Career Overview


What They Do:

Pharmacists distribute prescription drugs to individuals. They also provide advice to patients and other health professionals on how to use or take medication, the correct dose of a drug, and potential side effects. May advise physicians and other health practitioners on the selection, dosage, interactions, and side effects of medications.

Where They Work:

  • Pharmacies
  • Clinics
  • Hospitals

Minimum Education Requirements:

  • Baccalaureate degree in health science related major: 4 years
  • Pharmacy school: 4 years

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