UGA Specific Information for Pharmaceutical Sciences

The Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences is an undergraduate degree program that provides students with an understanding of how medications are delivered, pharmaceutical drugs interact with the human body, drugs are researched and developed, and how all basic sciences play a role in the development of modern therapeutics.  The Pharmaceutical Sciences program offers hands-on career development in a classroom environment where learning is delivered by outstanding faculty, combined with real-world laboratory experiments. This major provides students the opportunity to gain valuable experience working in a Good Manufacturing Practices Laboratory while working directly with faculty members on laboratory-centered, independent research projects.

Class of 2019 Career Outcomes for Pharmaceutical Sciences*

** Includes Self-Employed

Campus Resources

Additional UGA Career Center Recommendations/Considerations

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Supplemental Career Research Dashboard

Additional Career Research Resources

O*NET (click on Find Occupations)

Occupational Outlook Handbook (type in general term for career of interest)

Career Insider: Vault Guides (Various interview & industry guides available) - login with your 810/811# and then look for "Career Insider"

Candid Career (View professionals speaking about their careers)

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Employment Websites

Handshake (scroll down to the bottom of the page & login with your UGA MyID and password)

Idealist (nonprofit jobs)

USAJobs (federal jobs)


Professional Associations/Resources

The information below represents employers and position titles from the Class of 2019 Career Outcomes Survey. To view historical Career Outcomes for this major, click here and select "Historical Data" from the navigation menu.

Employer Position Title(s)
AmbioPharm Quality Assurance Associate I
Children's National Health System Research Assistant Intern
Indegene Pharmaceutical Sales Representative
John Calvert Assistant Professor
Lonza Product Development Intern
Merck MRL Global Regulatory CMC Intern
* denotes no responses received.
*Source: Areas above marked with an Asterisk (*) have been created utilizing data taken from the UGA Career Outcomes Survey. The "Employers Hiring...," "Job Titles of...," "Career Outcomes for...," and "Graduate/Professional Schools and Programs..." information listed above represent UGA Class of 2019 Graduates. The lists are not exhaustive and therefore do not represent all potential career options. Click here for more detailed Career Outcomes information regarding this major.


Graduate School Program(s)
Mercer University Pharmacy, PharmD
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Pharmacy, PharmD
University of Georgia Pharmaceutical & Biomedical Sciences, MS; Pharmacy, PharmD
University of Kentucky Medicinal Bioorganic and Computational Chemistry, PhD
* denotes no responses received.