Licensure Notice

This information is provided as of June 16, 2020.

The St. John Fisher College Doctor of Pharmacy online program leads to a Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) degree. The designed outcome is to meet eligibility requirements for graduates to sit for the North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination (NAPLEX), the Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE), and the Compounding-Written and Practical Examination in New York (if applicable). This program is designed to lead to exam eligibility and not an individual license. State specific requirements may vary independent of pharmacy school attendance.

The table below provides a state by state breakdown of comparable requirements, including a determination of eligibility for exam. This information provided is designed as a baseline determination of whether the program meets individual state specific requirements. Specific state licenses may be more applicable and/or require additional standards. Licensure requirements, exam eligibility, and appropriate pathways are subject to change and may differ based on individual student backgrounds, including coursework taken outside the scope of the program. It is the responsibility of the students to determine the appropriate pathway and license type for themselves.

Alabama

What is Issued: License.

Name of Credential: Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.).

Accreditation Requirements: Recognized by the State Board of Pharmacy and Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

Minimum Coursework or Degree Requirements for Licensure: Professional Degree in Pharmacy.

Examination(s):

  1. North American Pharmacy Licensing Examination (NAPLEX); and
  2. Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE).

Extra Certification(s): None.

Curriculum Requirements: State defers to curriculum set by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE):

  1. Biomedical Sciences (may be completed at the pre-professional/undergraduate level) (Biochemistry, Biostatistics, Human Anatomy, Human Physiology, Immunology, Medical Microbiology, Pathology/Pathophysiology);
  2. Pharmaceutical Sciences (Clinical Chemistry, Extemporaneous Compounding, Medicinal Chemistry Pharmaceutical Calculations, Pharmaceutics/Biopharmaceutics, Pharmacogenomics/genetics, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacology, Toxicology);
  3. Social/Administrative/Behavioral Sciences (Cultural Awareness, Ethics, Healthcare Systems, History of Pharmacy, Pharmacoeconomics, Pharmacoepidemiology, Pharmacy Law and Regulatory Affairs, Practice Management, Professional Communication, Professional Development/Social and Behavioral Aspects of Practice, Research Design); and
  4. Clinical Sciences (Clinical Pharmacokinetics, Health Informatics, Health Information Retrieval and Evaluation, Medical Dispensing, Distribution, and Administration, Natural Products and Alternative and Complementary Therapies, Patient Assessment, Patient Safety, Pharmacotherapy, Public Health, Self-Care Pharmacotherapy).

Required Hours of Internship Experience: 1,500 Hours.

Internship Registration Requirements: Registration as a Pharmacy Intern is required prior to the commencement of any pharmacy intern experience. To be eligible for registration, applicants must have completed two (2) academic years in pre-pharmacy and have attended classes in the first professional year of an approved school of pharmacy.

Internship Registration Deadline: Registration deadline not explicitly specified by the Board. Applicants are encouraged to apply within a timeframe that permits licensing prior to the commence of the internship experience.

Age Requirements: Must 18 years of age or older for fieldwork placement; Must be 19 years of age or older to be licensed.

State Regulation: Alabama - State Regulation

State Board: Alabama Board of Pharmacy

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements.

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Alaska

What is Issued: License.

Name of Credential: Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.).

Accreditation Requirements: Recognized by the State Board of Pharmacy and Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

Minimum Coursework or Degree Requirements for Licensure: Professional Degree in Pharmacy.

Examination(s):

  1. North American Pharmacy Licensing Examination (NAPLEX); and
  2. Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE).

Extra Certification(s): Completion of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) courses presented by the American Red Cross or the American Heart Association that lead to CPR certification.

Curriculum Requirements: State defers to curriculum set by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE):

  1. Biomedical Sciences (may be completed at the pre-professional/undergraduate level) (Biochemistry, Biostatistics, Human Anatomy, Human Physiology, Immunology, Medical Microbiology, Pathology/Pathophysiology);
  2. Pharmaceutical Sciences (Clinical Chemistry, Extemporaneous Compounding, Medicinal Chemistry Pharmaceutical Calculations, Pharmaceutics/Biopharmaceutics, Pharmacogenomics/genetics, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacology, Toxicology);
  3. Social/Administrative/Behavioral Sciences (Cultural Awareness, Ethics, Healthcare Systems, History of Pharmacy, Pharmacoeconomics, Pharmacoepidemiology, Pharmacy Law and Regulatory Affairs, Practice Management, Professional Communication, Professional Development/Social and Behavioral Aspects of Practice, Research Design); and
  4. Clinical Sciences (Clinical Pharmacokinetics, Health Informatics, Health Information Retrieval and Evaluation, Medical Dispensing, Distribution, and Administration, Natural Products and Alternative and Complementary Therapies, Patient Assessment, Patient Safety, Pharmacotherapy, Public Health, Self-Care Pharmacotherapy).

Required Hours of Internship Experience: 1,500 Hours.

Internship Registration Requirements: Registration as a Pharmacy Intern is required prior to the commencement of any pharmacy intern experience. To be eligible for registration, applicants must be enrolled in a college of pharmacy accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

Internship Registration Deadline: Candidates should allow 6-8 weeks for processing; licenses are valid for 2 years. A Declaration of Sponsorship form must be received by the division from the preceptor at least four weeks prior to the internship start date.

Age Requirements: Must 18 years of age or older for fieldwork placement; Must be 18 years of age or older to be licensed.

State Regulation: Alaska - State Regulation

State Board: Alaska Board of Pharmacy

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements.

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Arizona

What is Issued: License.

Name of Credential: Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.).

Accreditation Requirements: Recognized by the State Board of Pharmacy and Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

Minimum Coursework or Degree Requirements for Licensure: Professional Degree in Pharmacy.

Examination(s):

  1. North American Pharmacy Licensing Examination (NAPLEX); and
  2. Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE).

Extra Certification(s): None.

Curriculum Requirements: State defers to curriculum set by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE):

  1. Biomedical Sciences (may be completed at the pre-professional/undergraduate level) (Biochemistry, Biostatistics, Human Anatomy, Human Physiology, Immunology, Medical Microbiology, Pathology/Pathophysiology);
  2. Pharmaceutical Sciences (Clinical Chemistry, Extemporaneous Compounding, Medicinal Chemistry Pharmaceutical Calculations, Pharmaceutics/Biopharmaceutics, Pharmacogenomics/genetics, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacology, Toxicology);
  3. Social/Administrative/Behavioral Sciences (Cultural Awareness, Ethics, Healthcare Systems, History of Pharmacy, Pharmacoeconomics, Pharmacoepidemiology, Pharmacy Law and Regulatory Affairs, Practice Management, Professional Communication, Professional Development/Social and Behavioral Aspects of Practice, Research Design); and
  4. Clinical Sciences (Clinical Pharmacokinetics, Health Informatics, Health Information Retrieval and Evaluation, Medical Dispensing, Distribution, and Administration, Natural Products and Alternative and Complementary Therapies, Patient Assessment, Patient Safety, Pharmacotherapy, Public Health, Self-Care Pharmacotherapy).

Required Hours of Internship Experience: 1,500 Hours.

Internship Registration Requirements: Registration as a Pharmacy Intern is required prior to the commencement of any pharmacy intern experience. To be eligible for registration, applicants must be enrolled in a Board-approved college or school of pharmacy with good standing.

Internship Registration Deadline: Candidates should allow a minimum of 60 days for processing.

Age Requirements: Must 18 years of age or older for fieldwork placement; Must be 21 years of age or older to be licensed.

State Regulation: Arizona - State Regulation

State Board: Arizona State Board of Pharmacy

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements.

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Arkansas

What is Issued: License.

Name of Credential: Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.).

Accreditation Requirements: Recognized by the State Board of Pharmacy and Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

Minimum Coursework or Degree Requirements for Licensure: Professional undergraduate degree from a School of Pharmacy approved by the Arkansas State Board of Pharmacy.

Examination(s):

  1. North American Pharmacy Licensing Examination (NAPLEX); and
  2. Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE).

Extra Certification(s): None.

Curriculum Requirements: State defers to curriculum set by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE):

  1. Biomedical Sciences (may be completed at the pre-professional/undergraduate level) (Biochemistry, Biostatistics, Human Anatomy, Human Physiology, Immunology, Medical Microbiology, Pathology/Pathophysiology);
  2. Pharmaceutical Sciences (Clinical Chemistry, Extemporaneous Compounding, Medicinal Chemistry Pharmaceutical Calculations, Pharmaceutics/Biopharmaceutics, Pharmacogenomics/genetics, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacology, Toxicology);
  3. Social/Administrative/Behavioral Sciences (Cultural Awareness, Ethics, Healthcare Systems, History of Pharmacy, Pharmacoeconomics, Pharmacoepidemiology, Pharmacy Law and Regulatory Affairs, Practice Management, Professional Communication, Professional Development/Social and Behavioral Aspects of Practice, Research Design); and
  4. Clinical Sciences (Clinical Pharmacokinetics, Health Informatics, Health Information Retrieval and Evaluation, Medical Dispensing, Distribution, and Administration, Natural Products and Alternative and Complementary Therapies, Patient Assessment, Patient Safety, Pharmacotherapy, Public Health, Self-Care Pharmacotherapy).

Required Hours of Internship Experience: 2,000 Hours.

Internship Registration Requirements: Registration as a Pharmacy Intern is required prior to the commencement of any pharmacy intern experience. To be eligible for registration, applicants must be enrolled as a student in a college of pharmacy accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) and approved by the Board.

Internship Registration Deadline: Registration deadline not explicitly specified by the Board. Applicants are encouraged to apply within a timeframe that permits licensing prior to the commence of the internship experience.

Age Requirements: Must 18 years of age or older for fieldwork placement; Must be 21 years of age or older to be licensed.

State Regulation: Arkansas - State Regulation

State Board: Arkansas State Board of Pharmacy

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements.

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California

What is Issued: License.

Name of Credential: Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.).

Accreditation Requirements: Degree program approved by the State Board of Pharmacy.

Minimum Coursework or Degree Requirements for Licensure:

  1. At minimum 150 semester units of collegiate study in the United States, or the equivalent thereof in a foreign country. No less than 90 of those semester units shall have been completed while in resident attendance at a school or college of pharmacy; and
  2. At least a baccalaureate degree in a course of study devoted to the practice of pharmacy.

Examination(s):

  1. North American Pharmacy Licensing Examination (NAPLEX); and
  2. California's Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE).

Extra Certification(s): None.

Curriculum Requirements: State defers to curriculum set by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE):

  1. Biomedical Sciences (may be completed at the pre-professional/undergraduate level) (Biochemistry, Biostatistics, Human Anatomy, Human Physiology, Immunology, Medical Microbiology, Pathology/Pathophysiology);
  2. Pharmaceutical Sciences (Clinical Chemistry, Extemporaneous Compounding, Medicinal Chemistry Pharmaceutical Calculations, Pharmaceutics/Biopharmaceutics, Pharmacogenomics/genetics, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacology, Toxicology);
  3. Social/Administrative/Behavioral Sciences (Cultural Awareness, Ethics, Healthcare Systems, History of Pharmacy, Pharmacoeconomics, Pharmacoepidemiology, Pharmacy Law and Regulatory Affairs, Practice Management, Professional Communication, Professional Development/Social and Behavioral Aspects of Practice, Research Design); and
  4. Clinical Sciences (Clinical Pharmacokinetics, Health Informatics, Health Information Retrieval and Evaluation, Medical Dispensing, Distribution, and Administration, Natural Products and Alternative and Complementary Therapies, Patient Assessment, Patient Safety, Pharmacotherapy, Public Health, Self-Care Pharmacotherapy).

Required Hours of Internship Experience: 1,500 Hours.

Internship Registration Requirements: Registration as a Pharmacy Intern is required prior to the commencement of any pharmacy intern experience. To be eligible for registration, applicants must be enrolled as a student in a college of pharmacy recognized by the Board. Every applicant for a pharmacist intern license shall submit as part of the application process, a sealed, original Self Query Report from the National Practitioner Data Bank-Healthcare Integrity and Protection Data Bank (NPDB-HIPDB), dated no earlier than 60 days before the date an application is submitted to the board.

Internship Registration Deadline: The original Self Query Report from the National Practitioner Data Bank-Healthcare Integrity and Protection Data Bank (NPDB-HIPDB) as part of the application process should be dated no earlier than 60 days before the date an application is submitted to the board.

Age Requirements: Must 18 years of age or older for fieldwork placement; Must be 18 years of age or older to be licensed.

State Regulation: California - State Regulation

State Board: California State Board of Pharmacy

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements.

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Colorado

What is Issued: License.

Name of Credential: Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.).

Accreditation Requirements: Degree program approved by the State Board of Pharmacy.

Minimum Coursework or Degree Requirements for Licensure: Degree from a School of Pharmacy accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

Examination(s):

  1. North American Pharmacy Licensing Examination (NAPLEX); and
  2. Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE).

Extra Certification(s): None.

Curriculum Requirements: State defers to curriculum set by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE):

  1. Biomedical Sciences (may be completed at the pre-professional/undergraduate level) (Biochemistry, Biostatistics, Human Anatomy, Human Physiology, Immunology, Medical Microbiology, Pathology/Pathophysiology);
  2. Pharmaceutical Sciences (Clinical Chemistry, Extemporaneous Compounding, Medicinal Chemistry Pharmaceutical Calculations, Pharmaceutics/Biopharmaceutics, Pharmacogenomics/genetics, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacology, Toxicology);
  3. Social/Administrative/Behavioral Sciences (Cultural Awareness, Ethics, Healthcare Systems, History of Pharmacy, Pharmacoeconomics, Pharmacoepidemiology, Pharmacy Law and Regulatory Affairs, Practice Management, Professional Communication, Professional Development/Social and Behavioral Aspects of Practice, Research Design); and
  4. Clinical Sciences (Clinical Pharmacokinetics, Health Informatics, Health Information Retrieval and Evaluation, Medical Dispensing, Distribution, and Administration, Natural Products and Alternative and Complementary Therapies, Patient Assessment, Patient Safety, Pharmacotherapy, Public Health, Self-Care Pharmacotherapy).

Required Hours of Internship Experience: 1,500 Hours.

Internship Registration Requirements: Registration as a Pharmacy Intern is required prior to the commencement of any pharmacy intern experience. To be eligible for registration, applicants must be enrolled in a Board-approved college or school of pharmacy with good standing. Every applicant must submit proof enrollment in a Board-approved school or college of pharmacy in addition to completing the application provided by the Division of Professions and Occupations.

Internship Registration Deadline: Registration deadline not explicitly specified by the Board. Applicants are encouraged to apply within a timeframe that permits licensing prior to the commence of the internship experience.

Age Requirements: Must 18 years of age or older for fieldwork placement; Must be 21 years of age or older to be licensed.

State Regulation: Colorado - State Regulation

State Board: Colorado State Board of Pharmacy

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements.

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Connecticut

What is Issued: License.

