Doctor of Pharmacy is a professional degree in pharmacy which is actually a pre-Phd/postgraduate professional program. This course is of nearly six years of duration and it mostly deals with the clinical studies and medicine. Pharm D course has such curriculum that it involves patient care so that they come in contact with clinicians and health care centers. The curriculum also involves industrial training so that the students can understand what is the demand of current market and also it helps in dealing with drug queries. There are very few colleges in India of Pharm D. In this course it is important to have one year internship then only you can practice on your own or go for further studies i.e., Phd.
Specializations : Biopharmaceutics, Drug Regulatory Aairs, Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Medicinal Natural Products, Pharmaceutical Technology, Bulk Drugs, Pharmaceutical Analysis and Quality Assurance, Industrial Pharmacy, Clinical Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Administration, Medicinal Chemistry, Drug Discovery and Development, Pharmaceutical Technology and Biopharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Analysis, Pharmacology, Pharmaceutical Marketing Management, Phytopharmaceuticals and Natural products, Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, Quality Assurance, Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry, Pharmacy Practice, Pharmaceutics etc.