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how far would you study pharmacy?

Discussion in 'Pre-Pharmacy' started by dchyno, Feb 16, 2007.

  1. dchyno

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    if you were studying to be a pharmacist with limited funds, and you had to choose either:

    1. Masters Now, Ph. D Later

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    2. Ph. D Now

    which would you choose?
     
  2. Aznfarmerboi

    Aznfarmerboi Senior Member
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    how about pharmD period haha
     
  3. futuredruggist

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    You don't need any funds to get a PhD in the sciences. But a masters you typically pay for yourself.
     
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    Get a PhD with student loans if you have to. You can pay back the money later on when you have a stable job. Just make sure this is what you want to do with your life before you commit to it.
     
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    often times master's degrees in the sciences pay for themselves. I'm in a master's program right now that not only pays for my tuition, but pays me to not work anywhere else. It's like a really crappily paying full time-plus job that sucks all of the life out of you, and leaves you an empty shell of a human with nothing to show for your efforts but a piece of paper that says that you're as knowledgable as a BS with two years work experience. but yeah....

    Do they even have MS and PhD degrees in pharmacy?
     
  6. Dr.Biassi

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    They do have MS and PhD in Pharmaceutical sciences, pharmacology, medicinal Chemistry..... Those are also part of pharmacy
     
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    Yeah, there's no "pharmacist" without PharmD. The BS was phased out several years ago and there's no PhD in pharmacy - look to pure aka "basic" science for that.
     
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