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Top Pharmacist and Pharmacy Technician - Best College Rankings

Schools of pharmacy are generally categorized as a quasi-medical school along with dental schools and schools of nursing. The top pharmacy schools are included in the US News and World Report annual survey of colleges, universities and graduate schools.

Today pharmacy students must complete a four year course of study at an accredited pharmacy school. Graduates are awarded the Doctor of Pharmacy degree and are eligible for licensure as a pharmacist in the United States. Below is a list of the top pharmacy schools in the U.S.

  • University of California/San Francisco
  • University of North Carolina
  • University of Minnesota
  • University of Texas
  • Ohio State
  • University of Kentucky
  • University of Michigan
  • University of Washington
  • Purdue
  • University of Arizona

Pharmacy technician schools offer a training program that can lead to certification by either the Institute of Certification of Pharmacy Technicians (ICPT) or the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB). Certification is a relatively recent development, having become a reality over the past fifteen years, but many employers look for certification when hiring for a pharmacy technician job. Training programs can take up to a year and are offered at community colleges and a number of excellent vocational and online schools. Below is a list of excellent pharmacy technician training sources.

  • Kaplan University
  • Ivy Tech College
  • Sanford Brown College
  • California State University (Cal State) Fullerton
  • Rio Solado College
  • Brown-Mackie College
  • Cal State San Diego
  • Columbus State College
  • Everest University
  • Cal State/Los Angeles
  • Cal State/East Bay

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