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Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy

Career Outlook

Employment of pharmacists is projected to grow 6 percent from 2018 to 2028, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Increased demand for prescription medications will lead to more demand for pharmaceutical services.

Careers Represented

Pharmacists, Physicians, Nurses, and Physician Assistants who are individuals who are licensed or eligible for licensure to practice the profession of pharmacy and Pharmacy Technicians.

Educational Opportunities

AMCP Learn is your one-stop shop for processing your continuing pharmacy education credit from AMCP meetings and conferences, as well as the site of a whole new selection of online learning programs. Whether you choose face-to-face learning, online programs, or a mix of both, AMCP Learn is the resource created just for you.

Brief Overview

Vision: Managed care pharmacy – improving health care for all.  

Mission: To empower its members to serve society by using sound medication management principles and strategies to improve health care for all. 

The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) is the nation’s leading professional association dedicated to increasing patient access to affordable medicines, improving health outcomes and ensuring the wise use of health care dollars. Through evidence- and value-based strategies and practices, the Academy’s 8,000 pharmacists, physicians, nurses and other practitioners manage medication therapies for the 270 million Americans served by health plans, pharmacy benefit management firms, emerging care models and government.

AMCP serves its members in many ways, including through live national conferences, online learning programs, research in peer-reviewed literature and advocacy. Each is designed with the goal of advancing professional knowledge, improving the design and delivery of pharmacy benefits, and ultimately, patient satisfaction and health outcomes.

We invite you to join us if you are involved in the practice of managed care pharmacy. Explore our website and learn more about what we do. Thank you.

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Typical Education

Pharmacists must have a Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.), a 4-year professional degree. They must also be licensed, which requires passing two exams.

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