Which types of pharmacy jobs require graduate school degree?
A pharmacy technician job only requires an undergrad degree. What is the point of pharmacy school then? If i go to pharmacy school ( grad school), what other jobs are open to me in the pharmacy field? I don't want to be pharmacy technician, which is much like a clerk. Also, would going to grad school allow me to find a pharmacy job that has a significantly higher salary than that of a pharmacy technician?
Asked By: George - 1/26/2011
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Pharmacy school produces people with a pharmacy degree. Then they get a license and become a licensed pharmacist. Pharmacists make a lot more than pharm techs. The thing with pharm techs is that they do almost everything in a pharmacy, such as filling prescriptions, billing, sorting, etc.. but its all under the... More
Answered By: Amy - 1/29/2011
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I will answer for the US. The requirements for becoming a pharmacy technician is up to each state. I have this all summarized by state at http://www.pharmacytechnicianhq.com/. In some cases, this does mean 2 semesters of college or a technical school, but pharmacy school takes a lot longer (closer to 6-8 years). The... More
Answered By: Rob - 1/26/2011
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