If you plan to become a pharmacist, you can begin the first step of your journey at Truman. As an undergraduate student at Truman, you can tailor your curriculum to meet the specific prerequisite needs of the pharmacy schools to which you plan to apply.
Rigorous Preparation for Pharmacy School
The field of pharmacy attracts intellectual and curious students who like to pursue a serious challenge. And that’s exactly what you’ll find at Truman. Through a combination of lecture and laboratory experiences, you gain extensive knowledge and hone your critical-thinking, problem-solving, and communication skills so you’re well-prepared for admission to pharmacy school. And tutoring is available when you need it.
A Lively and Engaged Learning Community
At Truman, you discover connections across a wide range of endeavors. Our small class sizes make it easy to collaborate on group projects so you can build your team-working skills. Explore the questions that intrigue you through independent research under the expert guidance of faculty mentors. Travel to exciting learning destinations through Truman’s study abroad opportunities. You can also enhance your leadership experience and expand your network by joining any of our nearly 240 student organizations.
Start Your Career Path at Truman
To obtain a license to practice pharmacy, you must graduate from pharmacy school. Our pre-pharmacy program offers courses necessary for admission into an accredited pharmacy school. Many pre-pharmacy programs are either one or two years and usually require chemistry, biology, physics, mathematics, and English, in addition to certain specified courses in other fields.
Some of the pharmacy graduate schools our students have been accepted into in the past five years include:
September 25, 2017
Truman's McNair program has been refunded by the U.S. Department of Education, and service to first-generation, income-eligible and underrepresented minority students will continue through at least September 2022. Applications for new scholars will be accepted online through Oct. 1.
September 25, 2017
The Department of Music will sponsor a visiting guest recital at 8 p.m. Sept. 25 in the Ophelia Parrish Performance Hall featuring Natalia Bolshakova on piano, Leigh Muñoz on bassoon and Dan Willett on oboe.