Pharmacists are the medication experts
The pharmacist is a key health care professional in helping people achieve the best results from their medications
Help people get the best results from their medications
The pharmacist is an accessible liaison whom patients can talk to face-to-face, without an appointment. He or she is someone who can answer health-related questions — what foods, drinks, activities, or other drugs could have an effect on medication or what to do about a missed dose.
Essentially, pharmacy jobs help people with almost anything related to the use of medicines, which means they help people to stay as healthy as possible. If this sounds interesting to you, then perhaps becoming a pharmacist — a trusted, caring, and knowledgeable health care professional — might very well be you. Learn more about pharmacy here.
How can I practice pharmacy?
Learn more about how 70% of University of Minnesota PharmD graduates practice pharmacy outside of community pharmacy.
Find a pharmacy career that fits you!
Pharmacy is practiced in a wide range of settings
- Community pharmacies
- Long term care facilities
- The pharmaceutical industry
- Mail service
- Managed care
The University of Minnesota is the only college of pharmacy in Minnesota offering the Pharm.D. Program. Ranked the second best pharmacy school in the nation, we pride ourselves in educating the next generation of pharmacists.
A Day in a Life of a Pharmacist
Help people get well
Work directly with patients
Enjoy a wide variety of career opportunities
There is a demand for pharmacists
Be an important member of the healthcare team
Job mobility, stability, and flexibility
Be a part of major innovations in medication therapy
Work with state of the art technology
Areas in clinical pharmacy
|Adult medicine||Intravenous drug therapy|
|Ambulatory care||Medical oncology|
|Drug information||Pain management|
|Immunication services||Poison control|