Top Pharmacology Bachelors degree Programs - 2023

A program that focuses on the scientific study of drug interactions on biological systems and organisms and the sources, chemical properties, biological effects, and therapeutic uses of drugs. Includes instruction in pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics, toxicology, drug therapeutics, drug action, bodily responses to drug events, biochemical proliferation and differentiation, apoptosis, cell biology, medicinal chemistry, and studies of specific drugs and drug interactions.

While Pharmacology has degrees up to the Post masters certificate, the majority of students earn a Masters degree. Students study Pharmacology all around the US, though the major at the Bachelors degree level has the most graduates in California. The average annual income for a graduate with a bachelor's degree in Pharmacology is $42,090.

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Top Colleges for Pharmacology

The University of California-Santa Barbara is a top choice for students who want to study Pharmacology. Students can earn up to a Post masters certificate at the school. The University of California-Santa Barbara awards about 46 Bachelors degrees to those majoring in Pharmacology per year. However, CUNY York College and Stony Brook University are also options to consider. Take a look at the college options in the table below.

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Careers for Pharmacology Majors

The highest paying careers for Pharmacology majors include Natural Sciences Managers, Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists and Biological Scientists, All Other. However, another thing to think about is how many job openings there currently is. Positions that are in high need that a degree in Pharmacology can prepare you for are Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists, Biological Scientists, All Other and Natural Sciences Managers.

Top Paying Careers for Pharmacology

  1. Natural Sciences Managers   (Median Wage: $137,900)
  2. Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists   (Median Wage: $95,310)
  3. Biological Scientists, All Other   (Median Wage: $82,530)
  4. Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary   (Median Wage: $81,440)
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