The Pre-Pharmacy Concentration at Mount Ida College requires students to take a specific sequence of courses (within a Biology major) that constitute pre-requirements for most institutions offering a Doctor of Pharmacy degree.
Pharmacists are highly trusted and respected members of the health care profession that are high in demand. They distribute prescription drugs to individuals and advise patients, as well
as physicians and other health practitioners on the selection, dosages, interactions and side effects of medications. Completion of the Pre-pharmacy Concentration at Mount Ida College
prepares each student’s application to pharmacy school to pursue a Doctorate of Pharmacy (Pharm.D). Pharmacy schools require the Pharmacy College Admissions Test (PCAT) as
part of the application, for which students need to rigorously study and prepare in order to provide the best chances of success.
The Pre-pharmacy Concentration includes a curriculum that prepares students for application to a Pharm.D program while earning a Bachelor of Science in Biology. The typical pharmacist
has extensive training in biology and chemistry, which is provided in a lively small college atmosphere with highly engaged faculty coupled with outside-the-classroom opportunities at Mount Ida.