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Students preparing for a career in Pharmaceuticals are considered to be on a Pre-Pharmacy path. In order to qualify for Pharmacy School, students must take necessary prerequisites for each school.
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.
What do Pharmacists do?
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.
What is the job outlook?
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)
What are the degree requirements?
View degree requirements with an emphasis in Pre-Pharmacy
What are PharmD programs in Texas?
*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.