Massachusetts is one of the ideal destinations for pharmacists. First of all, it has not less than four different pharmacy schools. Each of them is accredited and ready to welcome new students every year. However, two of these schools belong to the same institution – the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, also known as MCPHS University.
The interesting part is that all these pharmacy schools are private. Two of them (the MCPHS University and the Western New England University) are nonprofit too. The Mass School of Pharmacy, which is how the MCPHS is usually referred by staff and students is among the most popular for students wishing to study in MA. An ideal combination of affordable tuition fees coupled with a faculty that scores highly in quality of teaching staff and student experience.
As for the Northeastern University, it has the smallest number of students – slightly more than 750. The Western New England University is the only one with a suburban campus. The other two institutions have urban locations.
The average salary for pharmacists in Massachusetts is usually the main reason wherefore thousands of students enroll on a yearly basis. An average pharmacist makes $130,000 a year. An acute pharmacist can make $304,000 on a yearly basis, as well as a mail order pharmacist. On the other hand, Esep MP OC pharmacists barely earn $94,000 every year. Believe it or not, this is the average salary for many other states. From this point of view, pharmacists in Massachusetts earn around 50% more than pharmacists in many other states.
For this reason we recommend Boston as a great state to study and begin your career as a Pharmacist.