Useful Pre-Pharmacy Resources
American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP)
The AACP provides a list of schools currently offering graduate degree programs for Pharmacy in the US. The site also offers students a list of requirements including testing, residency and general information regarding each program.
American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP)
ASHP represents pharmacists who serve as patient care providers in acute and ambulatory settings. The organization provides advocacy, education and networking for its members, which include pharmacists, student pharmacists and pharmacy technicians. ASHP also provides information on opportunities and awards, residencies, and continuing education offerings.
National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP)
The NABP is an impartial professional organization that supports the state boards of pharmacy in protecting public health. NABP aims to ensure the public’s health and safety through its pharmacist license transfer and pharmacist competence assessment programs, as well as through its accreditation programs. Click here for student resources.
Pharmacy College Application Service (PharmCAS)
PharmCAS is a centralized application service that is used by most colleges and schools of pharmacy. Applicants can apply to multiple colleges and schools with one application. This process is designed for first year pharmacy degree students only. Those students coming directly from high school, BS Pharmacy degrees and current students are asked to contact schools directly for application instructions.
US Dept of Labor – Bureau of Labor Statistics
The Bureau of Labor Statistics provides information on Pharmacist salary ranges, employment data and locations.