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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) Student Section
American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) Student Resources
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy
American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education
American Journal of Pharmacy and Health Research
American Pharmacists Association (APhA)
American Pharmacists Association Foundation Student Scholarship Program
American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP)
Become a Pharmacist
Campbell University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Healthcare Professionals Readiness and Enrichment Program (H-PREP)
Campbell University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Prospective Student Chat Sessions, September 29 - December 1, 2015
Careers in Pharmacy Article
International Pharmaceutical Federation
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) University Events Calendar
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
Notre Dame of Maryland University School of Pharmacy Admissions Virtual Office Hours
Pharmacist Career Guide
Pharmacist Career Overview
Pharmacist Career Profile
Pharmacist Career Profile Two
Pharmacist Interview
Pharmacist Job Profile
Pharmacist Occupational Outlook
Pharmacist Salaries
Pharmacy Career Information
Pharmacy Journals Online
Pharmacy Overview
Pharmacy Related Journals
Pharmacy School Admission Requirements (PSAR)
PharmCatalyst Pharmacy Students and Prospective Pharmacy Students Website
Resource Guide for Careers in Pharmacy
RxSchool - Pharmacy Continuing Education
United States Public Health Service Pharmacist Professional Advisory Committee
University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF)
University of Michigan College of Pharmacy Recruitment Events
University of South Florida College of Pharmacy Prospective Students Chat Sessions, July 31 - December 31, 2015
University of Washington School of Pharmacy Admissions Virtual Chat Sessions, August 11 - December 31, 2015
Washington State University College of Pharmacy Prospective Students Chat Sessions, September 24 - December 31, 2015
Wayne State U. Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Information Meetings on Pharmacy Program (first Tuesday of every month)




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 (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.