University of Findlay pharmacy students’ pass rate on an exam that tests their legal knowledge landed the program on a list of the top nine in the country that was compiled by Pharmacy Times, an online publication that describes itself as a provider of practical information for today’s pharmacists.
UF was one of nine programs in the country that boasts a 100 percent passing rate for its students’ first-time attempts to pass the Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE) in 2015. Students in UF’s program also had a perfect MJPE first-time attempt rate in 2014 and 2013, an accomplishment only four other programs in the country can boast.
The MPJE tests students on both federal and state-specific legal topics. For state-specific topics, each state’s pharmacy board approves the questions, according to the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy. Students are tested on responsibilities related to distribution and dispensing of pharmaceuticals, licensure and registration requirements, and laws that regulate or affect pharmacists and pharmacies, among other topics, the Pharmacy Times explains.
Says the Pharmacy Times, “Prospective pharmacy students interested in law may want to consider applying to the top schools based on Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE) passing rates.”
“Our students are clearly well-prepared, and we are extremely proud of our students’ record of success,” said UF College of Pharmacy Dean Debra Parker, Pharm.D. “Their work ethic and the quality education they receive in Findlay’s pharmacy program are a winning combination.