Name of Credential: Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.).

Accreditation Requirements: Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

Minimum Coursework or Degree Requirements for Licensure: Professional Degree in Pharmacy.

Examination(s):

  1. North American Pharmacy Licensing Examination (NAPLEX); and
  2. Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE).

Extra Certification(s): None.

Curriculum Requirements: State defers to curriculum set by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE):

  1. Biomedical Sciences (may be completed at the pre-professional/undergraduate level) (Biochemistry, Biostatistics, Human Anatomy, Human Physiology, Immunology, Medical Microbiology, Pathology/Pathophysiology);
  2. Pharmaceutical Sciences (Clinical Chemistry, Extemporaneous Compounding, Medicinal Chemistry Pharmaceutical Calculations, Pharmaceutics/Biopharmaceutics, Pharmacogenomics/genetics, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacology, Toxicology);
  3. Social/Administrative/Behavioral Sciences (Cultural Awareness, Ethics, Healthcare Systems, History of Pharmacy, Pharmacoeconomics, Pharmacoepidemiology, Pharmacy Law and Regulatory Affairs, Practice Management, Professional Communication, Professional Development/Social and Behavioral Aspects of Practice, Research Design); and
  4. Clinical Sciences (Clinical Pharmacokinetics, Health Informatics, Health Information Retrieval and Evaluation, Medical Dispensing, Distribution, and Administration, Natural Products and Alternative and Complementary Therapies, Patient Assessment, Patient Safety, Pharmacotherapy, Public Health, Self-Care Pharmacotherapy).

Required Hours of Internship Experience: 1,500 Hours.

Internship Registration Requirements: Registration as a Pharmacy Intern is required prior to the commencement of any pharmacy intern experience. To be eligible for registration, applicants must have successfully completed two years of college and be enrolled in a professional program at a school or college of pharmacy, accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) and approved by the commission.

Internship Registration Deadline: Registration deadline not explicitly specified by the Board. Applicants are encouraged to apply within a timeframe that permits licensing prior to the commence of the internship experience.

Age Requirements: Must be 18 years of age or older to be licensed.

State Regulation: Connecticut - State Regulation

State Board: Connecticut State Commission of Pharmacy

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements.

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Delaware

What is Issued: License.

Name of Credential: Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.).

Accreditation Requirements: Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

Minimum Coursework or Degree Requirements for Licensure: Degree in Pharmacy from a School of Pharmacy accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

Examination(s):

  1. North American Pharmacy Licensing Examination (NAPLEX); and
  2. Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE).

Extra Certification(s): None.

Curriculum Requirements: State defers to curriculum set by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE):

  1. Biomedical Sciences (may be completed at the pre-professional/undergraduate level) (Biochemistry, Biostatistics, Human Anatomy, Human Physiology, Immunology, Medical Microbiology, Pathology/Pathophysiology);
  2. Pharmaceutical Sciences (Clinical Chemistry, Extemporaneous Compounding, Medicinal Chemistry Pharmaceutical Calculations, Pharmaceutics/Biopharmaceutics, Pharmacogenomics/genetics, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacology, Toxicology);
  3. Social/Administrative/Behavioral Sciences (Cultural Awareness, Ethics, Healthcare Systems, History of Pharmacy, Pharmacoeconomics, Pharmacoepidemiology, Pharmacy Law and Regulatory Affairs, Practice Management, Professional Communication, Professional Development/Social and Behavioral Aspects of Practice, Research Design); and
  4. Clinical Sciences (Clinical Pharmacokinetics, Health Informatics, Health Information Retrieval and Evaluation, Medical Dispensing, Distribution, and Administration, Natural Products and Alternative and Complementary Therapies, Patient Assessment, Patient Safety, Pharmacotherapy, Public Health, Self-Care Pharmacotherapy).

Required Hours of Internship Experience: 1,500 Hours.

Internship Registration Requirements: Registration as a Pharmacy Intern is required prior to the commencement of any pharmacy intern experience. To be eligible for registration, applicants must be in at least the first professional year of the pharmacy curriculum.

Internship Registration Deadline: Registration deadline not explicitly specified by the Board. Applicants are encouraged to apply within a timeframe that permits licensing prior to the commence of the internship experience.

Age Requirements: Must 18 years of age or older for fieldwork placement; Must be 21 years of age or older to be licensed.

State Regulation: Delaware - State Regulation

State Board: Delaware Board of Pharmacy

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements.

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District of Columbia

What is Issued: License.

Name of Credential: Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.).

Accreditation Requirements: Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

Minimum Coursework or Degree Requirements for Licensure: Bachelor of Science Degree in Pharmacy or Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) from a School of Pharmacy.

Examination(s):

  1. North American Pharmacy Licensing Examination (NAPLEX); and
  2. Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE).

Extra Certification(s): None.

Curriculum Requirements: State defers to curriculum set by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE):

  1. Biomedical Sciences (may be completed at the pre-professional/undergraduate level) (Biochemistry, Biostatistics, Human Anatomy, Human Physiology, Immunology, Medical Microbiology, Pathology/Pathophysiology);
  2. Pharmaceutical Sciences (Clinical Chemistry, Extemporaneous Compounding, Medicinal Chemistry Pharmaceutical Calculations, Pharmaceutics/Biopharmaceutics, Pharmacogenomics/genetics, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacology, Toxicology);
  3. Social/Administrative/Behavioral Sciences (Cultural Awareness, Ethics, Healthcare Systems, History of Pharmacy, Pharmacoeconomics, Pharmacoepidemiology, Pharmacy Law and Regulatory Affairs, Practice Management, Professional Communication, Professional Development/Social and Behavioral Aspects of Practice, Research Design); and
  4. Clinical Sciences (Clinical Pharmacokinetics, Health Informatics, Health Information Retrieval and Evaluation, Medical Dispensing, Distribution, and Administration, Natural Products and Alternative and Complementary Therapies, Patient Assessment, Patient Safety, Pharmacotherapy, Public Health, Self-Care Pharmacotherapy).

Required Hours of Internship Experience: 1,500 Hours; Each applicant for a pharmacist license shall submit proof of having completed an additional four hundred (400) hours of independent pre-licensure practice in a pharmacy setting with an emphasis on the distribution of medicines and prescriptions. A student who is enrolled in a school of pharmacy may be given credit only for hours of work performed during school breaks or vacations at a rate not to exceed 40 hours per week.

Internship Registration Requirements: Registration as a Pharmacy Intern is required prior to the commencement of any pharmacy intern experience. To be eligible for registration, applicants must be enrolled in their first professional year at a school or college of pharmacy.

Internship Registration Deadline: Registration deadline not explicitly specified by the Board. Applicants are encouraged to apply within a timeframe that permits licensing prior to the commence of the internship experience.

Age Requirements: Must 18 years of age or older for fieldwork placement; Must be 18 years of age or older to be licensed.

State Regulation: District of Columbia - State Regulation

State Board: District of Columbia - D.C. Health

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements.

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Florida

What is Issued: License.

Name of Credential: Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.).

Accreditation Requirements: Recognized by the State Board of Pharmacy and Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

Minimum Coursework or Degree Requirements for Licensure: Degree in Pharmacy from a School of Pharmacy accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

Examination(s):

  1. North American Pharmacy Licensing Examination (NAPLEX); and
  2. Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE).

Extra Certification(s): None.

Curriculum Requirements: State defers to curriculum set by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE):

  1. Biomedical Sciences (may be completed at the pre-professional/undergraduate level) (Biochemistry, Biostatistics, Human Anatomy, Human Physiology, Immunology, Medical Microbiology, Pathology/Pathophysiology);
  2. Pharmaceutical Sciences (Clinical Chemistry, Extemporaneous Compounding, Medicinal Chemistry Pharmaceutical Calculations, Pharmaceutics/Biopharmaceutics, Pharmacogenomics/genetics, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacology, Toxicology);
  3. Social/Administrative/Behavioral Sciences (Cultural Awareness, Ethics, Healthcare Systems, History of Pharmacy, Pharmacoeconomics, Pharmacoepidemiology, Pharmacy Law and Regulatory Affairs, Practice Management, Professional Communication, Professional Development/Social and Behavioral Aspects of Practice, Research Design); and
  4. Clinical Sciences (Clinical Pharmacokinetics, Health Informatics, Health Information Retrieval and Evaluation, Medical Dispensing, Distribution, and Administration, Natural Products and Alternative and Complementary Therapies, Patient Assessment, Patient Safety, Pharmacotherapy, Public Health, Self-Care Pharmacotherapy).

Required Hours of Internship Experience: Completion of internship program approved by the board; may not exceed 2,080 hours.

Internship Registration Requirements: Registration as a Pharmacy Intern is required prior to the commencement of any pharmacy intern experience. To be eligible for registration, applicants must be enrolled in an intern program at an accredited school or college of pharmacy or be a graduate of accredited school or college of pharmacy and not yet be licensed in the state. The university must complete and return the School Seal Form to the Board office to verify an applicant's enrollment. The School Seal Form must be submitted directly from the university to be considered official.

Internship Registration Deadline: Students should allow 30 days for initial review of new applications.

Age Requirements: Must 18 years of age or older for fieldwork placement; Must be 18 years of age or older to be licensed.

State Regulation: Florida - State Regulation

State Board: Florida Board of Pharmacy

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements.

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Georgia

What is Issued: License.

Name of Credential: Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.).

Accreditation Requirements: Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

Minimum Coursework or Degree Requirements for Licensure: Degree in Pharmacy from a School of Pharmacy accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

Examination(s):

  1. North American Pharmacy Licensing Examination (NAPLEX); and
  2. Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE);
  3. Georgia Practical Examination.

Extra Certification(s): None.

Curriculum Requirements: State defers to curriculum set by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE):

  1. Biomedical Sciences (may be completed at the pre-professional/undergraduate level) (Biochemistry, Biostatistics, Human Anatomy, Human Physiology, Immunology, Medical Microbiology, Pathology/Pathophysiology);
  2. Pharmaceutical Sciences (Clinical Chemistry, Extemporaneous Compounding, Medicinal Chemistry Pharmaceutical Calculations, Pharmaceutics/Biopharmaceutics, Pharmacogenomics/genetics, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacology, Toxicology);
  3. Social/Administrative/Behavioral Sciences (Cultural Awareness, Ethics, Healthcare Systems, History of Pharmacy, Pharmacoeconomics, Pharmacoepidemiology, Pharmacy Law and Regulatory Affairs, Practice Management, Professional Communication, Professional Development/Social and Behavioral Aspects of Practice, Research Design); and
  4. Clinical Sciences (Clinical Pharmacokinetics, Health Informatics, Health Information Retrieval and Evaluation, Medical Dispensing, Distribution, and Administration, Natural Products and Alternative and Complementary Therapies, Patient Assessment, Patient Safety, Pharmacotherapy, Public Health, Self-Care Pharmacotherapy).

Required Hours of Internship Experience: 1,500 Hours.

Internship Registration Requirements: Registration as a Pharmacy Intern is required prior to the commencement of any pharmacy intern experience. To be eligible for registration, applicants must be enrolled in a professional program at a school or college of pharmacy accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

Internship Registration Deadline: The Board has not identified a specific deadline. Individuals should submit applications to allow reasonable time for processing. Applications are typically
processed within 21 business days.

Age Requirements: Must 18 years of age or older for fieldwork placement; Must be 18 years of age or older to be licensed.

State Regulation: Georgia - State Regulation

State Board: Georgia Board of Pharmacy

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements.

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Hawaii

What is Issued: License.

Name of Credential: Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.).

Accreditation Requirements: Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

Minimum Coursework or Degree Requirements for Licensure: Degree in Pharmacy from a School of Pharmacy accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

Examination(s):

  1. North American Pharmacy Licensing Examination (NAPLEX); and
  2. Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE).

Extra Certification(s): None.

Curriculum Requirements: State defers to curriculum set by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE):

  1. Biomedical Sciences (may be completed at the pre-professional/undergraduate level) (Biochemistry, Biostatistics, Human Anatomy, Human Physiology, Immunology, Medical Microbiology, Pathology/Pathophysiology);
  2. Pharmaceutical Sciences (Clinical Chemistry, Extemporaneous Compounding, Medicinal Chemistry Pharmaceutical Calculations, Pharmaceutics/Biopharmaceutics, Pharmacogenomics/genetics, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacology, Toxicology);
  3. Social/Administrative/Behavioral Sciences (Cultural Awareness, Ethics, Healthcare Systems, History of Pharmacy, Pharmacoeconomics, Pharmacoepidemiology, Pharmacy Law and Regulatory Affairs, Practice Management, Professional Communication, Professional Development/Social and Behavioral Aspects of Practice, Research Design); and
  4. Clinical Sciences (Clinical Pharmacokinetics, Health Informatics, Health Information Retrieval and Evaluation, Medical Dispensing, Distribution, and Administration, Natural Products and Alternative and Complementary Therapies, Patient Assessment, Patient Safety, Pharmacotherapy, Public Health, Self-Care Pharmacotherapy).

Required Hours of Internship Experience: 1,500 Hours.

Internship Registration Requirements: Registration as a Pharmacy Intern is required prior to the commencement of any pharmacy intern experience. To be eligible for registration, applicants must be enrolled in a professional program at a school or college of pharmacy accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE). Every applicant must also submit a letter from the dean or registrar that confirms the applicant is currently enrolled at an Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) accredited college of pharmacy.

Internship Registration Deadline: An application for a permit to work as a pharmacy intern may be filed at any time.

Age Requirements: Must 18 years of age or older for fieldwork placement; Must be 18 years of age or older to be licensed.

State Regulation: Hawaii - State Regulation

State Board: Hawaii Board of Pharmacy

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements.

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Idaho

What is Issued: License.

Name of Credential: Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.).

Accreditation Requirements: Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

Minimum Coursework or Degree Requirements for Licensure: Degree in Pharmacy from a School of Pharmacy in the United States that is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

Examination(s):

  1. North American Pharmacy Licensing Examination (NAPLEX); and
  2. Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE).

Extra Certification(s): None.

Curriculum Requirements: State defers to curriculum set by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE):

  1. Biomedical Sciences (may be completed at the pre-professional/undergraduate level) (Biochemistry, Biostatistics, Human Anatomy, Human Physiology, Immunology, Medical Microbiology, Pathology/Pathophysiology);
  2. Pharmaceutical Sciences (Clinical Chemistry, Extemporaneous Compounding, Medicinal Chemistry Pharmaceutical Calculations, Pharmaceutics/Biopharmaceutics, Pharmacogenomics/genetics, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacology, Toxicology);
  3. Social/Administrative/Behavioral Sciences (Cultural Awareness, Ethics, Healthcare Systems, History of Pharmacy, Pharmacoeconomics, Pharmacoepidemiology, Pharmacy Law and Regulatory Affairs, Practice Management, Professional Communication, Professional Development/Social and Behavioral Aspects of Practice, Research Design); and
  4. Clinical Sciences (Clinical Pharmacokinetics, Health Informatics, Health Information Retrieval and Evaluation, Medical Dispensing, Distribution, and Administration, Natural Products and Alternative and Complementary Therapies, Patient Assessment, Patient Safety, Pharmacotherapy, Public Health, Self-Care Pharmacotherapy).

