The primary requirements for becoming a pharmacist are a pharmacy degree from a well known university. The pharmacy school
plays a very important part for making a good pharmacist. In most of the countries the course will be between 4 and 5 years. This will give you a bachelor's degree in pharmacy. The students should also complete the doctorate in pharmacy in order to establish themselves in the field of pharmacy. This can be done through the pharmacy schools that help in moulding future pharmacists. Mostly the students who are applying for admissions in colleges
will already have undergraduate degrees. Most of the schools will admit the students after completing two years meeting the pharmacy prerequisites. In order to practice as a pharmacist registration in the specific country is very important. This is very important for the pharmacy graduates who may have got some experience in the field of pharmacy and it should be supervised by a pharmacist who has proper registration. A regulatory body will govern the entire pharmacy department and it will conduct the examinations for all the prospective students before their registration. The jurisdiction of the administration will be in a specific area. The examinations will be monitored by the national exam board. The pharmacists will be registered by the pharmacy boards and different states will have different requirements.
The main mission of the pharmacy schools is to offer great opportunities for the graduate, professional and the post graduate students. It helps in offering professional help to the aspiring pharmacy students. The schools will provide great curricular programs and encourage students in the pharmaceutical area for the improvement of the overall health of people. The pharmacy schools will maintain a leading role for the development of advanced technologies in the field of medicines. One of the main areas is the drug therapy which has been kept for research and takes care of the administrative science and clinical science. Pharmacy schools will basically have four departments which includes; medicinal chemistry, pharmacology and toxicology, pharmacy practice, and pharmaceutical chemistry. The schools will enroll around 420 students for the doctorate in pharmacy and around 150 students for practicing the pharmacists with bachelor's degree. The students will be enrolled into various web based programs that will help in offering a pharmacy degree. Pharm.D. program is a very popular public program that is offered by the pharmacy schools. They will have vigorous research programs and other training programs which will be conducted by trained and experienced faculties. Graduate programs will have an enrollment of 120 seats for students who are seeking degrees in pharmaceutical chemistry, toxicology, medicinal chemistry, pharmacology etc. The pharmacy practices will have master's degree with enrollment of 6 seats. The pharmacy schools will generally have a web site that will have all the information about the various courses, faculties and campus. It will also help you to register your admission making the whole process easy and simple. It will have other information about the school that might be useful for the students. These schools will offer education programs which are based on teamwork, holistic approach, and collaboration. One primary fundamental of curriculum for every school will be healthcare which can be personalized according to the requirements. The entry level of practicing degree is doctorate in pharmacy which will train the students to become professional pharmacy practitioners. The curriculum will be designed for producing competitive general practitioners. The various academic programs include pharmD, MPH, PhD, fellowships along with residencies which are post doctoral programs.
The pharmacy schools will start the curriculum with patho physiology, pharmacognosy, physiology, medicinal chemistry, pharmacology along with toxicology. After students get proficient in these subjects pharmaceutical science, therapeutic applications will start. The students will be taught to understand the risk factors of the disease, recognize the interactions between the diseases, and interpret the clinical data. The schools will teach about core science and will have a system based method. They will teach the materials of physiology about body systems. It helps in augmenting pharmaceutical science, lessons in ethics, pharmacy law, public health, management, and advocacy will be included into the professional program. The students will get a practical experience which will be done under the supervision of the preceptor who will guide the class. The last year of the program will be a practical experience and completing it will help in clearing the requirements of the pharmacy board for getting an internship. Completing the professional curriculum will help the students to complete their graduation and will be given the degree of Pharm.D. The pharmacists should get licensed from the pharmacy board in order to work in the area of interest. The license should be active and on expiry it should be renewed. Schools will even offer a residency in post graduation which is optional. It is mainly for a specialized residency that will enhance your qualifications.