Introduction to the Pre-Pharmacy Associate in Arts (AA) - University Transfer Program

The curriculum provides the first two years of college education for students seeking admission to a school of pharmacy.

Students should consult with an advisor at the college or university they plan to attend for the specific courses recommended by that institution. We strongly encourage you to contact the Pensacola State College Biological Sciences Department for assistance in planning your program of study.

Beyond Graduation . . .

The curriculum provides the first two years of college education for students seeking admission to a school of pharmacy.

Occupations

Marketing Manager

Plan, direct, or coordinate marketing policies and programs, such as determining the demand for products and services offered by a firm and its competitors, and identify potential customers. Develop pricing strategies with the goal of maximizing the firm’s profits or share of the market while ensuring the firm’s customers are satisfied. Oversee product development or monitor trends that indicate the need for new products and services.

Sales Manager

Plan, direct, or coordinate the actual distribution or movement of a product or service to the customer. Coordinate sales distribution by establishing sales territories, quotas, and goals and establish training programs for sales representatives. Analyze sales statistics gathered by staff to determine sales potential and inventory requirements and monitor the preferences of customers.

Medical Scientist, Except Epidemiologist

Conduct research dealing with the understanding of human diseases and the improvement of human health. Engage in clinical investigation, research and development, or other related activities. Includes physicians, dentists, public health specialists, pharmacologists, and medical pathologists who primarily conduct research.

Health Specialties Teacher, Postsecondary

Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine.

Pharmacist

Dispense drugs prescribed by physicians and other health practitioners and provide information to patients about medications and their use. May advise physicians and other health practitioners on the selection, dosage, interactions, and side effects of medications.



Employment Trends

For more information regarding first-year earnings for degree completers and student debt accumulation download or view the Economic Security Report of Employment and Earning Outcomes Click Here, published by the Department of Economic Opportunity.

Escambia/Santa Rosa Counties
Occupation
Pharmacists
2015 Cur. Openings
425
2023 Prj. Openings
459
Est. Annual Openings
14.3
2015 Avg. Median Salary
$129,105.82
Okaloosa / Walton Counties
Occupation
Pharmacists
2015 Cur. Openings
205
2023 Prj. Openings
220
Est. Annual Openings
6.8
2015 Avg. Median Salary
$128,271.53
All Florida Counties
Occupation
Pharmacists
2015 Cur. Openings
20911
2023 Prj. Openings
23527
Est. Annual Openings
822
2015 Avg. Median Salary
$119,344.67


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