Required Hours of Internship Experience: 1,500 Hours.

Internship Registration Requirements: Registration as a Pharmacy Intern is required prior to the commencement of any pharmacy intern experience. To be eligible for registration, applicants must be enrolled in an accredited college or school of pharmacy with good standing.

Internship Registration Deadline: A pharmacist intern registration must be renewed annually by July 15.

Age Requirements: Must 18 years of age or older for fieldwork placement; Must be 21 years of age or older to be licensed.

State Regulation: Idaho - State Regulation

State Board: Idaho State Board of Pharmacy

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements.

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Illinois

What is Issued: License.

Name of Credential: Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.).

Accreditation Requirements: Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

Minimum Coursework or Degree Requirements for Licensure: Five-year Bachelor Degree in Pharmacy or Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) from an accredited School of Pharmacy.

Examination(s):

  1. North American Pharmacy Licensing Examination (NAPLEX);
  2. Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE).

Extra Certification(s): None.

Curriculum Requirements: State defers to curriculum set by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE):

  1. Biomedical Sciences (may be completed at the pre-professional/undergraduate level) (Biochemistry, Biostatistics, Human Anatomy, Human Physiology, Immunology, Medical Microbiology, Pathology/Pathophysiology);
  2. Pharmaceutical Sciences (Clinical Chemistry, Extemporaneous Compounding, Medicinal Chemistry Pharmaceutical Calculations, Pharmaceutics/Biopharmaceutics, Pharmacogenomics/genetics, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacology, Toxicology);
  3. Social/Administrative/Behavioral Sciences (Cultural Awareness, Ethics, Healthcare Systems, History of Pharmacy, Pharmacoeconomics, Pharmacoepidemiology, Pharmacy Law and Regulatory Affairs, Practice Management, Professional Communication, Professional Development/Social and Behavioral Aspects of Practice, Research Design);
  4. Clinical Sciences (Clinical Pharmacokinetics, Health Informatics, Health Information Retrieval and Evaluation, Medical Dispensing, Distribution, and Administration, Natural Products and Alternative and Complementary Therapies, Patient Assessment, Patient Safety, Pharmacotherapy, Public Health, Self-Care Pharmacotherapy).

Required Hours of Internship Experience: 1,200 Hours.

Internship Registration Requirements: Intern Registration NOT Required; Pharmacy Technician Registration required yearly. There is no formal intern registration process in Illinois; to work in a pharmacy setting and gain experience towards the clinical training requirement, an individual must register as a Pharmacy Technician every year. The applicant must be enrolled in a professional program at a school or college of pharmacy accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

Internship Registration Deadline: There is no specific deadline required by the state to register as a Pharmacy Technician.

Age Requirements: Must 18 years of age or older for fieldwork placement; Must be 18 years of age or older to be licensed.

State Regulation: Illinois - State Regulation

State Board: State of Illinois Pharmacy

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements.

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Indiana

What is Issued: License.

Name of Credential: Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.).

Accreditation Requirements: Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

Minimum Coursework or Degree Requirements for Licensure: Professional Degree in Pharmacy from a School of Pharmacy approved by the State Board of Pharmacy and accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) or the Canadian Council for Pharmacy Accreditation.

Examination(s):

  1. North American Pharmacy Licensing Examination (NAPLEX); and
  2. Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE).

Extra Certification(s): None.

Curriculum Requirements: State defers to curriculum set by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE):

  1. Biomedical Sciences (may be completed at the pre-professional/undergraduate level) (Biochemistry, Biostatistics, Human Anatomy, Human Physiology, Immunology, Medical Microbiology, Pathology/Pathophysiology);
  2. Pharmaceutical Sciences (Clinical Chemistry, Extemporaneous Compounding, Medicinal Chemistry Pharmaceutical Calculations, Pharmaceutics/Biopharmaceutics, Pharmacogenomics/genetics, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacology, Toxicology);
  3. Social/Administrative/Behavioral Sciences (Cultural Awareness, Ethics, Healthcare Systems, History of Pharmacy, Pharmacoeconomics, Pharmacoepidemiology, Pharmacy Law and Regulatory Affairs, Practice Management, Professional Communication, Professional Development/Social and Behavioral Aspects of Practice, Research Design); and
  4. Clinical Sciences (Clinical Pharmacokinetics, Health Informatics, Health Information Retrieval and Evaluation, Medical Dispensing, Distribution, and Administration, Natural Products and Alternative and Complementary Therapies, Patient Assessment, Patient Safety, Pharmacotherapy, Public Health, Self-Care Pharmacotherapy).

Required Hours of Internship Experience: 1,500 Hours.

Internship Registration Requirements: Registration as a Pharmacy Intern is required prior to the commencement of any pharmacy intern experience. To be eligible for registration, applicants must be enrolled in their first professional year at a school or college of pharmacy. Every applicant must provide satisfactory proof of enrollment in a school of pharmacy accredited by the American Council of Pharmaceutical Education (ACPE).

Internship Registration Deadline: The section of the application entitled "Certificate of Enrollment or Graduation in Pharmacy Education" must be completed and signed by the Secretary or Dean of the School of Pharmacy of which you are currently enrolled or are a graduate.

Age Requirements: Must 18 years of age or older for fieldwork placement; Must be 18 years of age or older to be licensed.

State Regulation: Indiana - State Regulation

State Board: Indiana Board of Pharmacy

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements.

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Iowa

What is Issued: License.

Name of Credential: Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.).

Accreditation Requirements: Degree program approved by the State Board of Pharmacy.

Minimum Coursework or Degree Requirements for Licensure: Degree in Pharmacy from a School of Pharmacy approved by the State Board.

Examination(s):

  1. North American Pharmacy Licensing Examination (NAPLEX); and
  2. Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE).

Extra Certification(s): None.

Curriculum Requirements: State defers to curriculum set by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE):

  1. Biomedical Sciences (may be completed at the pre-professional/undergraduate level) (Biochemistry, Biostatistics, Human Anatomy, Human Physiology, Immunology, Medical Microbiology, Pathology/Pathophysiology);
  2. Pharmaceutical Sciences (Clinical Chemistry, Extemporaneous Compounding, Medicinal Chemistry Pharmaceutical Calculations, Pharmaceutics/Biopharmaceutics, Pharmacogenomics/genetics, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacology, Toxicology);
  3. Social/Administrative/Behavioral Sciences (Cultural Awareness, Ethics, Healthcare Systems, History of Pharmacy, Pharmacoeconomics, Pharmacoepidemiology, Pharmacy Law and Regulatory Affairs, Practice Management, Professional Communication, Professional Development/Social and Behavioral Aspects of Practice, Research Design); and
  4. Clinical Sciences (Clinical Pharmacokinetics, Health Informatics, Health Information Retrieval and Evaluation, Medical Dispensing, Distribution, and Administration, Natural Products and Alternative and Complementary Therapies, Patient Assessment, Patient Safety, Pharmacotherapy, Public Health, Self-Care Pharmacotherapy).

Required Hours of Internship Experience: 1,500 Hours.

Internship Registration Requirements: Registration as a Pharmacy Intern is required prior to the commencement of any pharmacy intern experience. To be eligible for registration, applicants must be enrolled in their first professional year at a school or college of pharmacy. The college of pharmacy must certify the applicant’s eligibility to practice as a pharmacist-intern.

Internship Registration Deadline: Every person shall register with the board before beginning the person’s internship experience. Interns must register and be licensed before beginning an intern rotation in order for hours to count.

Age Requirements: Must 18 years of age or older for fieldwork placement; Must be 18 years of age or older to be licensed.

State Regulation: Iowa - State Regulation

State Board: Iowa Board of Pharmacy

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements.

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Kansas

What is Issued: License.

Name of Credential: Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.).

Accreditation Requirements: Degree program approved by the State Board of Pharmacy.

Minimum Coursework or Degree Requirements for Licensure: Degree in Pharmacy from an accredited School of Pharmacy.

Examination(s):

  1. North American Pharmacy Licensing Examination (NAPLEX); and
  2. Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE).

Extra Certification(s): None.

Curriculum Requirements: State defers to curriculum set by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE):

  1. Biomedical Sciences (may be completed at the pre-professional/undergraduate level) (Biochemistry, Biostatistics, Human Anatomy, Human Physiology, Immunology, Medical Microbiology, Pathology/Pathophysiology);
  2. Pharmaceutical Sciences (Clinical Chemistry, Extemporaneous Compounding, Medicinal Chemistry Pharmaceutical Calculations, Pharmaceutics/Biopharmaceutics, Pharmacogenomics/genetics, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacology, Toxicology);
  3. Social/Administrative/Behavioral Sciences (Cultural Awareness, Ethics, Healthcare Systems, History of Pharmacy, Pharmacoeconomics, Pharmacoepidemiology, Pharmacy Law and Regulatory Affairs, Practice Management, Professional Communication, Professional Development/Social and Behavioral Aspects of Practice, Research Design); and
  4. Clinical Sciences (Clinical Pharmacokinetics, Health Informatics, Health Information Retrieval and Evaluation, Medical Dispensing, Distribution, and Administration, Natural Products and Alternative and Complementary Therapies, Patient Assessment, Patient Safety, Pharmacotherapy, Public Health, Self-Care Pharmacotherapy).

Required Hours of Internship Experience: 1,740 Hours.

Internship Registration Requirements: Registration as a Pharmacy Intern is required prior to the commencement of any pharmacy intern experience. To be eligible for registration, applicants must be enrolled in an accredited college or school of pharmacy.

Internship Registration Deadline: Registration deadline not explicitly specified by the Board. Applicants are encouraged to apply within a timeframe that permits licensing prior to the commence of the internship experience.

Age Requirements: Must 18 years of age or older for fieldwork placement; Must be 18 years of age or older to be licensed.

State Regulation: Kansas - State Regulation

State Board: Kansas Board of Pharmacy

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements.

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Kentucky

What is Issued: License.

Name of Credential: Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.).

Accreditation Requirements: Degree program approved by the State Board of Pharmacy.

Minimum Coursework or Degree Requirements for Licensure: Degree in Pharmacy from a School of Pharmacy approved by the State Board.

Examination(s):

  1. North American Pharmacy Licensing Examination (NAPLEX); and
  2. Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE).

Extra Certification(s): None.

Curriculum Requirements: State defers to curriculum set by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE):

  1. Biomedical Sciences (may be completed at the pre-professional/undergraduate level) (Biochemistry, Biostatistics, Human Anatomy, Human Physiology, Immunology, Medical Microbiology, Pathology/Pathophysiology);
  2. Pharmaceutical Sciences (Clinical Chemistry, Extemporaneous Compounding, Medicinal Chemistry Pharmaceutical Calculations, Pharmaceutics/Biopharmaceutics, Pharmacogenomics/genetics, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacology, Toxicology);
  3. Social/Administrative/Behavioral Sciences (Cultural Awareness, Ethics, Healthcare Systems, History of Pharmacy, Pharmacoeconomics, Pharmacoepidemiology, Pharmacy Law and Regulatory Affairs, Practice Management, Professional Communication, Professional Development/Social and Behavioral Aspects of Practice, Research Design); and
  4. Clinical Sciences (Clinical Pharmacokinetics, Health Informatics, Health Information Retrieval and Evaluation, Medical Dispensing, Distribution, and Administration, Natural Products and Alternative and Complementary Therapies, Patient Assessment, Patient Safety, Pharmacotherapy, Public Health, Self-Care Pharmacotherapy).

Required Hours of Internship Experience: 1,500 Hours.

Internship Registration Requirements: Registration as a Pharmacy Intern is required prior to the commencement of any pharmacy intern experience. To be eligible for registration, applicants must be enrolled in a Board-approved college or school of pharmacy. Every application must include a recent head and shoulders passport photograph, that is not a proof copy or plastic identification. Applicants must also submit proof of acceptance by a college or school of pharmacy approved by the board.

Internship Registration Deadline: There is no specific deadline dictated by the state or board.

Age Requirements: Must 18 years of age or older for fieldwork placement; Must be 18 years of age or older to be licensed.

State Regulation: Kentucky - State Regulation

State Board: Kentucky Board of Pharmacy

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements.

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Louisiana

What is Issued: License.

Name of Credential: Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.).

Accreditation Requirements: Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

Minimum Coursework or Degree Requirements for Licensure: Professional Degree in Pharmacy from a School of Pharmacy approved by the State Board.

Examination(s):

  1. North American Pharmacy Licensing Examination (NAPLEX); and
  2. Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE).

Extra Certification(s): None.

Curriculum Requirements: State defers to curriculum set by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE):

  1. Biomedical Sciences (may be completed at the pre-professional/undergraduate level) (Biochemistry, Biostatistics, Human Anatomy, Human Physiology, Immunology, Medical Microbiology, Pathology/Pathophysiology);
  2. Pharmaceutical Sciences (Clinical Chemistry, Extemporaneous Compounding, Medicinal Chemistry Pharmaceutical Calculations, Pharmaceutics/Biopharmaceutics, Pharmacogenomics/genetics, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacology, Toxicology);
  3. Social/Administrative/Behavioral Sciences (Cultural Awareness, Ethics, Healthcare Systems, History of Pharmacy, Pharmacoeconomics, Pharmacoepidemiology, Pharmacy Law and Regulatory Affairs, Practice Management, Professional Communication, Professional Development/Social and Behavioral Aspects of Practice, Research Design); and
  4. Clinical Sciences (Clinical Pharmacokinetics, Health Informatics, Health Information Retrieval and Evaluation, Medical Dispensing, Distribution, and Administration, Natural Products and Alternative and Complementary Therapies, Patient Assessment, Patient Safety, Pharmacotherapy, Public Health, Self-Care Pharmacotherapy).

Required Hours of Internship Experience: 1,740 Hours (a minimum of 1 year of professional experience).

Internship Registration Requirements: Registration as a Pharmacy Intern is required prior to the commencement of any pharmacy intern experience. To be eligible for registration, applicants must be enrolled in a Board-approved college or school of pharmacy.

Internship Registration Deadline: Applications should be submitted no later than the end of the first semester of the first academic year at a Board-approved college of pharmacy.

Age Requirements: Must 18 years of age or older for fieldwork placement; Must be 21 years of age or older to be licensed.

State Regulation: Louisiana - State Regulation

State Board: Louisiana Board of Pharmacy

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements.

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Maine

What is Issued: License.

Name of Credential: Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.).

Accreditation Requirements: Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

Minimum Coursework or Degree Requirements for Licensure: Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) from a School of Pharmacy accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

Examination(s):

  1. North American Pharmacy Licensing Examination (NAPLEX); and
  2. Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE).

Extra Certification(s): None.

