Our nationally renowned faculty and numerous experiential practice sites combine to
form a powerful academic program on par with the finest in the country.
As a student in the College of Pharmacy, you’re part of a world of opportunity. From
varied degree options to robust experiential learning, our program of academics and
training positions you well for the demanding career of professional pharmacy in a
range of healthcare or research settings. Even better, your education is centered
within Columbia, a vibrant university city where you can enjoy your downtime.
Choose from among eight programs of pharmacy education as you work toward a Pharm.D. or specialized dual degree that fits your future goals. As an incoming student, you’ll be paired with a first-year
adviser who will assist with curriculum choices and prep you on your path toward the
Pharm.D. program. Throughout your studies, you’ll supplement classroom instruction
with engaging preceptor-led experiential learning and residencies that develop your analytic and patient care skills in health system or community
You’ll tap into a rich history of educating professional pharmacists. For more than
150 years, pharmacists have chosen the University of South Carolina for high-quality
professional studies and the thoughtful advisement and mentoring we provide along the way. You’ll also have access to a wide variety of pre-pharmacy
and professional student organizations that will help you begin to build your professional network as you build your patient