Career Questions tagged Pharmacy

What is the best option in pursuing a career in pharmacy? Should I complete the coursework in 2 years and then apply to pharmacy school, or should I get a bachelor's degree first?

I'm asking this question because I want to know what is the best route for pursuing a career in pharmacy. #pharmacy...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:20 PM

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Posted by Devrick W.’s Avatar Devrick W.
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Abdul Vaajid Rehmani | Pharmacist In Charge at Benzer Pharmacy Hello, Devrick Personally I did 2 years of coursework, got associate ...

How can I lower the cost of Pharmacy school?

I saw that Pharmacy school can be very expensive. How can I help pay some of the cost so I don't end up with an enormous amount of debt....

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:20 PM

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Posted by Devrick W.’s Avatar Devrick W.
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Abdul Vaajid Rehmani | Pharmacist In Charge at Benzer Pharmacy Hello, Devrick There are several ways to lower the cost of ...

Are there promising jobs after completing M.pharm? And is there more future in research or pharmaceutical company ?

I am doing my F.Y.B.Pharm now. I wanted to know the job opportunities is this field of pharmy. #pharmacy #pharmacists #pharmacist...

#clinical-pharmacy

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Active Oct 25 '17 at 10:18 PM

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Posted by Yogeshwari S.’s Avatar Yogeshwari S.
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Wendy Pierce | Pharmacy Clinical Manager at McLaren Flint My jobs are available in the field of pharmacy including hospital, ...

Does Pharmacy pay well?

Do you make good money out of graduating from Pharmacy school? #university...

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Gabriel Fig’s Avatar Sheila Arrington, RPh, PMP’s Avatar Janna Afanasjeva, PharmD, BCPS’s Avatar
Active Sep 22 '17 at 10:52 PM

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Posted by Amira Z.’s Avatar Amira Z.
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Gabriel Fig | Experienced Higher Educational Professional & Certified Appreciative Advisor Hi Amira, Thanks for the question. According to the Bureau of ...

Is Pharmacy a competitive job market? How competitive?

I plan on pursuing a career in Pharmacy and just want to know if the pharmaceutical field is competitive and to what degree. It is not that I think it may be too rigorous for me; I know I am capable. If anything, more rigor will only make me more humble and determined to succeed. My questions...

#pharmacy-technicians #pharmacists #clinical-pharmacy #pharmacy

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Active Feb 25 at 02:49 AM

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Posted by Tia M.’s Avatar Tia M.
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Abdul Vaajid Rehmani | Pharmacist In Charge at Benzer Pharmacy Hello, Tia Indeed pharmacy is a very competitive but it depends ...

How many additional years of schooling does one have to undergo to become a Pharmacist?

I am considering becoming a Pharmacist and would like to know how many years are required of me to attend school following my obtainment of a Bachelor's degree. #biology #pharmacy #pharmacists #clinical-pharmacy #retail-pharmacy...

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Active Feb 26 at 03:15 AM

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Posted by Tia M.’s Avatar Tia M.
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Heba Bakhach | 6 Years as Pharmacist • Drug Therapy Consultation ... Hi Tia,You need to complete a Pharm D degree which is ...

How many years/ how much education does it take to become a pharmacist?

how many years will it take for me to become a pharmacist and how much does an education like that cost?...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:19 PM

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Posted by sierra S.’s Avatar sierra S.
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Mike Dodia | Pharmacist of Technological Proportions, PharmD, RPh Hi Sierra- Glad to hear about your interest in becoming a ...

I want to be a pharmacologist. Would I need to be a pharmacist first?

Pharmacology and pharmacy obviously go hand-in-hand, but to become a pharmacologist, do I need a regular pharmaceutical degree before I can be accepted into the Pharm D. programs? #pharmacy...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:17 PM

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Posted by Emon L.’s Avatar Emon L.
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Abdul Vaajid Rehmani | Pharmacist In Charge at Benzer Pharmacy Hello, To become a pharmacologist or chemist are similar in that ...

How should I get my first internship if I want to become a pharmacist in the USA? I have the Bachelor degree in pharmacy in Spain.

My goal after I finish the internship is to become an employee because I would like to work in a hospital as a pharmacist....

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Active Feb 27 at 01:07 PM

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Posted by Sandra N.’s Avatar Sandra N.
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Dianna Slater | Clinical Pharmacist If you are a pharmacist in your home country, you'll have ...

What is the best way to become a pharmacy technician? (courses and programs to take, etc.)

