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Does anyone know where you can find information about what each pharmacy school's academic focus is? I know some schools teach mainly for retail, while others concentrate on clinical or research tracks. Specifically if you have any idea about Mercer, UT-Austin, UH, or Xavier.
 
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Im am not 100% sure, but a freind who attends UAMS - Arkansas, informed me that they were more retail oriented or should I say teach the basics and that more of the focus on research was through electives and such
 

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I think all pharm schools focus on both the clinical and retail aspect of pharmacy. It's not like med school, where some schools are more clinical and others are more research-oriented. If you're intersted in research, you may want to apply to a school that has a PhD program as well.
 

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the new guidelines for the graduate of a pharmacy school are "general practicioner" i believe most schools will be moving to this since it is finally defined what a graduate should be... this means that a lot of specalities may be covered in electives and they expect those who are clinical bound to head for a residency

previously there was no clear cut definition of what a graduate should know so you may see all school move to this sort of practice.