Pharmacy Program at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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Pharmacy Program

The pharmacy degree program at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill helps to prepare students for an exciting future in the healthcare field, by instructing students in the basic practice of pharmacy managing procedures and the counseling of healthcare patients through courses such as pharmacy administration, pharmacy practice, and application regulations. Students also study pharmacology, pharmaceutical chemistry, pharmacognosy, and physiology, which help them learn to prepare and dispense drugs and medications for patients of healthcare professionals and prescribing physicians. Get more details below including other North Carolina colleges that offer pharmacy program.

The Pharmacy program at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education for more than 78 years.

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Students Enrolled in the Pharmacy Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill offers a doctorate degree program in pharmacy.

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male50
Female107

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
American Indian2
Asian21
Black10
Hispanic7
White105
Multiple Races4
Non Resident Alien1
Unknown7

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Pharmacy program at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary

Description

Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine.

Pharmacists

Description

Dispense drugs prescribed by physicians and other health practitioners and provide information to patients about medications and their use. May advise physicians and other health practitioners on the selection, dosage, interactions, and side effects of medications.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, pharmacists employment is expected to grow at a rate of 3.1% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Durham-Chapel Hill, NC
    • Total Employment: 920
    • Average Hourly Rate: $58.03
    • Average Annual Salary: $120710

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Pharmacy Programs in North Carolina

Pharmacy programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Campbell University Inc

Buies Creek, NC
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 110 students completed this program

Programs

  • Pharmacy (D)
  • Pharmaceutics and Drug Design (D)
  • Clinical and Industrial Drug Development (D)
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences (D)

Wingate University

Wingate, NC
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 87 students completed this program

Programs

  • Pharmacy (D)

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
30.54%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
66%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
14:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
24

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$15,433