The pre-pharmacy option at K-State will prepare students for pharmacy school.  Pharmacy schools require 65-70 hours of courses prior to professional school. Requirements for pharmacy schools vary, so consultation with the pre-pharmacy advisor is recommended.  Pharmacy school graduates can work in a number of different environments, including pharmacies, research laboratories, and hospitals.

Related career titles

Clinical pharmacist
Consultant pharmacist
Pharmacy technician

Resources available in ACIC*

Career Opportunities in Health Care
Careers in Health Care
Careers in Medicine
Everything Guide to Careers in Health Care, The
Exploring Health Care Careers
Opportunities in Health and Medical Careers
Opportunities in Pharmacy Careers
Pfizer Guide to Careers in Pharmacy
Pfizer Guide to Careers in Public Health
Top 100 Health Care Careers
Vault Guide to Pharmaceutical and Biotech Careers
VGM’s Handbook of Health Care Careers

*Books are available for a 2-day checkout period.

Related pre-pharmacy links

K-State Pre-Pharmacy Website

American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy

Pharmacy College Admissions Test

American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy - Application Service

National Community Pharmacists Association

American Pharmacists Association

National Association of Chain Drug Stores

American Chemical Society

American Association for Clinical Chemistry

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education