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Becoming A Pharmacist in USA

How to become a pharmacist in USA from other country?

To become a pharmacist in the USA from another country, you need to follow these steps:

Meet the educational requirements: You must have a Pharm.D. degree from a college or school of pharmacy that is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

Pass the Foreign Pharmacy Graduate Examination Committee (FPGEC) certification: This certification ensures that foreign pharmacists have the knowledge and skills necessary to practice pharmacy in the USA.

Pass the NAPLEX (North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination): This is the standardized exam that all candidates must pass to become licensed pharmacists in the USA.

Obtain an E-Certificate from the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP): This certificate verifies that you have met all the necessary requirements to practice pharmacy in the USA.

Apply for a state license: Each state has its own licensing board and requirements, so you will need to apply for a license in the state where you plan to practice.

Find a job: Once you have obtained your license, you can start looking for job opportunities as a pharmacist in the USA.

Note: These steps are general guidelines and requirements may vary depending on the state. It is recommended to check the requirements for the specific state you plan to practice in.

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