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Distance Learning: Becoming a Pharmacist

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Dr. Alan Wolfgang, University of Georgia School of Pharmacy

Sponsor: Foothills AHEC

Session Description: Dr. Wolfgang currently serves as the Assistant Dean for Student Affairs in the College of Pharmacy at The University of Georgia. This program is designed for middle and high school students and will provide students with information about how to become a Pharmacist. The students will gain a better understanding of the steps involved in completing a Pharm.D., including admission requirements and requirements for licensure. Students will also learn about career options available to them upon their completion of Pharmacy School.

Session Objectives:
Students should develop a better understanding of the:

  1. Career options available to pharmacists;
  2. Requirements for licensure as a pharmacist in Georgia;
  3. Components of the Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm. D.) curriculum; and
  4. Steps in the Pharm. D. admissions process.

Technology Requirements:
Participants registering for programs should have access to the following technology for best viewing and participation:

  • Personal computer with Macintosh or Windows with 512 MB of RAM
  • Broadband internet connection such as an office LAN, DSL, or cable modem
  • Phone next to personal computer (or speaker phone if multiple people are viewing)
  • Computer speakers (built-in or attached)
  • Latest version of Adobe Flash which can be downloaded for free at

Pre-registration is required to attend this event via the internet.