Self Practitioner: One should have D-pharma/ B-pharma
Doctors: PG and MD in Pharmacognosy.
Professor/ Lecture: PhD or masters in Pharmacognosy.
Researcher: PG in Pharmacognosy or PhD in Pharmacognosy.
One should have good communication skills, should be patience in work, analytical skills, accepting the faults and should be dedicated these are the essential qualities to take up Pharmacognosy as a career.