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Pre-Pharmacy

Pathway to pharmacy school

If you are interested in attending pharmacy school, you should complete a rigorous schedule of chemistry, biology and general education courses at BC. All pharmacy schools have slightly different requirements and prerequisite courses. Visit the websites of several pharmacy schools that interest you to view their specific requirements. You will generally apply to pharmacy school after your third or fourth year at BC.

Students in the pre-pharmacy program are normally biochemistry majors, but you will need to take several biology courses and many general education courses (math, physics, social sciences, etc.) in order to fulfill the admission requirements. You may also be required to take the PCAT test.