Curriculum Requirements: State defers to curriculum set by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE):

  1. Biomedical Sciences (may be completed at the pre-professional/undergraduate level) (Biochemistry, Biostatistics, Human Anatomy, Human Physiology, Immunology, Medical Microbiology, Pathology/Pathophysiology);
  2. Pharmaceutical Sciences (Clinical Chemistry, Extemporaneous Compounding, Medicinal Chemistry Pharmaceutical Calculations, Pharmaceutics/Biopharmaceutics, Pharmacogenomics/genetics, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacology, Toxicology);
  3. Social/Administrative/Behavioral Sciences (Cultural Awareness, Ethics, Healthcare Systems, History of Pharmacy, Pharmacoeconomics, Pharmacoepidemiology, Pharmacy Law and Regulatory Affairs, Practice Management, Professional Communication, Professional Development/Social and Behavioral Aspects of Practice, Research Design); and
  4. Clinical Sciences (Clinical Pharmacokinetics, Health Informatics, Health Information Retrieval and Evaluation, Medical Dispensing, Distribution, and Administration, Natural Products and Alternative and Complementary Therapies, Patient Assessment, Patient Safety, Pharmacotherapy, Public Health, Self-Care Pharmacotherapy).

Required Hours of Internship Experience: 1,500 Hours.

Internship Registration Requirements: Registration as a Pharmacy Intern is required prior to the commencement of any pharmacy intern experience. To be eligible for registration, applicants must be enrolled in a Board-approved college or school of pharmacy.

Internship Registration Deadline: As part of the application, the applicant shall present to the board written verification of matriculation in a professional academic degree program.

Age Requirements: Must 18 years of age or older for fieldwork placement; Must be 18 years of age or older to be licensed.

State Regulation: Maine - State Regulation

State Board: Maine Board of Pharmacy

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements.

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Maryland

What is Issued: License.

Name of Credential: Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.).

Accreditation Requirements: Recognized by the State Board of Pharmacy and Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

Minimum Coursework or Degree Requirements for Licensure: Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) from a School of Pharmacy accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

Examination(s):

  1. North American Pharmacy Licensing Examination (NAPLEX);
  2. Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE); and
  3. Pharmacy Law Examination.

Extra Certification(s): None.

Curriculum Requirements: State defers to curriculum set by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE):

  1. Biomedical Sciences (may be completed at the pre-professional/undergraduate level) (Biochemistry, Biostatistics, Human Anatomy, Human Physiology, Immunology, Medical Microbiology, Pathology/Pathophysiology);
  2. Pharmaceutical Sciences (Clinical Chemistry, Extemporaneous Compounding, Medicinal Chemistry Pharmaceutical Calculations, Pharmaceutics/Biopharmaceutics, Pharmacogenomics/genetics, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacology, Toxicology);
  3. Social/Administrative/Behavioral Sciences (Cultural Awareness, Ethics, Healthcare Systems, History of Pharmacy, Pharmacoeconomics, Pharmacoepidemiology, Pharmacy Law and Regulatory Affairs, Practice Management, Professional Communication, Professional Development/Social and Behavioral Aspects of Practice, Research Design); and
  4. Clinical Sciences (Clinical Pharmacokinetics, Health Informatics, Health Information Retrieval and Evaluation, Medical Dispensing, Distribution, and Administration, Natural Products and Alternative and Complementary Therapies, Patient Assessment, Patient Safety, Pharmacotherapy, Public Health, Self-Care Pharmacotherapy).

Required Hours of Internship Experience:

  1. 1,000 hours in a school-supervised pharmacy practice experience program conducted by an ACPE-accredited school of pharmacy; or
  2. 1,560 hours of full-time training under the direct supervision of licensed pharmacists who are approved by the Board (foreign graduates only).

Internship Registration Requirements: Registration as a Pharmacy Intern is required prior to the commencement of any pharmacy intern experience. To be eligible for registration, applicants must have completed the first professional year of a professional or Doctor of Pharmacy program at a college of pharmacy accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

Internship Registration Deadline: The Board recommends that applicants currently enrolled in their first year of professional pharmacy education do not submit their completed applications before the first of May. Applications take 4-6 weeks to process.

Age Requirements: Must 18 years of age or older for fieldwork placement; Must be 18 years of age or older to be licensed.

State Regulation: Maryland - State Regulation

State Board: Maryland Board of Pharmacy

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements.

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Massachusetts

What is Issued: License.

Name of Credential: Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.).

Accreditation Requirements: Recognized by the State Board of Pharmacy and Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

Minimum Coursework or Degree Requirements for Licensure: Degree in Pharmacy from a School of Pharmacy approved by the State Board of Pharmacy or accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

Examination(s):

  1. North American Pharmacy Licensing Examination (NAPLEX); and
  2. Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE).

Extra Certification(s): None.

Curriculum Requirements: State defers to curriculum set by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE):

  1. Biomedical Sciences (may be completed at the pre-professional/undergraduate level) (Biochemistry, Biostatistics, Human Anatomy, Human Physiology, Immunology, Medical Microbiology, Pathology/Pathophysiology);
  2. Pharmaceutical Sciences (Clinical Chemistry, Extemporaneous Compounding, Medicinal Chemistry Pharmaceutical Calculations, Pharmaceutics/Biopharmaceutics, Pharmacogenomics/genetics, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacology, Toxicology);
  3. Social/Administrative/Behavioral Sciences (Cultural Awareness, Ethics, Healthcare Systems, History of Pharmacy, Pharmacoeconomics, Pharmacoepidemiology, Pharmacy Law and Regulatory Affairs, Practice Management, Professional Communication, Professional Development/Social and Behavioral Aspects of Practice, Research Design); and
  4. Clinical Sciences (Clinical Pharmacokinetics, Health Informatics, Health Information Retrieval and Evaluation, Medical Dispensing, Distribution, and Administration, Natural Products and Alternative and Complementary Therapies, Patient Assessment, Patient Safety, Pharmacotherapy, Public Health, Self-Care Pharmacotherapy).

Required Hours of Internship Experience: 1,500 Hours.

Internship Registration Requirements: Registration as a Pharmacy Intern is required prior to the commencement of any pharmacy intern experience. To be eligible for registration, applicants must have completed two (2) academic years in pre-pharmacy and have attended classes in the first professional year of an approved school of pharmacy. Every application must include a recent passport-size photo and a certified statement by the approved college or school of pharmacy which indicates that the applicant has completed two years of education or has achieved standing as a student beyond the second year.

Internship Registration Deadline: Before the commencement of a pharmacy internship in Massachusetts, persons who are enrolled, either full or part-time, in an approved college/school of pharmacy shall register using a form provided by the Board.

Age Requirements: Must be 18 years of age or older to be licensed.

State Regulation: Massachusetts - State Regulation

State Board: Massachusetts Board of Registration in Pharmacy

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements.

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Michigan

What is Issued: License.

Name of Credential: Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.).

Accreditation Requirements: Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) or National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP).

Minimum Coursework or Degree Requirements for Licensure: Degree in Pharmacy from an accredited School of Pharmacy approved by the State Board.

Examination(s):

  1. North American Pharmacy Licensing Examination (NAPLEX); and
  2. Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE).

Extra Certification(s): None.

Curriculum Requirements: State defers to curriculum set by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE):

  1. Biomedical Sciences (may be completed at the pre-professional/undergraduate level) (Biochemistry, Biostatistics, Human Anatomy, Human Physiology, Immunology, Medical Microbiology, Pathology/Pathophysiology);
  2. Pharmaceutical Sciences (Clinical Chemistry, Extemporaneous Compounding, Medicinal Chemistry Pharmaceutical Calculations, Pharmaceutics/Biopharmaceutics, Pharmacogenomics/genetics, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacology, Toxicology);
  3. Social/Administrative/Behavioral Sciences (Cultural Awareness, Ethics, Healthcare Systems, History of Pharmacy, Pharmacoeconomics, Pharmacoepidemiology, Pharmacy Law and Regulatory Affairs, Practice Management, Professional Communication, Professional Development/Social and Behavioral Aspects of Practice, Research Design); and
  4. Clinical Sciences (Clinical Pharmacokinetics, Health Informatics, Health Information Retrieval and Evaluation, Medical Dispensing, Distribution, and Administration, Natural Products and Alternative and Complementary Therapies, Patient Assessment, Patient Safety, Pharmacotherapy, Public Health, Self-Care Pharmacotherapy).

Required Hours of Internship Experience: 1,600 Hours.

Internship Registration Requirements: Registration as a Pharmacy Intern is required prior to the commencement of any pharmacy intern experience. Applicants are eligible for intern licensure at the beginning of the first professional year of study in an accredited college or school of pharmacy.

Internship Registration Deadline: Students can apply for internship at any time at the beginning of the first professional year of study.

Age Requirements: Must 18 years of age or older for fieldwork placement; Must be 18 years of age or older to be licensed.

State Regulation: Michigan - State Regulation

State Board: Michigan Board of Pharmacy

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements.

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Minnesota

What is Issued: License

Name of Credential: Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.)

Accreditation Requirements: Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

Minimum Coursework or Degree Requirements for Licensure: Bachelor Degree in Pharmacy or Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) from a School of Pharmacy accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

Examination(s):

  1. North American Pharmacy Licensing Examination (NAPLEX); and
  2. Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE).

Extra Certification(s): None.

Curriculum Requirements: State defers to curriculum set by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE):

  1. Biomedical Sciences (may be completed at the pre-professional/undergraduate level) (Biochemistry, Biostatistics, Human Anatomy, Human Physiology, Immunology, Medical Microbiology, Pathology/Pathophysiology);
  2. Pharmaceutical Sciences (Clinical Chemistry, Extemporaneous Compounding, Medicinal Chemistry Pharmaceutical Calculations, Pharmaceutics/Biopharmaceutics, Pharmacogenomics/genetics, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacology, Toxicology);
  3. Social/Administrative/Behavioral Sciences (Cultural Awareness, Ethics, Healthcare Systems, History of Pharmacy, Pharmacoeconomics, Pharmacoepidemiology, Pharmacy Law and Regulatory Affairs, Practice Management, Professional Communication, Professional Development/Social and Behavioral Aspects of Practice, Research Design); and
  4. Clinical Sciences (Clinical Pharmacokinetics, Health Informatics, Health Information Retrieval and Evaluation, Medical Dispensing, Distribution, and Administration, Natural Products and Alternative and Complementary Therapies, Patient Assessment, Patient Safety, Pharmacotherapy, Public Health, Self-Care Pharmacotherapy).

Required Hours of Internship Experience: 1,600 Hours.

Internship Registration Requirements: Registration as a Pharmacy Intern is required prior to the commencement of any pharmacy intern experience. To be eligible for registration, applicants must have completed the first professional year of a professional or Doctor of Pharmacy program at a college of pharmacy accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

Internship Registration Deadline: Every person shall register with the board before beginning a pharmacy internship in Minnesota.

Age Requirements: Must 18 years of age or older for fieldwork placement; Must be 18 years of age or older to be licensed.

State Regulation: Minnesota - State Regulation

State Board: Minnesota Board of Pharmacy

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements.

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Mississippi

What is Issued: License.

Name of Credential: Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.).

Accreditation Requirements: Recognized by the State Board of Pharmacy and Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

Minimum Coursework or Degree Requirements for Licensure: Bachelor Degree in Pharmacy or Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) from a School of Pharmacy approved by the State Board of Pharmacy or accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

Examination(s):

  1. North American Pharmacy Licensing Examination (NAPLEX); and
  2. Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE).

Extra Certification(s): None.

Curriculum Requirements: State defers to curriculum set by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE):

  1. Biomedical Sciences (may be completed at the pre-professional/undergraduate level) (Biochemistry, Biostatistics, Human Anatomy, Human Physiology, Immunology, Medical Microbiology, Pathology/Pathophysiology);
  2. Pharmaceutical Sciences (Clinical Chemistry, Extemporaneous Compounding, Medicinal Chemistry Pharmaceutical Calculations, Pharmaceutics/Biopharmaceutics, Pharmacogenomics/genetics, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacology, Toxicology);
  3. Social/Administrative/Behavioral Sciences (Cultural Awareness, Ethics, Healthcare Systems, History of Pharmacy, Pharmacoeconomics, Pharmacoepidemiology, Pharmacy Law and Regulatory Affairs, Practice Management, Professional Communication, Professional Development/Social and Behavioral Aspects of Practice, Research Design); and
  4. Clinical Sciences (Clinical Pharmacokinetics, Health Informatics, Health Information Retrieval and Evaluation, Medical Dispensing, Distribution, and Administration, Natural Products and Alternative and Complementary Therapies, Patient Assessment, Patient Safety, Pharmacotherapy, Public Health, Self-Care Pharmacotherapy).

Required Hours of Internship Experience: 1,600 Hours.

Internship Registration Requirements: Registration as a Pharmacy Intern is required prior to the commencement of any pharmacy intern experience. To be eligible for registration, applicants must be enrolled in an accredited college or school of pharmacy. Every applicant must have successfully passed a criminal background check conducted by the Board and have supplied proof to the Board the applicant is enrolled in a school of pharmacy approved by the Board.

Internship Registration Deadline: Every person enrolled in the professional curriculum of a school of pharmacy and pursuing either a Bachelor of Science in pharmacy degree or a Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) degree must obtain an extern/intern registration from the Mississippi Board of Pharmacy prior to enrolling and participating in externship or clerkship rotations or
obtaining practical experience in a pharmacy permitted by the Board.

Age Requirements: Must 18 years of age or older for fieldwork placement; Must be 18 years of age or older to be licensed.

State Regulation: Mississippi - State Regulation

State Board: Mississippi Board of Pharmacy

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements.

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Missouri

What is Issued: License.

Name of Credential: Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.).

Accreditation Requirements: Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

Minimum Coursework or Degree Requirements for Licensure: Degree in Pharmacy from an accredited School of Pharmacy approved by the State Board of Pharmacy.

Examination(s):

  1. North American Pharmacy Licensing Examination (NAPLEX); and
  2. Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE).

Extra Certification(s): None.

Curriculum Requirements: State defers to curriculum set by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE):

  1. Biomedical Sciences (may be completed at the pre-professional/undergraduate level) (Biochemistry, Biostatistics, Human Anatomy, Human Physiology, Immunology, Medical Microbiology, Pathology/Pathophysiology);
  2. Pharmaceutical Sciences (Clinical Chemistry, Extemporaneous Compounding, Medicinal Chemistry Pharmaceutical Calculations, Pharmaceutics/Biopharmaceutics, Pharmacogenomics/genetics, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacology, Toxicology);
  3. Social/Administrative/Behavioral Sciences (Cultural Awareness, Ethics, Healthcare Systems, History of Pharmacy, Pharmacoeconomics, Pharmacoepidemiology, Pharmacy Law and Regulatory Affairs, Practice Management, Professional Communication, Professional Development/Social and Behavioral Aspects of Practice, Research Design); and
  4. Clinical Sciences (Clinical Pharmacokinetics, Health Informatics, Health Information Retrieval and Evaluation, Medical Dispensing, Distribution, and Administration, Natural Products and Alternative and Complementary Therapies, Patient Assessment, Patient Safety, Pharmacotherapy, Public Health, Self-Care Pharmacotherapy).

