The Faculty of Pharmacy of Irkutsk State Medical University has started its work in 1941. After graduation from the Medical University, the student receives a pharmacist qualification, majoring in Pharmacy. The faculty of ISMU prepares pharmaceutical sales representative for a further active and creative professional career that presupposes research, development, production, packaging, storage, transportation, state registration, certification, standardization and quality control, sales, advertising, use, and destruction of drugs (in case they got out of order). Professional spheres where the pharmacy faculty graduates are needed: production (pharmacies, pharmaceutical factories, chemical, and pharmaceutical plants); organizational-administrative; control and licensing (licensing, certification, registration; general pharmaceutical practice (small retail pharmacy chain); awareness-raising, educational, and researching activities. The graduated pharmacist is prepared to solve the following issues: development, testing, and registration of the medical products, optimization of the existing drugs in correspondence with modern technologies, biopharmaceuticeutical research and methods of control according to the international requirements and standards system; production of medical substances and drugs by the pharmaceutical companies (pharmacies, factories), including organization of the technological process, selection of the technical equipment, provision of proper storage conditions; carrying out professional activities in the control and licensing field; organization and realization of blanks, acceptance of medical plants, determination of the resources of wild medical plants; quality control of medicines and medical plants in the stages of its development, acquisition, use, and storage; developing of standard documentation regulating the terms, technology, quality control, and storage of drugs; management of the pharmaceutical institution, including the organization of the management process in the main links of the pharmaceutical market; management of the pharmaceutical enterprises, the realization of their functioning, main indicators planning and development of the activity approaches; setting up the management and financial audit, conducting of market and pharmaceutical products researches; providing consultations to the experts of medical and pharmaceutical institutions and average people concerning features of using the medicines; carrying out chemical and toxicological testing; organization and realization of medical provision and pre-hospital medical care to the patients and injured in extreme situations; conducting educational, vocational, and scientific work in the areas mentioned above.