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Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Schools in Georgia

436 Pharmacy students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

A Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences major is the 12th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Majors in Georgia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 375
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 375
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 375
Bachelor’s Degree 27
Master’s Degree 17
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 10
Post-Master’s Certificate 7
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 7

Gender Distribution

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

Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Majors in GA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 21.8%
  • Black or African American: 16.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.4%
  • White: 50.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 4.4%
  • Other Races: 3.0%
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Majors in GA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Grads in Georgia

In this state, there are 39,990 people employed in jobs related to a pharmacy degree, compared to 1,248,840 nationwide.

Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Jobs Nationwide vs. GA

Wages for Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Jobs in Georgia

In this state, pharmacy grads earn an average of $119,400. Nationwide, they make an average of $123,670.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 3 colleges in Georgia that offer pharmacy degrees. Learn about the most popular 3 below:

207 Degrees in Major Awarded
84% Graduation Rate
38,920 Total Students

In their early career, UGA grads earn an average salary of $39,900. It takes the average student 4.29 years to graduate. The 2.30% student loan default rate is lower than average.

144 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
8,740 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 96% of the teachers are full time.

85 Degrees in Major Awarded
10% Graduation Rate
888 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 93% of students receive it. 43% of the teachers are full time. An average student at South University, Savannah will pay a net price of $20,463.

Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Careers in GA

Some of the careers pharmacy majors go into include:

Job Title GA Job Growth GA Median Salary
Medical Scientists 18% $62,600
Marketing Managers 16% $133,530
Sales Managers 14% $128,700
Pharmacists 9% $122,460

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

Major Annual Graduates in GA
Nursing 7,379
Allied Health Services 3,212
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 3,152
Allied Health Professions 3,012
Health/Medical Admin Services 2,336
Public Health 1,380
Dental Support Services 862
Health Sciences & Services 806

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