Pharmacist in Florida
A license is necessary to practice pharmacy in Florida.
- Must pass the NAPLEX
- Must pass the MPJE
- 2080 internship hours if you did not graduate after Jan 1, 2001 with a Pharm D
- Degree from an accredited College of Pharmacy
- No criminal record
- Medical history
- At least 18 years of age
Application also requires:
- $295 fee
- A medication error course
- Copy of Social Security Card
Foreign graduates and non-US citizen have additional requirements:
- Must pass FPGEE
- Must pass TOEFL
Florida also allows licensure by endorsement.
To maintain a pharmacist license in Florida, pharmacists need 30 CE (continuing education) credits every 2 years. One credit must be on the topic of HIV/AIDS. Two credits must be on the topic of medication errors and prevention. Ten credits must be live.
For more information, visit the Florida Board of Pharmacy.