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Train for the rewarding challenges and opportunities of academic pharmacy and biomedical
research with a combined Pharm.D. / Ph.D.
The University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy's Pharm.D./Ph.D. program is a
rigorous research program for students who want to combine clinical learning and research
investigation. The combination degree program makes it possible for you to earn a
Pharm.D. and Ph.D. degree together and often in a shorter timeframe than earning the
two degrees separately.
Students who earn concurrent graduate degrees are well positioned for the teaching
and research of an academic career or for work in government or industrial settings.
Both the deep knowledge of graduates and rigors of completing the accelerated program
translate well into many scientific disciplines that are essential to medical and