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Pharmacy (Pre)
Pharmacy (Pre)

Demand for pharmacy professionals is on the rise due to rapid growth in the health care and pharmaceutical industries. With the growing elderly population, the number of pharmacists in health care services is also increasing. Pharmacists are also actively involved in drug therapy decision-making for patients.

Lake Michigan College's Pre-Pharmacy program is designed as a transfer program to prepare you for admission into a four-year university's Pharmacy program. This program gives you an extensive academic overview and strong fundamentals in science-based areas needed for success.

Career Information

In many cases, pharmacists are the vital link between the doctors' orders and patients' road to recovery. Their role goes beyond just filling prescriptions. Pharmacists serve as advisors to patients who have questions about the medications they take.

As the pharmaceutical needs of the elderly population rise and with the increased use of medications, pharmacists are in high demand. Traditionally, pharmacists are responsible for understanding the composition, use, dosage, interactions, and effects of the prescription drugs. read more

Classroom Experience

You can prepare for a pharmaceutical career by completing a two-year Pre-Pharmacy area of study at Lake Michigan College and transferring credits to a four-year accredited university with a School of Pharmacy. The Pre-Pharmacy transfer program incorporates lecture and lab time in science-based courses. read more

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