The entry-level PharmD degree is now 20 years old as the required degree to practice pharmacy in the USA.

  • In the 1950s, two schools in California did NOT transition from the 4-year BS degree to new 5-year BS degree in Pharmacy. What was the impact of them moving directly to the entry-level PharmD?
  • The entry-level PharmD degree is now 20 years old as the required degree to practice pharmacy in the USA. How do you feel this significant change in educational requirements has impacted our practice?
  • Are current “apprenticeship” requirements a key component to learning how pharmacy practice works? Should they be changed?
  • What other relevant questions would you ask about this content?