Pharmacist in Pennsylvania
A license is necessary to practice pharmacy in the state of Pennsylvania.
- Must pass the NAPLEX
- Must pass the MPJE
- 1500 internship hours (maximum 750 hours from school externship)
- Degree from an accredited College of Pharmacy
- No criminal record
Application also requires:
- $45 fee
Foreign graduates and non-US citizen have additional requirements:
- Must pass FPGEE
- Must pass TOEFL
Pennsylvania also allows licensure by reciprocity.
To maintain a pharmacist license in Pennsylvania, pharmacists need 30 CE (continuing education) credits every 2 years.
For more information, visit the Pennsylvania Board of Pharmacy.