Why Pharmacy?

Pharmacy is a highly trusted profession and a vital part of the health care system. A pharmacy professional can have a direct impact on people’s lives and health. A career in pharmacy offers you diverse opportunities and excellent earning potential.

If you’re considering pharmacy as a career, congratulations! You’ve reached this point by realizing that you want a people-oriented profession that provides a reward in knowing that you have helped someone who is in need. The focus in pharmacy today is on the patient, determining their needs and what should be provided to best meet those needs.

Graduates from accredited schools of pharmacy are able to prepare and dispense medication, consult with other healthcare professionals, provide medication therapy management and education, participate in clinical research and talk with patients about medications.

The ultimate goal of a pharmacy professional is to improve an individual’s quality of life. The study of pharmacy prepares you for such a lifelong commitment.