Pharmacy Schools in Nevada - 2024

Nevada, being the gambling and entertainment capital of the country has a thriving tourism industry. Its growing economy has led to an expansion of healthcare. Pharmacists are in demand to cater to growth of Nevada's healthcare sector. As of 2021, there were approximately 2,510 pharmacists working in the state. To become a pharmacist, you must complete a Pharm. D. program from an ACPE accredited pharmacy school in Nevada.

2024 Ranking of ACPE Accredited Pharmacy Schools in Nevada

#1. Roseman University of Health Sciences

Ranking Score: 83.05%
Location: Henderson
Accreditation: ACPE

Roseman University of Health Sciences NAPLEX Performance
Year # of Students Attempted Pass Rate

Licensure - Passing the NAPLEX and MPJE in Nevada

To become a licensed pharmacist in Nevada apply to the Nevada State Board of Pharmacy requesting licensure examination eligibility. Once the board confirms your eligibility you must apply to the NABP to register for the NAPLEX and MPJE.

Nevada Pharm.D. Graduates NAPLEX Performance (2018-2021)

As we have considered only schools with the ACPE accreditation for the NAPLEX performance, Nevada has only one school that has the accreditation. The performance of Pharm. D. graduates over the last four years in the state has been rather inconsistent. While 2021, it was impressive, with an above 85.00% first time pass rate, the performance considerably dropped in 2018, 2019 and 2020 with just an average 80% above first time pass rate. Nevada has also seen a steady decline in the number of students taking the exam over these last four years.

School Location 2018 2019 2020 2021
#Taken Pass %#Taken Pass %#Taken Pass %#Taken Pass %
Roseman University of Health Sciences Henderson21883.50%22479.00%20583.00%19585.00%
Overall Nevada NAPLEX Performance21883.50%22479.00%20583.00%19585.00%

Pharmacist Salary in Nevada

On an average, pharmacists in the state earn an annual package of $127,250, which is slightly lower than the national pharmacist salary of $125,690. Of course, various factors will come to play to determine the exact amount you earn. Carson City pays its pharmacist the highest salary in the state at $135,430. In Las Vegas a pharmacist can expect to earn $127,120.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Pharmacist Job Outlook in Nevada

Nevada has a promising employment outlook for a period of 10 years, starting 2020. Approximately 430 new pharmacist positions will be created during this period. The highest numbers of pharmacists at 1,860 are employed in Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise-Reno. Each year 160 job openings for new as well as replacement positions will be available in the state for this 10-year period.

2020 Employment2030 EmploymentGrowthProjected Annual Job Openings (New + Replacement)
Source: Career One Stop

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