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Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Schools in Alabama

404 students earned Pharmacy degrees in Alabama in the 2018-2019 year.

In this state, Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences is the 8th most popular major out of a total 26 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Majors in Alabama

Pharmacy majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 277
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 277
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 277
Bachelor’s Degree 124
Master’s Degree 3

Gender Distribution

In Alabama, a pharmacy major is more popular with women than with men.

Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Majors in AL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of pharmacy majors in Alabama is as follows:

  • Asian: 5.7%
  • Black or African American: 8.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.7%
  • White: 73.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 3.7%
  • Other Races: 6.2%
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Majors in AL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Grads in Alabama

In this state, there are 10,180 people employed in jobs related to a pharmacy degree, compared to 1,248,840 nationwide.

Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Jobs Nationwide vs. AL

Wages for Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Jobs in Alabama

A typical salary for a pharmacy grad in the state is $115,750, compared to a typical salary of $123,670 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 2 colleges in Alabama that offer pharmacy degrees. Learn about the most popular 2 below:


Samford University

247 Degrees in Major Awarded
74% Graduation Rate
5,692 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1. 98% of students get financical aid. The average student takes 4.23 years to complete their degree at Samford.

157 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
30,460 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 86%. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.60%. It takes the average student 4.44 years to graduate.

Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Careers in AL

Some of the careers pharmacy majors go into include:

Job Title AL Job Growth AL Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 35% $95,190
Medical Scientists 11% $56,950
Marketing Managers 8% $108,920
Sales Managers 7% $103,890
Pharmacists 3% $122,390

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to pharmacy.

Major Annual Graduates in AL
Nursing 6,743
Allied Health Professions 1,800
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 1,630
Allied Health Services 1,105
Health/Medical Admin Services 759
Public Health 450
Rehabilitation Professions 414
Communication Sciences 399

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