Required Hours of Internship Experience: 1,500 Hours.

Internship Registration Requirements: Registration as a Pharmacy Intern is required prior to the commencement of any pharmacy intern experience. To be eligible for registration, applicants must be enrolled in a professional program at a school or college of pharmacy accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

Internship Registration Deadline: Registration deadline not explicitly specified by the Board. Applicants are encouraged to apply within a timeframe that permits licensing prior to the commence of the internship experience.

Age Requirements: Must 18 years of age or older for fieldwork placement; Must be 21 years of age or older to be licensed.

State Regulation: Missouri - State Regulation

State Board: Missouri Board of Pharmacy

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements.

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Montana

What is Issued: License.

Name of Credential: Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.).

Accreditation Requirements: Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

Minimum Coursework or Degree Requirements for Licensure: Degree in Pharmacy from an accredited School of Pharmacy approved by the State Board of Pharmacy.

Examination(s):

  1. North American Pharmacy Licensing Examination (NAPLEX); and
  2. Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE).

Extra Certification(s): None.

Curriculum Requirements: State defers to curriculum set by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE):

  1. Biomedical Sciences (may be completed at the pre-professional/undergraduate level) (Biochemistry, Biostatistics, Human Anatomy, Human Physiology, Immunology, Medical Microbiology, Pathology/Pathophysiology);
  2. Pharmaceutical Sciences (Clinical Chemistry, Extemporaneous Compounding, Medicinal Chemistry Pharmaceutical Calculations, Pharmaceutics/Biopharmaceutics, Pharmacogenomics/genetics, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacology, Toxicology);
  3. Social/Administrative/Behavioral Sciences (Cultural Awareness, Ethics, Healthcare Systems, History of Pharmacy, Pharmacoeconomics, Pharmacoepidemiology, Pharmacy Law and Regulatory Affairs, Practice Management, Professional Communication, Professional Development/Social and Behavioral Aspects of Practice, Research Design); and
  4. Clinical Sciences (Clinical Pharmacokinetics, Health Informatics, Health Information Retrieval and Evaluation, Medical Dispensing, Distribution, and Administration, Natural Products and Alternative and Complementary Therapies, Patient Assessment, Patient Safety, Pharmacotherapy, Public Health, Self-Care Pharmacotherapy).

Required Hours of Internship Experience: 1,500 Hours.

Internship Registration Requirements: Registration as a Pharmacy Intern is required prior to the commencement of any pharmacy intern experience. To be eligible for registration, applicants must be enrolled in an accredited college or school of pharmacy.

Internship Registration Deadline: An intern registration may be submitted by an applicant who is currently enrolled in ang has completed at least one (1) day of the accredited pharmacy program.

Age Requirements: Must 18 years of age or older for fieldwork placement; Must be 18 years of age or older to be licensed.

State Regulation: Montana - State Regulation

State Board: Montana Board of Pharmacy

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements.

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Nebraska

What is Issued: License.

Name of Credential: Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.).

Accreditation Requirements: Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

Minimum Coursework or Degree Requirements for Licensure: Degree in Pharmacy from a School of Pharmacy accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

Examination(s):

  1. North American Pharmacy Licensing Examination (NAPLEX); and
  2. Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE).

Extra Certification(s): None.

Curriculum Requirements: State defers to curriculum set by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE):

  1. Biomedical Sciences (may be completed at the pre-professional/undergraduate level) (Biochemistry, Biostatistics, Human Anatomy, Human Physiology, Immunology, Medical Microbiology, Pathology/Pathophysiology);
  2. Pharmaceutical Sciences (Clinical Chemistry, Extemporaneous Compounding, Medicinal Chemistry Pharmaceutical Calculations, Pharmaceutics/Biopharmaceutics, Pharmacogenomics/genetics, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacology, Toxicology);
  3. Social/Administrative/Behavioral Sciences (Cultural Awareness, Ethics, Healthcare Systems, History of Pharmacy, Pharmacoeconomics, Pharmacoepidemiology, Pharmacy Law and Regulatory Affairs, Practice Management, Professional Communication, Professional Development/Social and Behavioral Aspects of Practice, Research Design); and
  4. Clinical Sciences (Clinical Pharmacokinetics, Health Informatics, Health Information Retrieval and Evaluation, Medical Dispensing, Distribution, and Administration, Natural Products and Alternative and Complementary Therapies, Patient Assessment, Patient Safety, Pharmacotherapy, Public Health, Self-Care Pharmacotherapy).

Required Hours of Internship Experience: 1,500 Hours.

Internship Registration Requirements: Registration as a Pharmacy Intern is required prior to the commencement of any pharmacy intern experience. To be eligible for registration, applicants must be enrolled in an accredited college or school of pharmacy, as early as attendance of the first day of their program. Every application must include official documentation of the month and year the applicant enrolled in the pharmacy program and the expected month and year of graduation.

Internship Registration Deadline: The Department will act within 150 days upon all completed applications for licensure.

Age Requirements: Must 18 years of age or older for fieldwork placement; Must be 21 years of age or older to be licensed.

State Regulation: Nebraska - State Regulation

State Board: Nebraska Department of Health

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements.

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Nevada

What is Issued: License.

Name of Credential: Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.).

Accreditation Requirements: Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

Minimum Coursework or Degree Requirements for Licensure: Degree in Pharmacy from a School of Pharmacy approved by the State Board of Pharmacy and accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) or the Canadian Council for Pharmacy Accreditation.

Examination(s):

  1. North American Pharmacy Licensing Examination (NAPLEX); and
  2. Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE).

Extra Certification(s): None.

Curriculum Requirements: State defers to curriculum set by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE):

  1. Biomedical Sciences (may be completed at the pre-professional/undergraduate level) (Biochemistry, Biostatistics, Human Anatomy, Human Physiology, Immunology, Medical Microbiology, Pathology/Pathophysiology);
  2. Pharmaceutical Sciences (Clinical Chemistry, Extemporaneous Compounding, Medicinal Chemistry Pharmaceutical Calculations, Pharmaceutics/Biopharmaceutics, Pharmacogenomics/genetics, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacology, Toxicology);
  3. Social/Administrative/Behavioral Sciences (Cultural Awareness, Ethics, Healthcare Systems, History of Pharmacy, Pharmacoeconomics, Pharmacoepidemiology, Pharmacy Law and Regulatory Affairs, Practice Management, Professional Communication, Professional Development/Social and Behavioral Aspects of Practice, Research Design); and
  4. Clinical Sciences (Clinical Pharmacokinetics, Health Informatics, Health Information Retrieval and Evaluation, Medical Dispensing, Distribution, and Administration, Natural Products and Alternative and Complementary Therapies, Patient Assessment, Patient Safety, Pharmacotherapy, Public Health, Self-Care Pharmacotherapy).

Required Hours of Internship Experience: 1,740 Hours.

Internship Registration Requirements: Registration as a Pharmacy Intern is required prior to the commencement of any pharmacy intern experience. To be eligible for registration, applicants must be enrolled in a college of pharmacy or a department of pharmacy of a university approved by the Board.

Internship Registration Deadline: Registration deadline not explicitly specified by the Board. Applicants are encouraged to apply within a timeframe that permits licensing prior to the commence of the internship experience.

Age Requirements: Must 18 years of age or older for fieldwork placement; Must be 18 years of age or older to be licensed.

State Regulation: Nevada - State Regulation

State Board: Nevada State Board of Pharmacy

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements.

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New Hampshire

What is Issued: License.

Name of Credential: Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.).

Accreditation Requirements: Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

Minimum Coursework or Degree Requirements for Licensure: Professional Bachelor of Pharmacy degree or a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an ACPE accredited Pharmacy School.

Examination(s):

  1. North American Pharmacy Licensing Examination (NAPLEX); and
  2. Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE).

Extra Certification(s): None.

Curriculum Requirements: State defers to curriculum set by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE):

  1. Biomedical Sciences (may be completed at the pre-professional/undergraduate level) (Biochemistry, Biostatistics, Human Anatomy, Human Physiology, Immunology, Medical Microbiology, Pathology/Pathophysiology);
  2. Pharmaceutical Sciences (Clinical Chemistry, Extemporaneous Compounding, Medicinal Chemistry Pharmaceutical Calculations, Pharmaceutics/Biopharmaceutics, Pharmacogenomics/genetics, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacology, Toxicology);
  3. Social/Administrative/Behavioral Sciences (Cultural Awareness, Ethics, Healthcare Systems, History of Pharmacy, Pharmacoeconomics, Pharmacoepidemiology, Pharmacy Law and Regulatory Affairs, Practice Management, Professional Communication, Professional Development/Social and Behavioral Aspects of Practice, Research Design); and
  4. Clinical Sciences (Clinical Pharmacokinetics, Health Informatics, Health Information Retrieval and Evaluation, Medical Dispensing, Distribution, and Administration, Natural Products and Alternative and Complementary Therapies, Patient Assessment, Patient Safety, Pharmacotherapy, Public Health, Self-Care Pharmacotherapy).

Required Hours of Internship Experience: 1,500 Hours.

Internship Registration Requirements: Registration as a Pharmacy Intern is required prior to the commencement of any pharmacy intern experience. To be eligible for registration, applicants must be enrolled in a college of pharmacy beginning no earlier than 4 months prior to the third year of study.

Internship Registration Deadline: The processing timeline for applications is approximately fourteen (14) days.

Age Requirements: Must 18 years of age or older for fieldwork placement; Must be 18 years of age or older to be licensed.

State Regulation: New Hampshire - State Regulation

State Board: New Hampshire Board of Pharmacy

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements.

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New Jersey

What is Issued: License.

Name of Credential: Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.).

Accreditation Requirements: Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

Minimum Coursework or Degree Requirements for Licensure: A degree of Bachelor of Science in pharmacy with a minimum five-year course of study or with a Doctor of Pharmacy.

Examination(s):

  1. North American Pharmacy Licensing Examination (NAPLEX); and
  2. Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE).

Extra Certification(s): None.

Curriculum Requirements: State defers to curriculum set by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE):

  1. Biomedical Sciences (may be completed at the pre-professional/undergraduate level) (Biochemistry, Biostatistics, Human Anatomy, Human Physiology, Immunology, Medical Microbiology, Pathology/Pathophysiology);
  2. Pharmaceutical Sciences (Clinical Chemistry, Extemporaneous Compounding, Medicinal Chemistry Pharmaceutical Calculations, Pharmaceutics/Biopharmaceutics, Pharmacogenomics/genetics, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacology, Toxicology);
  3. Social/Administrative/Behavioral Sciences (Cultural Awareness, Ethics, Healthcare Systems, History of Pharmacy, Pharmacoeconomics, Pharmacoepidemiology, Pharmacy Law and Regulatory Affairs, Practice Management, Professional Communication, Professional Development/Social and Behavioral Aspects of Practice, Research Design); and
  4. Clinical Sciences (Clinical Pharmacokinetics, Health Informatics, Health Information Retrieval and Evaluation, Medical Dispensing, Distribution, and Administration, Natural Products and Alternative and Complementary Therapies, Patient Assessment, Patient Safety, Pharmacotherapy, Public Health, Self-Care Pharmacotherapy).

Required Hours of Internship Experience: 1,440 Hours.

Internship Registration Requirements: Registration as a Pharmacy Intern is required prior to the commencement of any pharmacy intern experience. To be eligible for registration, applicants must be in the first professional year at an Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)-approved school or college of pharmacy. Every applicant must provide fingerprints for purposes of a criminal history background check to be conducted by the State of New Jersey to determine whether criminal history record information exists that may disqualify the applicant from being registered as a pharmacy intern by the Board. Every application must include a passport size photo of the applicant.

Internship Registration Deadline: No person shall be employed as a pharmacy intern until he or she has been registered with the Board pursuant to this section and his or her preceptor has been approved by the Board.

Age Requirements: Must be 18 years of age or older to be licensed.

State Regulation: New Jersey - State Regulation

State Board: New Jersey Board of Pharmacy

Federal Disclosure: Meets States Requirements.

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New Mexico

What is Issued: License.

Name of Credential: Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.).

Accreditation Requirements: Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

Minimum Coursework or Degree Requirements for Licensure: Degree in Pharmacy from a School of Pharmacy accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

Examination(s):

  1. North American Pharmacy Licensing Examination (NAPLEX); and
  2. Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE).

Extra Certification(s): None.

Curriculum Requirements: State defers to curriculum set by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE):

  1. Biomedical Sciences (may be completed at the pre-professional/undergraduate level) (Biochemistry, Biostatistics, Human Anatomy, Human Physiology, Immunology, Medical Microbiology, Pathology/Pathophysiology);
  2. Pharmaceutical Sciences (Clinical Chemistry, Extemporaneous Compounding, Medicinal Chemistry Pharmaceutical Calculations, Pharmaceutics/Biopharmaceutics, Pharmacogenomics/genetics, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacology, Toxicology);
  3. Social/Administrative/Behavioral Sciences (Cultural Awareness, Ethics, Healthcare Systems, History of Pharmacy, Pharmacoeconomics, Pharmacoepidemiology, Pharmacy Law and Regulatory Affairs, Practice Management, Professional Communication, Professional Development/Social and Behavioral Aspects of Practice, Research Design); and
  4. Clinical Sciences (Clinical Pharmacokinetics, Health Informatics, Health Information Retrieval and Evaluation, Medical Dispensing, Distribution, and Administration, Natural Products and Alternative and Complementary Therapies, Patient Assessment, Patient Safety, Pharmacotherapy, Public Health, Self-Care Pharmacotherapy).

Required Hours of Internship Experience: 1,500 Hours.

Internship Registration Requirements: Registration as a Pharmacy Intern is required prior to the commencement of any pharmacy intern experience. To be eligible for registration, applicants must have completed thirty (30) or more semester hours or the equivalent thereof, in a college of pharmacy curriculum accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

Internship Registration Deadline: Registration should occur before the commencement of the internship experience. The intern registration must be renewed annually on/or before the last day of September.

Age Requirements: Must 18 years of age or older for fieldwork placement; Must be 18 years of age or older to be licensed.

State Regulation: New Mexico - State Regulation

State Board: New Mexico Regulation and Licensing Pharmacy

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements.

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New York

What is Issued: License.

Name of Credential: Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.).

Accreditation Requirements: Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

Minimum Coursework or Degree Requirements for Licensure: Bachelor Degree in Pharmacy or Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) from a School of Pharmacy accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

Examination(s):

  1. North American Pharmacy Licensing Examination (NAPLEX);
  2. Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE); and
  3. Compounding.

Extra Certification(s): None.

