Pharmacists work in clinics, drug stores, and hospitals to dispense prescription drugs in appropriate doses. They also play a role in community health, providing immunizations, wellness screenings, and health advice. Opportunities in this field will expand slowly over the next ten years, so if you’d like to step into this role, start making plans now.
Pharmacists require a four-year professional degree (Doctor of Pharmacy or Pharm.D.), and they must pass two exams to obtain a license to practice. Find out if you have what it takes to succeed in this role by reviewing the pharmacy occupation overview shared below.