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31 Yearly Graduations
55% Women
45% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
A basic certificate in pharmacy is offered at 4 colleges in the United States. In recent years, the majority of the students getting degrees in this area were female, and 45% were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

Education Levels of Pharmacy Majors

In 2018-2019, 31 basic certificates were awarded to pharmacy majors. This earns it the #22 spot on the list of the most popular basic certificate programs in the nation.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in pharmacy at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree 15,507
Bachelor’s Degree 2,748
Master’s Degree 1,235
Graduate Certificate 228
Basic Certificate 31
Associate’s Degree 18

Earnings of Pharmacy Majors With Basic Certificates

At this time, we do not have the data to estimate the median earnings for this class of people.

Student Debt

We do not have the data to estimate the median debt for this class of people.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their basic certificate in pharmacy. About 54.8% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 14
Women 17
Gender Diversity of Basic Certificates in Pharmacy

The racial-ethnic distribution of pharmacy basic certificate students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 6
Black or African American 6
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 16
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Pharmacy Basic Certificate Students

There are 4 colleges that offer a basic certificate in pharmacy. Learn more about the most popular 4 below:

#1

Bunker Hill Community College

Boston, Massachusetts
13 Yearly Graduations
62% Women
77% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The most popular school in the United States for pharmacy students seekinga basic certificate is Bunker Hill Community College. Each year, around 11,300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 13 basic certificates were handed out to pharmacy majors at BHCC. About 62% of this group were women, and 77% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#2

University of Georgia

Athens, Georgia
10 Yearly Graduations
40% Women
10% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Georgia comes in at #2 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in pharmacy. Roughly 38,900 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,790 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,878 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 10 people received their basic certificate in pharmacy from UGA. About 40% of this group were women, and 10% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#3

Ivy Tech Community College

Indianapolis, Indiana
6 Yearly Graduations
50% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 3rd most popular school in the country for pharmacy majors who are seeking their basic certificate is Ivy Tech Community College. Roughly 72,600 attend the school each year. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 6 people received their basic certificate in pharmacy from Ivy Tech Community College. Of these students, 50% were women and 33% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#4

Durham Technical Community College

Durham, North Carolina
2 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Durham Technical Community College comes in at #4 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in pharmacy. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 2 people received their basic certificate in pharmacy from Durham Technical Community College. Of these students, 100% were women and 50% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

Pharmacy Focus Areas

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Other Pharmaceutical Sciences 15
Pharmaceutical Marketing & Management 10
Clinical Drug Development 6

Below are some popular majors that are similar to pharmacy that offer basic certificates.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 46,750
Allied Health Professions 22,739
Allied Health Services 20,455
Health/Medical Admin Services 16,402
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 9,861

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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