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Pharmacy Program at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC)

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  • FAFSA School Code: 002974
  • Phone: (919) 962-2211

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  • Phone: (919) 966-3621

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  • Phone: (919) 962-8396

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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 75 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 (2010-2011)

 Graduates
Male43
Female99

Students by Race (2010-2011)

 Graduates
Asian12
Black6
Hispanic3
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders4
White112
Unknown5

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 & Projects ():

    According to the BLS, pharmacists employment is expected to grow at a rate of 25.4% from 2010 to 2020

  • Salary & Wages
    • Durham-Chapel Hill, NC
      • Total Employment: 740
      • Average Hourly Rate: $51.24
      • Average Annual Salary: $106,570

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 = Doctor Degree (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

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Campbell University Inc

Buies Creek, NC
Type: 4-Year Private College

110 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Pharmacy (D)
  • Pharmaceutics and Drug Design (D)
  • Clinical and Industrial Drug Development (D)
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Wingate University

Wingate, NC
Type: 4-Year Private College

70 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Pharmacy (D)