College of Pharmacy
Doctor of Pharmacy
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Characteristics of Pharmacy Applicants
Pharmacists have an obligation to stay current with medications and current treatment strategies.
Every work day is a new opportunity to help people live healthier lives and provide recommendations based on the needs of each individual patient.
Pharmacists earn the trust of those they serve and must maintain their composure, no matter the challenge. At times, work can be fast-paced, but it is always rewarding.
- Detail oriented
- Science interest
- Problem Solver
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Characteristics of a Jefferson Class
~30% completed pre-pharmacy work at Jefferson or a partner institution
~60% will have a BA or BS degree*
~30% will have some pharmacy experience
~80% are from the region
*After 1 year in the program