I want to know if there are ant specific programs or courses to take if your trying to become a pharmacy technician. how many years of education do you need. #pharmacy #pharmacist #technician...

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Active Feb 27 at 01:06 PM

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Posted by Mia G.’s Avatar Mia G.
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John Marruffo | Professor at University of Phoenix/DCCCD/Brand and Non Profit Years, none. You can go through a tech program in under ...

What is the education level and training needed to become a Pharmacist?

I would like to know the order of process that is needed to become a Pharmacist. #pharmacy...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:09 PM

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Posted by Jung L.’s Avatar Jung L.
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Steve Lewis | Assistant Vice President, Information Security You have to get your Pharm.D.(Doctor of Pharmacy) Then you can ...

What personality suits a pharmacist?

Hi, I was considering pharmacology as a career option, and I was wondering what sort of people would be best suited to that job. What personality traits must you have? What sort of people would enjoy a career as a pharmacist? What sort of people would enjoy studying pharmacology in college? Are...

#career #pharmacy #college #pharmacists #pharmacist #personality

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Debra Sham’s Avatar Daniela Silva’s Avatar Walter A Dawson’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:09 PM

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Posted by Anna K.’s Avatar Anna K.
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Debra Sham | Order Management Pharmacist, Optum Rx Hi Anna: First of all pharmacology is a bit different from ...

Is the cost of schooling worth it for becoming a pharmacist?

I'm considering becoming a pharmacist, and I would like to know about the full cost of college compared to the income, and if it's realistic that a pharmacist can pay off all of their debt. How much does undergrad/pharmacy school generally cost, assuming no scholarships? Can the average...

#pharmacists #pharmacy #college #financial-aid #financial-planning

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:09 PM

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Posted by Anna K.’s Avatar Anna K.
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Susan Mayer | Clinical Pharmacist at ConnectiCare In CT, the approximate cost for 6 years, and the University ...

How do I know which career is suitable for me?

I am interested in pursuing a career in the medical field. Currently, my top three options are becoming a nurse, pharmacist and pediatrician. My heart is most set on becoming a pediatrician because I would love to help improve children's health but I don't know if I would want to go through so...

#pediatrics #nursing #pharmacy #pediatrician #medicine #pharmacists

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Karen Wise Jenkins, M.B.A.’s Avatar Dianne Shayne King’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:07 PM

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Posted by Stephanie A.’s Avatar Stephanie A.
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Karen Wise Jenkins, M.B.A. | The SEER Group LLC You're at a great stage to explore and research career options! ...

What are some good colleges in Massachusetts to attend for becoming a Pharmacist?

I am a Junior in high school and I have wanted to be a Pharmacist for a while now, and I am wondering if there are any good colleges for majoring in Pharmacy in Massachusetts because I would like to stay close to home. Any feedback would be great! #medicine #pharmacy #pharmacists...

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Ariel Folkerts’s Avatar Kate (Vergo) Minichiello, Pharm.D.’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:05 PM

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Posted by Lauren H.’s Avatar Lauren H.
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Ariel Folkerts | Regional Admissions Coordinator at City Year Lauren, Luckily, Massachusetts has some of the best colleges in the ...

What are major obstacles pharmacists face?

I am a Jr. in Highschool and Im looking into becoming a pharmacist. #medical #pharmacy...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:03 PM

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Posted by Jennifer A.’s Avatar Jennifer A.
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Holly Zzxxyzz | Professional Business Support/ IT, Networking I apologize," I said. "There is no excuse for making you ...

How easy is it to find a job as a pharmacist after college?

I am looking at different career options and wondered about finding a job as a pharmacist? #career #pharmacy...

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Active Oct 25 '17 at 10:25 PM

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Posted by Roanne E.’s Avatar Roanne E.
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Holly Zzxxyzz | Professional Business Support/ IT, Networking From what I understand pharmacy is not a high in demand ...

What is the best software to learn if I want to find a job in the pharmaceutical industry?

I am trying to find an entry level job and want to upgrade my skills at home learning software but I am not sure which one to spend time on learning. In other words, what is the software skill that pharmaceutical companies require the most often but have the shortest supply of? #software...

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Gina Kim’s Avatar Gina Kim’s Avatar Theresa Cargioli Espy’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:01 PM

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Posted by Flora C.’s Avatar Flora C.
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Gina Kim | Product Manager at Castlight Health Unless you are looking to go into software development, most companies ...

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