Job Outlook in Vermont
Slow Growth 

What you might do
Pharmacists dispense medication prescribed to patients.  They check prescriptions for accuracy, advise patients about side effects and how to take the medication, and keep records.  They may also work in research.

Where you might work
Pharmacy, drug store, hospital, health center.

Related Links
My Next Move: Pharmacists
O*Net Online: Pharmacists
Occupational Outlook Handbook: Pharmacists
Vermont Pharmacists Association
American Society of Health-System Pharmacists

Education Required
Pharmacists hold a doctoral degree (4 years after a 4-year bachelor’s degree).

Where to Study

Norwich University

Saint Michael's College

University of Vermont

Vermont State University - Castleton, Johnson

Sacred Heart University

University of Connecticut

University of Hartford

University of Saint Joseph

Husson University

Saint Joseph's College of Maine

University of New England

Fitchburg State University

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts

Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Mount Wachusett Community College

Northeastern University

Quinsigamond Community College

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

D'Youville University

D'Youville University (NY)

For more information, contact your regional AHEC:

Northern Vermont AHEC

Southern Vermont AHEC