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Pharmacy

Photo of prescriptionPrescriptions for better health and better drug-therapy decisions.

Pharmacists are trained professionals who dispense prescription drugs and who are becoming increasingly involved in drug- therapy decisions for patients of all ages. If you enjoy working with people, excel in science and would like a rewarding career in health care, pharmacy may be the right career for you!

Contact Phil Hunter and Kim Harrington, Faculty Advisors in Pharmacy, for more information contact Phil.

Program Description

TCC offers courses that cover the first 2 years (college level courses) of a typical 4-year college degree that prepares students to apply to pharmacy school. TCC also offers courses to help students develop the skills needed for college-level courses.

Most TCC pharmacy students apply to:

  • University of Washington School of Pharmacy
  • Washington State University College of Pharmacy

Degree Options: Associate in Arts and Sciences Degree (Option B)

Program Planning

High School Preparation: While in high school, students should pursue all the available courses in mathematics, chemistry, biology, and physics.

Students should also gain exposure to the pharmacy profession through experience in a pharmacy setting and exploration of the pharmacy literature.

Recommended Class Schedule: Based on the individual transfer requirements for each of the 4-year institutions, we suggest specific class schedules.

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