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 2023 Career Outcomes for Pharmaceutical Sciences*

** Includes Self-Employed

Campus Resources

Program Brochure

BS/MS Dual Degree Program

Contact Information

Admission Requirements

Scholarship & Employment Opportunities

Experiential Learning Opportunities

Connect with your Career Consultant

Finding Research:

On-Campus: use the UGA Career Guide for templates and guidance on reaching out to faculty to gain research experience, the Center for Undergraduate Research Opportunities (CURO) at UGA can also support you in finding research opportunities. 

Off-Campus: Research Experiences for Undergraduates offered through the National Science Foundation and ORISE Fellowships offered through the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education are great options. The Career Center can help you prepare your materials for research fellowship applications. You can also search for research internships and full and part-time positions in Handshake.

Pre-Health Students: The UGA Career Center offers support specifically for you through Pre-Health Appointments, which can be scheduled through Handshake. The Career Center can help you:

  • explore roles in healthcare
  • prepare application materials
  • prepare for interviews
  • navigate growth years.

You can self-enroll in our Career Development Resources eLC for Pre-Health Students for helpful information that you can access from anywhere at any point. If you have questions specifically about GPA, application walkthroughs, and prerequisite course requirements for professional programs, schedule an appointment with the Pre-Professional Advising Office.

Additional UGA Career Center Recommendations

Tip:  Learn from your peers!  Connect with current students in the program here to ask them questions about classes, internships, etc.

Tip: Join LinkedIn!  This is a great resource for networking & connecting with various employers & career opportunities.

Additional Career Research Resources

  • O*NET Online – The O*NET database includes information on skills, abilities, knowledge, work activities, and interests associated with over 900 occupations.  
  • My Next Move – An interactive tool for students and job seekers to learn more about their career options.  
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook – The OOH is a career resource offering information on the hundreds of occupations that provide most of jobs in the United States.  
  • Vault – provides in-depth intelligence on what it’s really like to work in an industry, company, or profession – and how to position yourself to land that job.  
  • Candid Career – This resource provides you with access to thousands of informational video interviews with real professionals through an easy-to-use website.  
  • UGA Mentor Program – Connect with a mentor (alumni, faculty, staff) to research and explore industries and careers. Research industries and careers by connecting with a mentor for a quick chat or formal 16-week mentorship through the UGA Mentor Program.  
  • Interstride - Interstride is an interactive tool for both international and domestic students to enhance their international experience and employment potential. The platform consists of job-listings, hiring trends, employer information, self-assessments, and up-to-date immigration guidance. 
  • Glassdoor - Glassdoor is a free jobs and career community that offers an inside look at jobs and companies through "employee generated content" – anonymous salaries, company reviews, interview questions, and more – all posted by employees and job seekers.  
  • Steppingblocks - Research your future career with real-world stats about your major, your interests, and your dream job title with career and education searches designed to find your best path based on millions of others. It’s data-powered career exploration for doers like you. 

Employment Websites


  • Handshake (scroll down to the bottom of the page; login with your UGA MyID and password)  
  • LinkedIn (this popular networking site also has a job board!) 
  • Idealist (non-profit jobs) 
  • USAJobs (federal jobs) 

Professional Associations/Resources

Employers/Position Title Reported by Class of 2023 Pharmaceutical Sciences majors

The information below represents employers and position titles from the Class of 2023 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)
Boehringer Ingelheim Laboratory Technician
Sanaria Inc. Research Associate
Tammy Roton Patient Care Technician
The Coca-Cola Company Lab Technician III
University of Georgia Research Assistant
* 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 2023 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/Professional Schools attended by Class of 2023 Pharmaceutical Sciences majors

The information below represents graduate/professional schools and programs reported through the Class of 2023 Career Outcomes Survey. To view historical Career Outcomes for this major, click here and select "Historical Data" from the navigation menu.

Graduate School Program(s)
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Pharmacy, PharmD
University of Chicago Cancer Biology, Doctorate
University of Georgia Comparative Biomedical Sciences, MS
University of Georgia International Biomedical Regulatory Sciences, MS
University of Georgia Pharmacy, Degree Not Specified
University of Georgia Pharmacy, PharmD
University of Georgia Pharmacy, PharmD
University of Georgia Pharmacy, Post Baccalaureate Certificate
Vanderbilt University Biomedical Sciences, MS
* denotes no responses received.