Time to degree: About six years (including two years of prerequisites and four years of pharmacy school; some programs require a bachelor’s degree, but others do not)
Clinical requirements: Internships/clinical rotations in various settings, such as hospitals and pharmacies (number of hours varies by state)
Certification requirements: Successful completion of two exams to get a license
Median Indiana salary: $118,200
Projected job growth: 3% by 2024
Minimum GPA: 3.0 (suggested by Purdue University)
Tuition: On average, $25,000 per year, plus fees and living expenses (includes private and public universities)
Application deadline: December 1 for fall admission; complete PharmCAS application
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|Human Anatomy with lab||BIOL-N 261|
|Human Physiology with lab||BIOL-N 217|
|General Chemistry I and II with lab||CHEM-C 105 & 125, CHEM-C 106 & 126||Prerequisite: CHEM-C 101 or placement in CHEM-C 105|
|Organic Chemistry I and II with lab||CHEM-C 341 & 343, CHEM-C 342 & 344||Prerequisite: CHEM-C 106 or CHM 11600 or CHM 11700|
|Biological Chemistry*||BIOL-K 384||Prerequisite: BIOL-K 322 or BIOL-K 324 or equivalent and CHEM-C 341 or equivalent|
|Biology I and II with lab||BIOL-K 101 & BIOL-K 103|
|Microbiology with lab||BIOL-K 356 & BIOL-K 357||Prerequisites: BIOL-K 103 or BIOL-K 104 and CHEM-C 341|
|Introductory Immunology**||BIOL-K 338||Prerequisites: BIOL-K 322 and BIOL-K 324 and CHEM-C 106|
|Economics||ECON-E 201 or ECON-E 202|
|Calculus I and II***||MATH 23100 or 16500, MATH 23200 or 16600||Prerequisites: MATH 15900 or 15300 and 15400 each within last 3 terms with >= C|
|Speech Communication||COMM-R 110|
|Introductory Psychology or Sociology||PSY-B 110 or SOC-R 100|
|Physics with lab||PHYS-P 201||Prerequisite: MATH 15400 or MATH 15900 or MATH 16500 or MATH-S 165 or MATH 22100 or MATH 23100 (each course with a C– or higher taken within last three years) or ALEKS placement score greater or equal to 61.00|
|Communications ||COMM-R 110|
*CHEM-C 484 or CHEM-C 384 (Biomolecules and Catab.) or CHEM 53300 (Intro Biochem) may be substituted for BIOL-K 483 or BIOL-K 383.
**BIOL 56100 (Immunology) may be substituted for BIOL-K 388 by permission.
***MATH 22100/22200 (Calc. Tech. I & II) or 16500/16600 (Analy Geom Calc I & II) may be substituted for 23100/23200.
****PSY-B 305 (Statistics), ECON-E 270 (Intro Stat Theory), SPEA-K 300 (Stat Techniques), or STAT-N 501 (Stat Meth Hlth Sci) may be substituted for STAT 30100.
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