In order to practice in this field, individuals must obtain a Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm D) degree. This may require additional education and clinical experience, for more information contact HealthProfessions@LCU.edu.
Pharmacists dispense prescription medications to patients and provide education about the proper use of medications. Click here for a full description of what Pharmacists do.
Employment growth for pharmacists is projected at 6 percent from 2016 to 2026, which is the average for all occupations. Demand for pharmacists is estimated to grow in hospitals and clinics, as these settings need more pharmacists to oversee medications dispensed to patients. Baby boomers are driving demand in this profession.
(Retrieved from www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/pharmacists.htm)
Texas Pharmacy Programs
*Programs are public and fully accredited unless otherwise indicated
Developing programs or in accreditation process
Click here for a list of accredited PharmD programs in the United States on the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy website.
For the pre-pharmacy degree plan, you will need to enroll in Bachelor of Arts in Biology curriculum. Visit the University Catalog here to view the pre-pharmacy degree plan and other LCU degree plans.