At the University of South Carolina, our nationally-renowned pharmacy 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 USC 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 USC pharmacy school experience, 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