Curriculum Requirements: State defers to curriculum set by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE):

  1. Biomedical Sciences (may be completed at the pre-professional/undergraduate level) (Biochemistry, Biostatistics, Human Anatomy, Human Physiology, Immunology, Medical Microbiology, Pathology/Pathophysiology);
  2. Pharmaceutical Sciences (Clinical Chemistry, Extemporaneous Compounding, Medicinal Chemistry Pharmaceutical Calculations, Pharmaceutics/Biopharmaceutics, Pharmacogenomics/genetics, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacology, Toxicology);
  3. Social/Administrative/Behavioral Sciences (Cultural Awareness, Ethics, Healthcare Systems, History of Pharmacy, Pharmacoeconomics, Pharmacoepidemiology, Pharmacy Law and Regulatory Affairs, Practice Management, Professional Communication, Professional Development/Social and Behavioral Aspects of Practice, Research Design); and
  4. Clinical Sciences (Clinical Pharmacokinetics, Health Informatics, Health Information Retrieval and Evaluation, Medical Dispensing, Distribution, and Administration, Natural Products and Alternative and Complementary Therapies, Patient Assessment, Patient Safety, Pharmacotherapy, Public Health, Self-Care Pharmacotherapy).

Required Hours of Internship Experience: Graduates of registered or accredited programs leading to the bachelor's degree in pharmacy shall have completed at least six months of full-time experience, or the equivalent thereof, as a pharmacy intern in an internship program.

Internship Registration Requirements: Registration as a Pharmacy Intern is required prior to the commencement of any pharmacy intern experience. To be eligible for registration, applicants must be enrolled in a college of pharmacy or a department of pharmacy of a university approved by the Board. The Board recognizes internship/externship credit after the first professional year.

Internship Registration Deadline: Registration deadline not explicitly specified by the Board. Applicants are encouraged to apply within a timeframe that permits licensing prior to the commence of the internship experience.

Age Requirements: Must be 21 years of age or older to be licensed.

State Regulation: New York - State Regulation

State Board: New York Office of the Professions Pharmacy

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements.

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North Carolina

What is Issued: License.

Name of Credential: Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.).

Accreditation Requirements: Degree program approved by the State Board of Pharmacy.

Minimum Coursework or Degree Requirements for Licensure: Degree in Pharmacy from an accredited School of Pharmacy approved by the State Board of Pharmacy.

Examination(s):

  1. North American Pharmacy Licensing Examination (NAPLEX); and
  2. Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE).

Extra Certification(s): None.

Curriculum Requirements: State defers to curriculum set by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE):

  1. Biomedical Sciences (may be completed at the pre-professional/undergraduate level) (Biochemistry, Biostatistics, Human Anatomy, Human Physiology, Immunology, Medical Microbiology, Pathology/Pathophysiology);
  2. Pharmaceutical Sciences (Clinical Chemistry, Extemporaneous Compounding, Medicinal Chemistry Pharmaceutical Calculations, Pharmaceutics/Biopharmaceutics, Pharmacogenomics/genetics, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacology, Toxicology);
  3. Social/Administrative/Behavioral Sciences (Cultural Awareness, Ethics, Healthcare Systems, History of Pharmacy, Pharmacoeconomics, Pharmacoepidemiology, Pharmacy Law and Regulatory Affairs, Practice Management, Professional Communication, Professional Development/Social and Behavioral Aspects of Practice, Research Design); and
  4. Clinical Sciences (Clinical Pharmacokinetics, Health Informatics, Health Information Retrieval and Evaluation, Medical Dispensing, Distribution, and Administration, Natural Products and Alternative and Complementary Therapies, Patient Assessment, Patient Safety, Pharmacotherapy, Public Health, Self-Care Pharmacotherapy).

Required Hours of Internship Experience: 1,500 Hours.

Internship Registration Requirements: Registration as a Pharmacy Intern is required prior to the commencement of any pharmacy intern experience. To be eligible for registration, applicants must have completed two (2) academic years in pre-pharmacy and enrollment in an accredited school of pharmacy.

Internship Registration Deadline: North Carolina - Standards for Practical Pharmacy Experience and Application Information

Age Requirements: Must 18 years of age or older for fieldwork placement; Must be 18 years of age or older to be licensed.

State Regulation: North Carolina - State Regulation

State Board: North Carolina Board of Pharmacy

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements.

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North Dakota

What is Issued: License.

Name of Credential: Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.).

Accreditation Requirements: Degree program approved by the State Board of Pharmacy.

Minimum Coursework or Degree Requirements for Licensure: Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) from a School of Pharmacy accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

Examination(s):

  1. North American Pharmacy Licensing Examination (NAPLEX); and
  2. Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE).

Extra Certification(s): None.

Curriculum Requirements: State defers to curriculum set by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE):

  1. Biomedical Sciences (may be completed at the pre-professional/undergraduate level) (Biochemistry, Biostatistics, Human Anatomy, Human Physiology, Immunology, Medical Microbiology, Pathology/Pathophysiology);
  2. Pharmaceutical Sciences (Clinical Chemistry, Extemporaneous Compounding, Medicinal Chemistry Pharmaceutical Calculations, Pharmaceutics/Biopharmaceutics, Pharmacogenomics/genetics, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacology, Toxicology);
  3. Social/Administrative/Behavioral Sciences (Cultural Awareness, Ethics, Healthcare Systems, History of Pharmacy, Pharmacoeconomics, Pharmacoepidemiology, Pharmacy Law and Regulatory Affairs, Practice Management, Professional Communication, Professional Development/Social and Behavioral Aspects of Practice, Research Design); and
  4. Clinical Sciences (Clinical Pharmacokinetics, Health Informatics, Health Information Retrieval and Evaluation, Medical Dispensing, Distribution, and Administration, Natural Products and Alternative and Complementary Therapies, Patient Assessment, Patient Safety, Pharmacotherapy, Public Health, Self-Care Pharmacotherapy).

Required Hours of Internship Experience: 1,500 Hours.

Internship Registration Requirements: Registration as a Pharmacy Intern is required prior to the commencement of any pharmacy intern experience. To be eligible for registration, applicants must have completed one (1) academic year and enrollment in an accredited school of pharmacy.

Internship Registration Deadline: A pharmacy intern must license with the board of pharmacy when accepted into the Doctor of Pharmacy professional program at any Board-approved college or school of pharmacy and annually while successfully completing all four (4) years of the doctor of pharmacy program. Registration deadline not explicitly specified by the Board. Applicants are encouraged to apply within a timeframe that permits licensing prior to the commence of the internship experience.

Age Requirements: Must 18 years of age or older for fieldwork placement; Must be 18 years of age or older to be licensed.

State Regulation: North Dakota - State Regulation

State Board: North Dakota Board of Pharmacy

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements.

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Ohio

What is Issued: License.

Name of Credential: Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.).

Accreditation Requirements: Degree program approved by the State Board of Pharmacy.

Minimum Coursework or Degree Requirements for Licensure: Degree in Pharmacy from a School of Pharmacy approved by the State Board.

Examination(s):

  1. North American Pharmacy Licensing Examination (NAPLEX); and
  2. Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE).

Extra Certification(s): None.

Curriculum Requirements: State defers to curriculum set by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE):

  1. Biomedical Sciences (may be completed at the pre-professional/undergraduate level) (Biochemistry, Biostatistics, Human Anatomy, Human Physiology, Immunology, Medical Microbiology, Pathology/Pathophysiology);
  2. Pharmaceutical Sciences (Clinical Chemistry, Extemporaneous Compounding, Medicinal Chemistry Pharmaceutical Calculations, Pharmaceutics/Biopharmaceutics, Pharmacogenomics/genetics, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacology, Toxicology);
  3. Social/Administrative/Behavioral Sciences (Cultural Awareness, Ethics, Healthcare Systems, History of Pharmacy, Pharmacoeconomics, Pharmacoepidemiology, Pharmacy Law and Regulatory Affairs, Practice Management, Professional Communication, Professional Development/Social and Behavioral Aspects of Practice, Research Design); and
  4. Clinical Sciences (Clinical Pharmacokinetics, Health Informatics, Health Information Retrieval and Evaluation, Medical Dispensing, Distribution, and Administration, Natural Products and Alternative and Complementary Therapies, Patient Assessment, Patient Safety, Pharmacotherapy, Public Health, Self-Care Pharmacotherapy).

Required Hours of Internship Experience: 1,740 Hours.

Internship Registration Requirements: Registration as a Pharmacy Intern is required prior to the commencement of any pharmacy intern experience. To be eligible for registration, applicants must have successfully completed at least sixty (60) semester or ninety quarter hours of college, be enrolled in a school of pharmacy, and has begun taking professional classes directly related to the practice of pharmacy. Graduates of registered or accredited programs leading to the Doctor of Pharmacy degree shall be considered to have completed the internship requirement. Every application must include a head and shoulders passport size photograph taken within the previous six (6) months. Applicants must also provide documentation proving the completion of a minimum of sixty (60) semester hours of college work and documentation from a school of pharmacy that has been recognized and approved by the board certifying that the person is currently enrolled in a school of pharmacy and has begun taking professional classes directly related to the practice of pharmacy.

Internship Registration Deadline: Intern license application requires a photo no older than six months at the time of application.

Age Requirements: Must be 18 years of age or older to be licensed.

State Regulation: Ohio - State Regulation

State Board: State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements.

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Oklahoma

What is Issued: License.

Name of Credential: Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.).

Accreditation Requirements: Degree program approved by the State Board of Pharmacy.

Minimum Coursework or Degree Requirements for Licensure: Degree in Pharmacy from an accredited School of Pharmacy approved by the State Board of Pharmacy.

Examination(s):

  1. North American Pharmacy Licensing Examination (NAPLEX); and
  2. Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE).

Extra Certification(s): None.

Curriculum Requirements: State defers to curriculum set by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE):

  1. Biomedical Sciences (may be completed at the pre-professional/undergraduate level) (Biochemistry, Biostatistics, Human Anatomy, Human Physiology, Immunology, Medical Microbiology, Pathology/Pathophysiology);
  2. Pharmaceutical Sciences (Clinical Chemistry, Extemporaneous Compounding, Medicinal Chemistry Pharmaceutical Calculations, Pharmaceutics/Biopharmaceutics, Pharmacogenomics/genetics, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacology, Toxicology);
  3. Social/Administrative/Behavioral Sciences (Cultural Awareness, Ethics, Healthcare Systems, History of Pharmacy, Pharmacoeconomics, Pharmacoepidemiology, Pharmacy Law and Regulatory Affairs, Practice Management, Professional Communication, Professional Development/Social and Behavioral Aspects of Practice, Research Design); and
  4. Clinical Sciences (Clinical Pharmacokinetics, Health Informatics, Health Information Retrieval and Evaluation, Medical Dispensing, Distribution, and Administration, Natural Products and Alternative and Complementary Therapies, Patient Assessment, Patient Safety, Pharmacotherapy, Public Health, Self-Care Pharmacotherapy).

Required Hours of Internship Experience: 1,500 Hours.

Internship Registration Requirements: Registration as a Pharmacy Intern is required prior to the commencement of any pharmacy intern experience. To be eligible for registration, applicants must have completed fifty (50) college hours of credit, with an overall average of not less than "C", and must be currently enrolled and in good standing attending classes in an accredited college of pharmacy Doctor of Pharmacy program currently approved by the Board.

Internship Registration Deadline: Registration deadline not explicitly specified by the Board. Applicants are encouraged to apply within a timeframe that permits licensing prior to the commence of the internship experience.

Age Requirements: Must 18 years of age or older for fieldwork placement; Must be 18 years of age or older to be licensed.

State Regulation: Oklahoma - State Regulation

State Board: Oklahoma State Board of Pharmacy

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements.

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Oregon

What is Issued: License.

Name of Credential: Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.).

Accreditation Requirements: Degree program approved by the State Board of Pharmacy.

Minimum Coursework or Degree Requirements for Licensure: Have completed requirements for the first professional undergraduate degree as certified by a school or college of pharmacy which has been approved by the board.

Examination(s):

  1. North American Pharmacy Licensing Examination (NAPLEX); and
  2. Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE).

Extra Certification(s): None.

Curriculum Requirements: State defers to curriculum set by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE):

  1. Biomedical Sciences (may be completed at the pre-professional/undergraduate level) (Biochemistry, Biostatistics, Human Anatomy, Human Physiology, Immunology, Medical Microbiology, Pathology/Pathophysiology);
  2. Pharmaceutical Sciences (Clinical Chemistry, Extemporaneous Compounding, Medicinal Chemistry Pharmaceutical Calculations, Pharmaceutics/Biopharmaceutics, Pharmacogenomics/genetics, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacology, Toxicology);
  3. Social/Administrative/Behavioral Sciences (Cultural Awareness, Ethics, Healthcare Systems, History of Pharmacy, Pharmacoeconomics, Pharmacoepidemiology, Pharmacy Law and Regulatory Affairs, Practice Management, Professional Communication, Professional Development/Social and Behavioral Aspects of Practice, Research Design); and
  4. Clinical Sciences (Clinical Pharmacokinetics, Health Informatics, Health Information Retrieval and Evaluation, Medical Dispensing, Distribution, and Administration, Natural Products and Alternative and Complementary Therapies, Patient Assessment, Patient Safety, Pharmacotherapy, Public Health, Self-Care Pharmacotherapy).

Required Hours of Internship Experience: 1,440 Hours.

Internship Registration Requirements: Registration as a Pharmacy Intern is required prior to the commencement of any pharmacy intern experience. To be eligible for registration, applicants must have completed first academic year of a course of study and in good academic standing at a school or college of pharmacy that is approved by the Oregon Board of Pharmacy. Every application must include a current, passport regulation size photograph (full front, head to shoulders), a fingerprint card or other documentation required to conduct a criminal background check; and confirmation from a school of pharmacy that the applicant is enrolled in a course of study.

Internship Registration Deadline: The Board typically takes 1 month to process internship applications.

Age Requirements: Must 18 years of age or older for fieldwork placement; Must be 18 years of age or older to be licensed.

State Regulation: Oregon - State Regulation

State Board: State of Oregon Board of Pharmacy

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements.

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Pennsylvania

What is Issued: License.

Name of Credential: Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.).

Accreditation Requirements: Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

Minimum Coursework or Degree Requirements for Licensure: Proof of graduation with a B.S. or advanced degree in pharmacy granted by an ACPE accredited school or college.

Examination(s):

  1. North American Pharmacy Licensing Examination (NAPLEX); and
  2. Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE).

Extra Certification(s): None.

