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Bachelor of science in pharmacy

The Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy is a four – year degree program that is designed to prepare students to be a competent pharmacist meeting the demands of the health care system through provision of pharmaceutical services.

By enrolling in this program, you will learn how to develop and manufacture drugs for the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases; how to manage pharmacies and how to assist patients with health and drug – related concerns providing the information especially with the use, the dosage strength and drug interactions of every drugs.

Some examples of course that you may take while enrolled in this program include:

  • Physiology with Pathophysiology
  • Drug Delivery Systems
  • Pharmaceutical Calculation
  • Pharmacognosy and Plant Chemistry
  • Pharmacology and Therapeutics
  • Dispensing and Medication Counselling
  • Quality Control – Drug Testing and Analysis
  • Clinical Toxicology

Internship

During the fourth-year level of the program, students are required to render their internship in the various field of pharmacy practice to include drugstores, hospitals, pharmaceutical companies and public health institutions. The students will be exposed to the real-life scenarios of area of practice of pharmacy to enable them to gain more knowledge, improve their skills and develop attitude of becoming professional in their own field. Their performance will be evaluated by their respective preceptors and internship coordinator.

Possible Employment of Graduates/ Career Opportunities

Government

  • Department of Health
  • Food Drug and Administration
  • Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency
  • National Bureau of Investigation
  • Veterans and Army Hospital
  • Gov’t funded research institution (DOST & PCHRD)
  • Central Bank, Gov’t hospital and Bureau of Customs

Community

They are the primary provider of pharmaceuticals and pharmaceutical care services to the patients. They are the most accessible health care professionals in the country. They provide safe, quality, effective and affordable medicines to the patient and consumers. Practice can work in existing drugstore or chain drugstore

  • Supervising pharmacist
  • Staff-pharmacist
  • Branch pharmacist
  • Drugstore owner pharmacist

hospital

They are found in the hospital pharmacy department of the hospital and are responsible in providing medications for in-patient and out-patient.

  • Staff pharmacist
  • Supervising pharmacist
  • Chief pharmacist or senior pharmacist
  • Clinical Pharmacist

manufacturing

They work predominantly in:

Technical Areas:

  • Research, Drug discovery, Product development, Production and Quality control as: Quality Control Pharmacist and Quality Assurance Pharmacist or Researcher

Non-technical Areas:

  • Marketing and Administration

Sales- pharmacist engage in this practice are also known as:

  • Professional service representative
  • Professional sale representative
  • Medical service representative
  • Detail men
  • Regulatory pharmacist

Pharmaceutical Education

  • Academe

others

  • Pharmacovigilance Pharmacist
  • Pharmaceutical Journalism
Pharma

Pharmacy Licensure Examination

  • March 2017 – 27 out of 35 passed
  • Batch Passing Rate: 77.14%
  • National Passing Rate: 65.05%

AFFILIATING CENTERS

Community Internships

  • Mercury Drugstore
  • The Generic Pharmacy
  • Generika Drugstore
  • Rodamel Drugstore
  • Shamrock Drugstore

Hospital Internship

Cagayan

  • Cagayan Valley Medical Center
  • Saint Paul Hospital
  • Dr. Ronald P.Guzman Medical Center

Isabela

  • De Vera Medical Center
  • Dr. Faustino Dy. Hospital
  • Isabela United Doctors Medical Center
  • Isabela South Specialist Hospital

Quirino

  • Quirino Province Medical Center

Mt. Province

  • Luis Hora Memorial Regional

Kalinga

  • Kalinga Provincial Hospital

Manufacturing

  • PITAHC (Philippine Institute of Traditional and Alternative Health Care(Carig Sur, Tuguegarao City)
  • Diamonds Laboratories Inc.
  • Akita Pharmaceuticals
  • Pharmactechnica Laboratory (Pulilan,Bulacan)
  • Eurasia Research Pharma (San Leonardo, Nueva Ecija)

Demand of the course:

Passing Grade

  • Pharmacy Subjects/Major: 83%
  • Minor: 80%

Flattering Information:

  • Pharmacy Day Program
  • Generics Awareness Month Celebration with DOH
  • White Coat Ceremony

Bridging Programs

  • Medical Missions
  • Generics Awareness Month Celebration with DOH

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