Career Development & Employment Resources

As Korea strives to improve its welfare policies, the correct use of pharmaceutical products as well as the R&D and manufacturing of quality drugs are critical to ensuring the quality of healthcare. These are the tasks and mandates of the professional pharmacist.

Research & Development

  • Synthesis & extraction of new drugs
  • Effectiveness & Toxicity of medicine
  • Genetic Engineering
  • Pharmaceutical Analysis
  • Pharmaceutical Manufacturing
  • Clinical Assessment

Clinical Practice

  • Filing Prescriptions & Administration of Medication
  • Patient Education
  • Management of Pharmaceutical Information
  • Management of Drugs
  • Clinical Pharmacokinetics
  • Clinical Nutrition


  • Drug Substance Manufacturing
  • Quality Control
  • Hygiene and Environment Management
  • Pharmaceutical Product Manufacturing
  • Drug Manufacturing
  • Process Management

Graduates of the College of Pharmacy can pursue careers in clinical practice, manufacturing, and research in Pharmacy. Many of our alumni have found employment in the National Institute of Scientific Investigation (NISI), Korea National Institute of Health (KNIH), National Institute of Environmental Research (NIER), Korea Food & Drug Administration (KFDA), Korea research Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology (KRIBB), Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology (KRICT) and KIST as researchers. Others have become patent lawyers, professors in universities in Korea or abroad, and entrepreneurs. The development of new drugs is more vigorously pursued than ever across the world, and Korea increasingly faces the need to enhance its drugs development capability up to internationally competitive levels. Moreover, the separation of prescriptions and filling prescriptions requires greater expertise in the administration of medication. This will further increase the demand for specialized professional pharmacists, which further widens career opportunities for graduates of our program.


  • Research

    • Universities
    • Governmental Research Institutes
    • Industrial Research Institutes
  • Clinical Practice

    • General hospital pharmacy
    • Local pharmacy
  • Manufacturing & Distribution

    • Pharmaceutical company
    • Phamaceutical distributor
  • Public Sector

    • Min. of Health & Welfare
    • KFDA
    • KIPO
    • Min. of Environment
  • Pharmact-related specialization

    • Patent lawyer
    • Venture enterprise
    • Phamaceutical journalist
    • Pharmaceutical Information manager