Curriculum Requirements: State defers to curriculum set by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE):

  1. Biomedical Sciences (may be completed at the pre-professional/undergraduate level) (Biochemistry, Biostatistics, Human Anatomy, Human Physiology, Immunology, Medical Microbiology, Pathology/Pathophysiology);
  2. Pharmaceutical Sciences (Clinical Chemistry, Extemporaneous Compounding, Medicinal Chemistry Pharmaceutical Calculations, Pharmaceutics/Biopharmaceutics, Pharmacogenomics/genetics, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacology, Toxicology);
  3. Social/Administrative/Behavioral Sciences (Cultural Awareness, Ethics, Healthcare Systems, History of Pharmacy, Pharmacoeconomics, Pharmacoepidemiology, Pharmacy Law and Regulatory Affairs, Practice Management, Professional Communication, Professional Development/Social and Behavioral Aspects of Practice, Research Design); and
  4. Clinical Sciences (Clinical Pharmacokinetics, Health Informatics, Health Information Retrieval and Evaluation, Medical Dispensing, Distribution, and Administration, Natural Products and Alternative and Complementary Therapies, Patient Assessment, Patient Safety, Pharmacotherapy, Public Health, Self-Care Pharmacotherapy).

Required Hours of Internship Experience: 1,500 Hours.

Internship Registration Requirements: Registration as a Pharmacy Intern is required prior to the commencement of any pharmacy intern experience. To be eligible for registration, applicants must have completed two (2) academic years in pre-pharmacy and enrollment in a school of pharmacy accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE). Every application must provide documentation verifying that the applicant has successfully completed at least two (2) years of college and is enrolled or accepted as a student of pharmacy in an Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)-accredited pharmacy degree program. Acceptable documentation includes a document bearing the school’s seal received by the Board directly from the dean or registrar of the ACPE-accredited pharmacy degree program which includes the pharmacy student’s name, address, Social Security number, and a statement indicating that the student has successfully completed at least two (2) years of college and is enrolled or accepted as a student of pharmacy in, or has graduated from, the ACPE-accredited pharmacy degree program.

Internship Registration Deadline: No specific deadline; must be registered as a Pennsylvania pharmacy intern before an individual may begin working in the state as a pharmacy intern.

Age Requirements: Must be 21 years of age or older to be licensed.

State Regulation: Pennsylvania - State Regulation

State Board: Pennsylvania Board of Pharmacy

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements.

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Rhode Island

What is Issued: License.

Name of Credential: Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.).

Accreditation Requirements: Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

Minimum Coursework or Degree Requirements for Licensure: Degree in Pharmacy from a School of Pharmacy accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

Examination(s):

  1. North American Pharmacy Licensing Examination (NAPLEX); and
  2. Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE).

Extra Certification(s): None.

Curriculum Requirements: State defers to curriculum set by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE):

  1. Biomedical Sciences (may be completed at the pre-professional/undergraduate level) (Biochemistry, Biostatistics, Human Anatomy, Human Physiology, Immunology, Medical Microbiology, Pathology/Pathophysiology);
  2. Pharmaceutical Sciences (Clinical Chemistry, Extemporaneous Compounding, Medicinal Chemistry Pharmaceutical Calculations, Pharmaceutics/Biopharmaceutics, Pharmacogenomics/genetics, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacology, Toxicology);
  3. Social/Administrative/Behavioral Sciences (Cultural Awareness, Ethics, Healthcare Systems, History of Pharmacy, Pharmacoeconomics, Pharmacoepidemiology, Pharmacy Law and Regulatory Affairs, Practice Management, Professional Communication, Professional Development/Social and Behavioral Aspects of Practice, Research Design); and
  4. Clinical Sciences (Clinical Pharmacokinetics, Health Informatics, Health Information Retrieval and Evaluation, Medical Dispensing, Distribution, and Administration, Natural Products and Alternative and Complementary Therapies, Patient Assessment, Patient Safety, Pharmacotherapy, Public Health, Self-Care Pharmacotherapy).

Required Hours of Internship Experience: 1,500 Hours.

Internship Registration Requirements: Registration as a Pharmacy Intern is required prior to the commencement of any pharmacy intern experience. To be eligible for registration, applicants must be enrolled in a professional program at a school or college of pharmacy accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

Internship Registration Deadline: No pharmacy student enrolled in a professional program of an accredited college of pharmacy may serve an internship in the State of Rhode Island with a preceptor without holding a valid limited license by the Board of Pharmacy.

Age Requirements: Must 18 years of age or older for fieldwork placement; Must be 18 years of age or older to be licensed.

State Regulation: Rhode Island - State Regulation

State Board: Rhode Island Department of Health

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements.

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South Carolina

What is Issued: License.

Name of Credential: Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.).

Accreditation Requirements: Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

Minimum Coursework or Degree Requirements for Licensure: Degree in Pharmacy from a School of Pharmacy accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

Examination(s):

  1. North American Pharmacy Licensing Examination (NAPLEX); and
  2. Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE).

Extra Certification(s): None.

Curriculum Requirements: State defers to curriculum set by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE):

  1. Biomedical Sciences (may be completed at the pre-professional/undergraduate level) (Biochemistry, Biostatistics, Human Anatomy, Human Physiology, Immunology, Medical Microbiology, Pathology/Pathophysiology);
  2. Pharmaceutical Sciences (Clinical Chemistry, Extemporaneous Compounding, Medicinal Chemistry Pharmaceutical Calculations, Pharmaceutics/Biopharmaceutics, Pharmacogenomics/genetics, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacology, Toxicology);
  3. Social/Administrative/Behavioral Sciences (Cultural Awareness, Ethics, Healthcare Systems, History of Pharmacy, Pharmacoeconomics, Pharmacoepidemiology, Pharmacy Law and Regulatory Affairs, Practice Management, Professional Communication, Professional Development/Social and Behavioral Aspects of Practice, Research Design); and
  4. Clinical Sciences (Clinical Pharmacokinetics, Health Informatics, Health Information Retrieval and Evaluation, Medical Dispensing, Distribution, and Administration, Natural Products and Alternative and Complementary Therapies, Patient Assessment, Patient Safety, Pharmacotherapy, Public Health, Self-Care Pharmacotherapy).

Required Hours of Internship Experience: 1,500 Hours.

Internship Registration Requirements: Registration as a Pharmacy Intern is required prior to the commencement of any pharmacy intern experience. To be eligible for registration, applicants must be enrolled in a professional program at a school or college of pharmacy accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

Internship Registration Deadline: There is no specific deadline. A student, however, may not apply earlier than three (3) months before commencing the program. A student must also have a letter of unconditional acceptance.

Age Requirements: Must 18 years of age or older for fieldwork placement; Must be 21 years of age or older to be licensed.

State Regulation: South Carolina - State Regulation

State Board: South Carolina Board of Pharmacy

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements.

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South Dakota

What is Issued: License.

Name of Credential: Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.).

Accreditation Requirements: Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

Minimum Coursework or Degree Requirements for Licensure: Degree in Pharmacy from a School of Pharmacy accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

Examination(s):

  1. North American Pharmacy Licensing Examination (NAPLEX); and
  2. Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE).

Extra Certification(s): None.

Curriculum Requirements: State defers to curriculum set by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE):

  1. Biomedical Sciences (may be completed at the pre-professional/undergraduate level) (Biochemistry, Biostatistics, Human Anatomy, Human Physiology, Immunology, Medical Microbiology, Pathology/Pathophysiology);
  2. Pharmaceutical Sciences (Clinical Chemistry, Extemporaneous Compounding, Medicinal Chemistry Pharmaceutical Calculations, Pharmaceutics/Biopharmaceutics, Pharmacogenomics/genetics, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacology, Toxicology);
  3. Social/Administrative/Behavioral Sciences (Cultural Awareness, Ethics, Healthcare Systems, History of Pharmacy, Pharmacoeconomics, Pharmacoepidemiology, Pharmacy Law and Regulatory Affairs, Practice Management, Professional Communication, Professional Development/Social and Behavioral Aspects of Practice, Research Design); and
  4. Clinical Sciences (Clinical Pharmacokinetics, Health Informatics, Health Information Retrieval and Evaluation, Medical Dispensing, Distribution, and Administration, Natural Products and Alternative and Complementary Therapies, Patient Assessment, Patient Safety, Pharmacotherapy, Public Health, Self-Care Pharmacotherapy).

Required Hours of Internship Experience: 2,000 Hours; Of the required 2000 internship hours, 260 hours shall consist of supervised experience in a Board-licensed community or hospital pharmacy. Credit toward the 260 hours will be allowed, at a rate not to exceed 10 hours per week, for an internship served while the person is a full-time student carrying, in a given school term, at least 75 percent of the average number of credit hours each term needed to graduate and receive an entry level degree in pharmacy. Internship hours during any recognized academic break, such as summer break, spring break and Christmas break, may be allowed at a rate of eight hours per day while the person is a full-time student.

Internship Registration Requirements: Registration as a Pharmacy Intern is required prior to the commencement of any pharmacy intern experience. To be eligible for registration, applicants must be enrolled in a college of pharmacy professional program. Applicants are eligible to register after the completion of one (1) week of classes or have graduated from a college of pharmacy.

Internship Registration Deadline: Interns can register after completion of one (1) week and an affidavit signed by a dean stating that they are enrolled by October 1st.

Age Requirements: Must 18 years of age or older for fieldwork placement; Must be 18 years of age or older to be licensed.

State Regulation: South Dakota - State Regulation

State Board: South Dakota Board of Pharmacy

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements.

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Tennessee

What is Issued: License.

Name of Credential: Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.).

Accreditation Requirements: Degree program approved by the State Board of Pharmacy.

Minimum Coursework or Degree Requirements for Licensure: Degree in Pharmacy from a School of Pharmacy accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

Examination(s):

  1. North American Pharmacy Licensing Examination (NAPLEX); and
  2. Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE).

Extra Certification(s): None.

Curriculum Requirements: State defers to curriculum set by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE):

  1. Biomedical Sciences (may be completed at the pre-professional/undergraduate level) (Biochemistry, Biostatistics, Human Anatomy, Human Physiology, Immunology, Medical Microbiology, Pathology/Pathophysiology);
  2. Pharmaceutical Sciences (Clinical Chemistry, Extemporaneous Compounding, Medicinal Chemistry Pharmaceutical Calculations, Pharmaceutics/Biopharmaceutics, Pharmacogenomics/genetics, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacology, Toxicology);
  3. Social/Administrative/Behavioral Sciences (Cultural Awareness, Ethics, Healthcare Systems, History of Pharmacy, Pharmacoeconomics, Pharmacoepidemiology, Pharmacy Law and Regulatory Affairs, Practice Management, Professional Communication, Professional Development/Social and Behavioral Aspects of Practice, Research Design); and
  4. Clinical Sciences (Clinical Pharmacokinetics, Health Informatics, Health Information Retrieval and Evaluation, Medical Dispensing, Distribution, and Administration, Natural Products and Alternative and Complementary Therapies, Patient Assessment, Patient Safety, Pharmacotherapy, Public Health, Self-Care Pharmacotherapy).

Required Hours of Internship Experience: 1,700 Hours.

Internship Registration Requirements: Registration as a Pharmacy Intern is required prior to the commencement of any pharmacy intern experience. To be eligible for registration, applicants must be enrolled in a professional program at a school or college of pharmacy accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

Internship Registration Deadline: Registration deadline not explicitly specified by the Board. Applicants are encouraged to apply within a timeframe that permits licensing prior to the commence of the internship experience.

Age Requirements: Must 18 years of age or older for fieldwork placement; Must be 21 years of age or older to be licensed.

State Regulation: Tennessee - State Regulation

State Board: Tennessee Board of Pharmacy

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements.

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Texas

What is Issued: License.

Name of Credential: Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.).

Accreditation Requirements: Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

Minimum Coursework or Degree Requirements for Licensure: Graduation from a recognized college of pharmacy or Foreign Pharmacy Graduate Examination Committee (FPGEC) certification.

Examination(s):

  1. North American Pharmacy Licensing Examination (NAPLEX); and
  2. Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE).

Extra Certification(s): None.

Curriculum Requirements: State defers to curriculum set by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE):

  1. Biomedical Sciences (may be completed at the pre-professional/undergraduate level) (Biochemistry, Biostatistics, Human Anatomy, Human Physiology, Immunology, Medical Microbiology, Pathology/Pathophysiology);
  2. Pharmaceutical Sciences (Clinical Chemistry, Extemporaneous Compounding, Medicinal Chemistry Pharmaceutical Calculations, Pharmaceutics/Biopharmaceutics, Pharmacogenomics/genetics, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacology, Toxicology);
  3. Social/Administrative/Behavioral Sciences (Cultural Awareness, Ethics, Healthcare Systems, History of Pharmacy, Pharmacoeconomics, Pharmacoepidemiology, Pharmacy Law and Regulatory Affairs, Practice Management, Professional Communication, Professional Development/Social and Behavioral Aspects of Practice, Research Design); and
  4. Clinical Sciences (Clinical Pharmacokinetics, Health Informatics, Health Information Retrieval and Evaluation, Medical Dispensing, Distribution, and Administration, Natural Products and Alternative and Complementary Therapies, Patient Assessment, Patient Safety, Pharmacotherapy, Public Health, Self-Care Pharmacotherapy).

Required Hours of Internship Experience: 1,500 Hours.

Internship Registration Requirements: Registration as a Pharmacy Intern is required prior to the commencement of any pharmacy intern experience. To be eligible for registration, applicants must have completed first professional year and obtained a minimum of thirty (30) credit hours of work towards a professional degree in pharmacy. Every applicant must meet all requirements necessary for the board to access the criminal history records information, including submitting fingerprint information and being responsible for all associated costs.

Internship Registration Deadline: Registration deadline not explicitly specified by the Board. Applicants are encouraged to apply within a timeframe that permits licensing prior to the commence of the internship experience.

Age Requirements: Must 18 years of age or older for fieldwork placement; Must be 18 years of age or older to be licensed.

State Regulation: Texas - State Regulation

State Board: Texas State Board of Pharmacy

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements.

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Utah

What is Issued: License.

Name of Credential: Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.).

Accreditation Requirements: Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

Minimum Coursework or Degree Requirements for Licensure: A professional entry degree from a school or college of pharmacy which is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

Examination(s):

  1. North American Pharmacy Licensing Examination (NAPLEX); and
  2. Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE).

Extra Certification(s): None.

Curriculum Requirements: State defers to curriculum set by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE):

  1. Biomedical Sciences (may be completed at the pre-professional/undergraduate level) (Biochemistry, Biostatistics, Human Anatomy, Human Physiology, Immunology, Medical Microbiology, Pathology/Pathophysiology);
  2. Pharmaceutical Sciences (Clinical Chemistry, Extemporaneous Compounding, Medicinal Chemistry Pharmaceutical Calculations, Pharmaceutics/Biopharmaceutics, Pharmacogenomics/genetics, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacology, Toxicology);
  3. Social/Administrative/Behavioral Sciences (Cultural Awareness, Ethics, Healthcare Systems, History of Pharmacy, Pharmacoeconomics, Pharmacoepidemiology, Pharmacy Law and Regulatory Affairs, Practice Management, Professional Communication, Professional Development/Social and Behavioral Aspects of Practice, Research Design); and
  4. Clinical Sciences (Clinical Pharmacokinetics, Health Informatics, Health Information Retrieval and Evaluation, Medical Dispensing, Distribution, and Administration, Natural Products and Alternative and Complementary Therapies, Patient Assessment, Patient Safety, Pharmacotherapy, Public Health, Self-Care Pharmacotherapy).

