Advocacy. Connections. Solutions. Development. NCPA student members feel the benefits of this community every day.
When you graduate, you will take the Oath of a Pharmacist. In that oath, you promise to embrace and advocate changes that improve patient care. At NCPA, we help you fulfill that promise long before graduation.
Community Health Challenge
Make a difference in your community.
Simplify My Meds® Challenge
Keep patients out of the hospital.
Legislative Advocacy Challenge
Dive in to the policy side.
Whatever your advocacy style, we're here to help. That’s community.
Network: It's a buzzword you hear all through pharmacy school. When you're part of the NCPA community, we help you move from networking to connecting.
NCPA Student Chapters
Connect to your peers.
Meetings and Events
Connect to pharmacists.
Connect to the profession.
When you join the NCPA community, the network is already there. Let us help you connect to it.
At NCPA, we like to provide solutions. After all, what's the point if we don't help solve some problems for you? We know you have pain points that are unique to you as a student pharmacist, so we have solutions that are specific to where you are in life.
Avoid more student loan debt.
Explore opportunities after graduation.
Be your own boss.
We understand what student pharmacists need because we've been there. We're here to help you navigate and succeed.
You learn a lot in pharmacy school, but it doesn't cover everything you need to know to be a successful pharmacist. Leadership skills, business savvy, mentorship, and nontraditional practice experience are areas where NCPA works to fill in the gaps for you.
Student Leadership Council
Grow as a leader.
Student Business Plan Competition
Sharpen your business skills.
Under My Wing Mentor Program
Find a mentor.
Internships and Rotations
Get a behind-the-scenes look at NCPA.
The NCPA Executive Residency is a springboard into a career of association work.
You're the future of pharmacy, and we want to make sure you're prepared. Are you ready?
NCPA represents more than 22,000 pharmacies and 5,000 student pharmacists with one goal in mind: extending the impact of community pharmacy in America. So we extend our hand to you. Join our community. We'll help you improve yours.