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Within the Department of Interdisciplinary Health Sciences, choose to pursue a Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences degree with a concentration in Pre-pharmacy. This concentration prepares you to meet the academic prerequisites necessary to be considered for admission to Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) programs.

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In the Pre-pharmacy program, you will complete courses in basic health sciences; specific pharmacy-related courses in areas such as medical terminology, chemistry, and physics; and either Pharm.D. coursework (if admitted to a Pharm.D. program) or elective credits. Detailed requirements can be found in the Undergraduate Catalog (see Curricular Requirements).

Pharmacists work in a wide variety of public and private settings, such as community pharmacies, hospitals, long-term care facilities, pharmaceutical companies, managed care organizations, and government agencies.

Job Outlook
Over the next decade, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) expects health care jobs to grow 13%, adding 2 million new jobs.

Average Salary
The BLS reports that the median annual wage for pharmacists was $128,570 in May 2021.

Dr. Edward Rohn
Assistant Professor and Coordinator
Interdisciplinary Health Sciences
3099 Human Health Building

[email protected]

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