Required Hours of Internship Experience: 1,740 Hours.

Internship Registration Requirements: Registration as a Pharmacy Intern is required prior to the commencement of any pharmacy intern experience. To be eligible for registration, applicants must be enrolled in a professional program at a school or college of pharmacy accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE). Every application must include fingerprints and a statement of eligibility.

Internship Registration Deadline: Registration deadline not explicitly specified by the Board. Applicants are encouraged to apply in a timeline that permits licensing prior to the commence of the internship experience.

Age Requirements: Must 18 years of age or older for fieldwork placement; Must be 18 years of age or older to be licensed.

State Regulation: Utah - State Regulation

State Board: Utah Board of Pharmacy

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements.

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Vermont

What is Issued: License.

Name of Credential: Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.).

Accreditation Requirements: Recognized by the State Board of Pharmacy and Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

Minimum Coursework or Degree Requirements for Licensure: Degree in Pharmacy from a School of Pharmacy accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

Examination(s):

  1. North American Pharmacy Licensing Examination (NAPLEX); and
  2. Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE).

Extra Certification(s): None.

Curriculum Requirements: State defers to curriculum set by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE):

  1. Biomedical Sciences (may be completed at the pre-professional/undergraduate level) (Biochemistry, Biostatistics, Human Anatomy, Human Physiology, Immunology, Medical Microbiology, Pathology/Pathophysiology);
  2. Pharmaceutical Sciences (Clinical Chemistry, Extemporaneous Compounding, Medicinal Chemistry Pharmaceutical Calculations, Pharmaceutics/Biopharmaceutics, Pharmacogenomics/genetics, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacology, Toxicology);
  3. Social/Administrative/Behavioral Sciences (Cultural Awareness, Ethics, Healthcare Systems, History of Pharmacy, Pharmacoeconomics, Pharmacoepidemiology, Pharmacy Law and Regulatory Affairs, Practice Management, Professional Communication, Professional Development/Social and Behavioral Aspects of Practice, Research Design); and
  4. Clinical Sciences (Clinical Pharmacokinetics, Health Informatics, Health Information Retrieval and Evaluation, Medical Dispensing, Distribution, and Administration, Natural Products and Alternative and Complementary Therapies, Patient Assessment, Patient Safety, Pharmacotherapy, Public Health, Self-Care Pharmacotherapy).

Required Hours of Internship Experience: 1,740 Hours.

Internship Registration Requirements: Registration as a Pharmacy Intern is required prior to the commencement of any pharmacy intern experience. To be eligible for registration, applicants must be enrolled in a professional program at a school or college of pharmacy accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE). Every application must include a completed statement of the intern’s qualifications, to be provided directly to the Board by
the pharmacy school or college.

Internship Registration Deadline: Registration deadline not explicitly specified by the Board. Applicants are encouraged to apply within a timeframe that permits licensing prior to the commence of the internship experience.

Age Requirements: Must 18 years of age or older for fieldwork placement; Must be 18 years of age or older to be licensed.

State Regulation: Vermont - State Regulation

State Board: Vermont Secretary of State Pharmacy

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements.

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Virginia

What is Issued: License.

Name of Credential: Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.).

Accreditation Requirements: Degree program approved by Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) or the State Board of Pharmacy.

Minimum Coursework or Degree Requirements for Licensure: Degree in Pharmacy from a School of Pharmacy accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

Examination(s):

  1. North American Pharmacy Licensing Examination (NAPLEX); and
  2. Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE).

Extra Certification(s): None

Curriculum Requirements: State defers to curriculum set by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE):

  1. Biomedical Sciences (may be completed at the pre-professional/undergraduate level) (Biochemistry, Biostatistics, Human Anatomy, Human Physiology, Immunology, Medical Microbiology, Pathology/Pathophysiology);
  2. Pharmaceutical Sciences (Clinical Chemistry, Extemporaneous Compounding, Medicinal Chemistry Pharmaceutical Calculations, Pharmaceutics/Biopharmaceutics, Pharmacogenomics/genetics, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacology, Toxicology);
  3. Social/Administrative/Behavioral Sciences (Cultural Awareness, Ethics, Healthcare Systems, History of Pharmacy, Pharmacoeconomics, Pharmacoepidemiology, Pharmacy Law and Regulatory Affairs, Practice Management, Professional Communication, Professional Development/Social and Behavioral Aspects of Practice, Research Design); and
  4. Clinical Sciences (Clinical Pharmacokinetics, Health Informatics, Health Information Retrieval and Evaluation, Medical Dispensing, Distribution, and Administration, Natural Products and Alternative and Complementary Therapies, Patient Assessment, Patient Safety, Pharmacotherapy, Public Health, Self-Care Pharmacotherapy).

Required Hours of Internship Experience: 1,500 Hours.

Internship Registration Requirements: Registration as a Pharmacy Intern is required prior to the commencement of any pharmacy intern experience. To be eligible for registration, applicants must have completed two (2) semesters in a program or school of pharmacy accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

Internship Registration Deadline: Registration deadline not explicitly specified by the Board. Applicants are encouraged to apply within a timeframe that permits licensing prior to the commence of the internship experience.

Age Requirements: Must 18 years of age or older for fieldwork placement; Must be 18 years of age or older to be licensed.

State Regulation: Virginia - State Regulation

State Board: Virginia Board of Pharmacy

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements.

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Washington

What is Issued: License.

Name of Credential: Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.).

Accreditation Requirements: Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

Minimum Coursework or Degree Requirements for Licensure: A Baccalaureate degree in Pharmacy or a Doctor of Pharmacy degree granted by a school or college of pharmacy which is accredited by the commission.

Examination(s):

  1. North American Pharmacy Licensing Examination (NAPLEX); and
  2. Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE).

Extra Certification(s): None

Curriculum Requirements: State defers to curriculum set by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE):

  1. Biomedical Sciences (may be completed at the pre-professional/undergraduate level) (Biochemistry, Biostatistics, Human Anatomy, Human Physiology, Immunology, Medical Microbiology, Pathology/Pathophysiology);
  2. Pharmaceutical Sciences (Clinical Chemistry, Extemporaneous Compounding, Medicinal Chemistry Pharmaceutical Calculations, Pharmaceutics/Biopharmaceutics, Pharmacogenomics/genetics, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacology, Toxicology);
  3. Social/Administrative/Behavioral Sciences (Cultural Awareness, Ethics, Healthcare Systems, History of Pharmacy, Pharmacoeconomics, Pharmacoepidemiology, Pharmacy Law and Regulatory Affairs, Practice Management, Professional Communication, Professional Development/Social and Behavioral Aspects of Practice, Research Design); and
  4. Clinical Sciences (Clinical Pharmacokinetics, Health Informatics, Health Information Retrieval and Evaluation, Medical Dispensing, Distribution, and Administration, Natural Products and Alternative and Complementary Therapies, Patient Assessment, Patient Safety, Pharmacotherapy, Public Health, Self-Care Pharmacotherapy).

Required Hours of Internship Experience: 1,500 Hours.

Internship Registration Requirements: Registration as a Pharmacy Intern is required prior to the commencement of any pharmacy intern experience. To be eligible for registration, applicants must be enrolled in a pharmacy program at an accredited school or college of pharmacy.

Internship Registration Deadline: Registration deadline not explicitly specified by the Board. Applicants are encouraged to apply within a timeframe that permits licensing prior to the commence of the internship experience.

Age Requirements: Must 18 years of age or older for fieldwork placement; Must be 18 years of age or older to be licensed.

State Regulation: Washington - State Regulation

State Board: Washington State Department of Health

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements.

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West Virginia

What is Issued: License.

Name of Credential: Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.).

Accreditation Requirements: Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

Minimum Coursework or Degree Requirements for Licensure: Graduate of an Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) accredited or Board-approved Pharmacy School

Examination(s):

  1. North American Pharmacy Licensing Examination (NAPLEX); and
  2. Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE).

Extra Certification(s): None.

Curriculum Requirements: State defers to curriculum set by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE):

  1. Biomedical Sciences (may be completed at the pre-professional/undergraduate level) (Biochemistry, Biostatistics, Human Anatomy, Human Physiology, Immunology, Medical Microbiology, Pathology/Pathophysiology);
  2. Pharmaceutical Sciences (Clinical Chemistry, Extemporaneous Compounding, Medicinal Chemistry Pharmaceutical Calculations, Pharmaceutics/Biopharmaceutics, Pharmacogenomics/genetics, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacology, Toxicology);
  3. Social/Administrative/Behavioral Sciences (Cultural Awareness, Ethics, Healthcare Systems, History of Pharmacy, Pharmacoeconomics, Pharmacoepidemiology, Pharmacy Law and Regulatory Affairs, Practice Management, Professional Communication, Professional Development/Social and Behavioral Aspects of Practice, Research Design); and
  4. Clinical Sciences (Clinical Pharmacokinetics, Health Informatics, Health Information Retrieval and Evaluation, Medical Dispensing, Distribution, and Administration, Natural Products and Alternative and Complementary Therapies, Patient Assessment, Patient Safety, Pharmacotherapy, Public Health, Self-Care Pharmacotherapy).

Required Hours of Internship Experience: 1,500 Hours.

Internship Registration Requirements: Registration as a Pharmacy Intern is required prior to the commencement of any pharmacy intern experience. To be eligible for registration, applicants must be enrolled in a professional degree program of a school or college of pharmacy that has been approved by the board and is satisfactorily progressing toward meeting the requirements for licensure as a pharmacist.

Internship Registration Deadline: Registration deadline not explicitly specified by the Board. Applicants are encouraged to apply within a timeframe that permits licensing prior to the commence of the internship experience.

Age Requirements: Must 18 years of age or older for fieldwork placement; Must be 18 years of age or older to be licensed.

State Regulation: West Virginia - State Regulation

State Board: West Virginia Board of Pharmacy

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements.

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Wisconsin

What is Issued: License.

Name of Credential: Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.).

Accreditation Requirements: Bachelor or Doctor degree program approved by the State Board of Pharmacy.

Minimum Coursework or Degree Requirements for Licensure: Professional Degree in Pharmacy from a Board-approval school of pharmacy.

Examination(s):

  1. North American Pharmacy Licensing Examination (NAPLEX); and
  2. Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE).

Extra Certification(s): None.

Curriculum Requirements: State defers to curriculum set by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE):

  1. Biomedical Sciences (may be completed at the pre-professional/undergraduate level) (Biochemistry, Biostatistics, Human Anatomy, Human Physiology, Immunology, Medical Microbiology, Pathology/Pathophysiology);
  2. Pharmaceutical Sciences (Clinical Chemistry, Extemporaneous Compounding, Medicinal Chemistry Pharmaceutical Calculations, Pharmaceutics/Biopharmaceutics, Pharmacogenomics/genetics, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacology, Toxicology);
  3. Social/Administrative/Behavioral Sciences (Cultural Awareness, Ethics, Healthcare Systems, History of Pharmacy, Pharmacoeconomics, Pharmacoepidemiology, Pharmacy Law and Regulatory Affairs, Practice Management, Professional Communication, Professional Development/Social and Behavioral Aspects of Practice, Research Design); and
  4. Clinical Sciences (Clinical Pharmacokinetics, Health Informatics, Health Information Retrieval and Evaluation, Medical Dispensing, Distribution, and Administration, Natural Products and Alternative and Complementary Therapies, Patient Assessment, Patient Safety, Pharmacotherapy, Public Health, Self-Care Pharmacotherapy).

Required Hours of Internship Experience: 1500 hours.

Internship Registration Requirements: Intern Registration is NOT required; The supervising pharmacist will keep a written record of the hours and location worked under his or her direct supervision. This written record is only supplied to the Board upon request and must be signed by the intern and supervising pharmacist. When applying for original licensure, the supervising pharmacist will certify the number of hours worked on a “certification form”; the licensure application form contains this “certification form” and is only submitted to the Board as part of the application for licensure. Internships can begin after completion of the second year of enrollment at a professional Bachelor of Science degree in pharmacy or Doctor of Pharmacy degree-granting institution.

Internship Registration Deadline: Registration not required.

Age Requirements: Must 18 years of age or older for fieldwork placement; Must be 18 years of age or older to be licensed.

State Regulation: Wisconsin - State Regulation

State Board: Wisconsin Pharmacy Examining Board

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements.

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Wyoming

What is Issued: License.

Name of Credential: Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.).

Accreditation Requirements: Degree program approved by the State Board of Pharmacy.

Minimum Coursework or Degree Requirements for Licensure: Professional Degree in Pharmacy from a Board-approval school of pharmacy.

Examination(s):

  1. North American Pharmacy Licensing Examination (NAPLEX); and
  2. Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE).

Extra Certification(s): None.

Curriculum Requirements: State defers to curriculum set by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE):

  1. Biomedical Sciences (may be completed at the pre-professional/undergraduate level) (Biochemistry, Biostatistics, Human Anatomy, Human Physiology, Immunology, Medical Microbiology, Pathology/Pathophysiology);
  2. Pharmaceutical Sciences (Clinical Chemistry, Extemporaneous Compounding, Medicinal Chemistry Pharmaceutical Calculations, Pharmaceutics/Biopharmaceutics, Pharmacogenomics/genetics, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacology, Toxicology);
  3. Social/Administrative/Behavioral Sciences (Cultural Awareness, Ethics, Healthcare Systems, History of Pharmacy, Pharmacoeconomics, Pharmacoepidemiology, Pharmacy Law and Regulatory Affairs, Practice Management, Professional Communication, Professional Development/Social and Behavioral Aspects of Practice, Research Design); and
  4. Clinical Sciences (Clinical Pharmacokinetics, Health Informatics, Health Information Retrieval and Evaluation, Medical Dispensing, Distribution, and Administration, Natural Products and Alternative and Complementary Therapies, Patient Assessment, Patient Safety, Pharmacotherapy, Public Health, Self-Care Pharmacotherapy).

Required Hours of Internship Experience: 1,200 Hours.

Internship Registration Requirements: Registration as a Pharmacy Intern is required prior to the commencement of any pharmacy intern experience. To be eligible for registration, applicants must have completed one (1) year of coursework in an accredited school of pharmacy. Intern applicants who attend a school of pharmacy other than the University of Wyoming must also provide verification from their school of pharmacy that they are a student currently in good standing.

Internship Registration Deadline: Registration deadline not explicitly specified by the Board. Applicants are encouraged to apply within a timeframe that permits licensing prior to the commence of the internship experience.

Age Requirements: Must 18 years of age or older for fieldwork placement; Must be 18 years of age or older to be licensed.

State Regulation: Wyoming - State Regulation

State Board: Wyoming State Board of Pharmacy

Federal Disclosure: Meets State Requirements.



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