Why choose pre-pharmacy at WSU?
- Quality instruction from experienced faculty in small class settings.
- Opportunity to join the pre-pharmacy club, which sponsors pharmacy related seminars, provides fellowship and the means to improve your credentials.
- Readily available faculty, advisors, and staff that provide support, direction, and resources in your endeavors toward application to pharmacy school.
What do pharmacists do?
The profession of pharmacy is undergoing dramatic changes, with pharmacists assuming expanded roles in the delivery of health care. Pharmacists serve as therapeutic advisers to health care providers; provide drug information to consumers; consult on the proper course of action in cases of accidental poisoning; monitor the extent to which patients take prescribed medications and assist in evaluating the therapeutical results; apply their knowledge of drug actions and effects to decrease the probability of adverse reactions; design, implement and monitor drug therapy; and demonstrate the manner in which drugs can be beneficially utilized by society.
What are pharmacy school requirements?
Different schools have slightly different requirements. Get information on specific schools so that you can match pre-requisites appropriately.
What classes should I take now?
Because it is not necessary to have a Bachelors Degree completed when you apply to or attend pharmacy school it is important to meet with an advisor as soon as possible. Where you begin your course work will depend on where you place in Math and Chemistry.
Is there an application process for the pre-pharmacy program at WSU?
There is no application deadline, but we encourage you to meet early and often with an advisor from the pre-professional programs. Contact the program office for specific information or to schedule an advisement time.
deadline, but we encourage you to meet early and often with an advisor from the pre-professional programs. Contact the program office for specific information or to schedule an advisement time.