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Pre-Pharmacy (AS)

Pre-Pharmacy (AS)

Associate of Science Transfer

About This Degree

Program Number

4079

Estimated Program Length

2 Years

Location(s)

Vincennes Campus

University Catalog

Pharmacy school will prepare you to work in retail pharmacy, pharmaceuticals, hospitals, nursing homes, or other pharmaceutical venues.  Pharmacists are involved in selecting drugs for therapy and identifying the methods by which the drugs will be delivered to the patient.  There are jobs in retail pharmacies and hospitals in all parts of the nation.  Starting salaries are among the very best for college graduates.  Job satisfaction, job availability, and an excellent salary all make pharmacy an excellent career choice for students.

What’s unique about this degree:  Students satisfactorily completing our pre-pharmacy program have had a 100% acceptance rate into pharmacy schools over the past seven years.  These students are competitive applicants to pharmacy schools nationwide including Purdue University, Butler University, University of Kentucky, Creighton University, Manchester University, and Sullivan University.

Good to know: Most Pre-Doctor of Pharmacy programs require a minimum cumulative total of 60 credit hours.  Examples of the coursework required for Purdue can be found here. Examples of the coursework required for Manchester is shown here.

Email sem@vinu.edu or call 812.888.5131 for questions.