) Student Section
American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) Student Resources
American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education
American Pharmacists Association (APhA)
American Pharmacists Association Foundation Student Scholarship Program
American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP)
Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Careers in Pharmacy Guidebook
Become a Pharmacist
Campbell University School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Healthcare Professionals Readiness and Enrichment Program (H-PREP)
Careers in Pharmacy Article
International Pharmaceutical Federation
Is Pharmacy for You?
Jefferson School of Pharmacy of Thomas Jefferson University Fall Open House, November 1, 2014
Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (MCPHS) Open House Information
MCPHS Doctor of Pharmacy Program for Qualified Clark Students
U. of Michigan College of Pharmacy Recruitment Events
National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP)
National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) Student Resources
Ohio State College of Pharmacy Virtual Chat Sessions, June 4 - November 28, 2014
Pharmacist Career Guide
Pharmacist Career Overview
Pharmacist Career Profile
Pharmacist Career Profile Two
Pharmacist Interview
Pharmacist Occupational Outlook
Pharmacist Salaries
Pharmacy Career Information
Pharmacy Journals
Pharmacy Overview
Pharmacy School Admission Requirements (PSAR)
PharmCatalyst Pharmacy Students and Prospective Pharmacy Students Website
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Georgia Campus, Open House, November 14, 2014 (info on PharmD program)
Resource Guide for Careers in Pharmacy
RxSchool - Pharmacy Continuing Education
U. of South Florida College of Pharmacy Admissions Virtual Chat Sessions, October 1-31, 2014
U.S. Public Health Service Pharmacist Professional Advisory Committee
Wayne State U. Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Information Meetings on Pharmacy Program (first Tuesday of every month)
Western University of Health Sciences Preview Day, November 22, 2014




3-4 years


AACP (American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy)
AACP Pharmacy School Locator
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 Colleges and Schools of Pharmacy
List of Nonparticipating Colleges and Schools of Pharmacy


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 (Graduate Record Exam)
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.