Pharmacist talking with customer
  • Program Type
    Concentration
  • School
    School of Arts & Sciences

Prepare for a career in pharmacy. Become an ethical, compassionate servant leader in the health care profession.

What You’ll Learn

Your coursework will have a strong focus on biology and the sciences, preparing you for acceptance to an accredited pharmacy school. The 10-course pre-pharmacy concentration can be taken with any Mary undergraduate program, though many of our students pursue a biology degree.

Prepare for pharmacy school.

In addition to your coursework, you can engage in independent research projects, seminars, practice interviews, and panel discussions that will help you get into — and succeed in — pharmacy school.

Be mentored by experienced faculty.

You’ll receive individual attention in small-class settings and work closely with faculty who are distinguished educators and recognized leaders in their areas.

Strengthen your skills of servant leadership.

Develop the Christian, Catholic, and Benedictine values of servant leadership that distinguish a Mary education and are much-needed in all health-related professions.

Course Requirements

Please visit our catalog for a list of all courses and credits.

Careers & Outcomes

Employment Trends

Pharmacists pursue careers in a variety of settings, including retail settings, hospitals, clinics, and other health care facilities. They can also work in the pharmaceutical industry as researchers and marketers.

Career Paths

  • Community pharmacist
  • Ambulatory care pharmacist
  • Compounding pharmacist Inpatient pharmacist
  • Clinical specialist
  • Long-term care pharmacist
  • Researcher
  • Pharmaceutical marketer
  • Educator

Take Your Next Step in the Pre-Pharmacy Concentration