Which Las Vegas, NV, Schools Offer Pharmacy Training?

Learn about pharmacy training in Las Vegas. Get details about degrees available and admission and program requirements to make an informed decision about your education. Schools offering Pharmacy Technology degrees can also be found in these popular choices.

A few schools in the Las Vegas, NV, area offer pharmacy programs. Look at the private and public school options, as well as compare undergraduate and graduate degree programs.

What You Need to Know

Depending on your career aspirations, you can complete a 4-year pre-professional bachelor's degree program in health physics, a 1-year pharmacy technician certificate program or a 3-year professional Doctor of Pharmacy degree program that prepares you for the pharmacist's licensure exam. All of these programs are available in the Las Vegas area. The curriculum of a Bachelor of Science in Health Physics program can meet the prerequisite science and lab coursework for the Doctor of Pharmacy program. Admission to the Doctor of Pharmacy program also requires standardized test scores and a minimum number of undergraduate credits.

If you want to be a pharmacy technician, you'll need to have completed English, math and communication classes prior to applying to the certificate program. You can expect to supplement online classes with campus lab sessions and clinical training. Read on to see if one of these programs is right for you.

Pharmacy Pre-Professional Program in Las Vegas

University of Nevada - Las Vegas

This bachelor's program will help you meet the prerequisites required to apply to pharmacy school. You will take courses in biology, math and chemistry. You are also required to complete courses in physics and statistics, programming or biochemistry. Many courses include labs.

  • Program Name: Bachelor of Science in Health Physics
  • Field of Study Options: Pre-professional
  • Program Length: Four years full-time
  • Tuition and Fees: $6,943 per year for Nevada residents, $20,853 per year for nonresidents (cost for 2015-2016 academic year)
  • School Type: 4-year, public; 28,515 students (23,803 undergraduate)

Pharmacy Certificate Program in Las Vegas

College of Southern Nevada

A pharmacy technician may work in a community or hospital pharmacy under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist. This program combines lab training with online courses, along with on-site clinical training. Courses include pharmacy practice, pharmacy techniques, pharmacy math, pharmacy microcomputers and medical terminology.

  • Program Name: Pharmacy Technician Certificate of Achievement
  • Program Length: One year full-time
  • Tuition and Fees: $2,805 per year for Nevada residents, $9,450 per year for nonresidents (cost for 2015-2016 academic year)
  • Prerequisites: Courses in communications, English and math
  • School Type: 4-year, public, primarily associate's; 35,943 students (all undergraduate)

Pharmacy Pharm.D. Program in Las Vegas

Roseman University of Health Sciences

In your first professional year, you take courses in drug action fundamentals, protein synthesis, cell reproduction, hematology, immunology and pharmacokinetics. Your second year courses include ophthalmology, clinical immunology, clinical nutrition, seminar in patient care, pharmacy administration and literature evaluation. In the third year, you take a capstone course that consists of 30 hours of lectures where you review and prepare for the licensure exam.

  • Program Name: Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.)
  • Program Length: Three years full-time
  • Tuition and Fees: $26,763 (cost for 2015-2016 academic year)
  • Prerequisites: Completion of at least 60 semester credit hours, courses in chemistry (and lab), organic chemistry (with lab), calculus, microbiology, human anatomy, human physiology, English and speech
  • Admission Requirements: Pharmacy College Admission Test, PharmCas application and Roseman's supplementary application
  • School Type: 4-year, private not-for-profit; 1,404 students (1,135 undergraduate)

For students in the Las Vegas, NV, area the College of Southern Nevada offers a Pharmacy Technician Certificate of Achievement, the University of Nevada- Las Vegas offers a Bachelor of Science in Health Physics, and Roseman University of Health Sciences offers a Doctor of Pharmacy.

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