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
Pharmacognosy and Plant Chemistry
Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Dispensing and Medication Counselling
Quality Control – Drug Testing and Analysis
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
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
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
Drugstore owner pharmacist
They are found in the hospital pharmacy department of the hospital and are responsible in providing medications for in-patient and out-patient.
Chief pharmacist or senior pharmacist
They work predominantly in:
Research, Drug discovery, Product development, Production and Quality control as: Quality Control Pharmacist and Quality Assurance Pharmacist or Researcher
Marketing and Administration
Sales- pharmacist engage in this practice are also known as:
Professional service representative
Professional sale representative
Medical service representative
Pharmacy Licensure Examination
March 2017 – 27 out of 35 passed
Batch Passing Rate: 77.14%
National Passing Rate: 65.05%
The Generic Pharmacy
Cagayan Valley Medical Center
Saint Paul Hospital
Dr. Ronald P.Guzman Medical Center
De Vera Medical Center
Dr. Faustino Dy. Hospital
Isabela United Doctors Medical Center
Isabela South Specialist Hospital
Quirino Province Medical Center
Luis Hora Memorial Regional
Kalinga Provincial Hospital
PITAHC (Philippine Institute of Traditional and Alternative Health Care(Carig Sur, Tuguegarao City)
Diamonds Laboratories Inc.
Pharmactechnica Laboratory (Pulilan,Bulacan)
Eurasia Research Pharma (San Leonardo, Nueva Ecija)