Pharmacist in Tennessee
A license is necessary to practice pharmacy in the state of Tennessee.
- Must pass the NAPLEX
- Must pass the MPJE
- 1500 internship hours (only 1100 hours can be from school externships)
- Degree from an accredited College of Pharmacy
- No criminal record
- At least 21 years of age
Application also requires:
- $50 application fee, $165 licensure fee, $10 regulatory fee
- Passport style photo
- Mandatory Practitioner Profile Questionnaire
Foreign graduates and non-US citizen have additional requirements:
- Must pass FPGEE
- Must pass TOEFL
Tennessee also allows licensure by reciprocity.
To maintain a pharmacist license in Tennessee, pharmacists need 30 CE (continuing education) credits every 2 years. Fifteen credits need to be live.
For more information, visit the Tennessee Board of Pharmacy.