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  • MUSC #1 Hospital 2015

    MUSC Named #1 Hospital

    MUSC was named the top overall hospital in South Carolina and among the best in the country when it comes to the treatment of ear, nose and throat disorders... (read more)

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  • PharmD/DMIT Program

    PharmD/MHIT Program

    The SCCP launches a combination PharmD/Masters of Health Information Technology degree - the 2nd program in the nation of its kind.  Students graduating with this dual degree will be extremely competitive in the marketplace as the emerging fields of pharmacy informatics and health information technology management generate career opportunities across the US... (read more)

MUSC's Mission

The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) is South Carolina’s only comprehensive academic health science center. Our purpose is to preserve and optimize human life in South Carolina and beyond. MUSC provides an interprofessional environment for learning, discovery, and healing through (1) education of health care professionals and biomedical scientists, (2) research in the health sciences, and (3) provision of comprehensive health care.

 As a public institution of higher learning, MUSC provides a full range of educational programs in the biomedical sciences and actively engages in community service and outreach. The campus is located on more than 50 acres in the city of Charleston. A diverse student population of more than 2,750 students in six colleges (Dental Medicine, Graduate Studies, Health Professions, Medicine, Nursing, and Pharmacy) study for degrees at the baccalaureate, masters, doctoral, and other professional levels. MUSC has academic programs that employ traditional and distance education methods. The University also provides residency training for over 750 graduate health professionals and is comprised of approximately 1,425 full-time and 300 part-time faculty.

Approved by Deans Council: June 17, 2013
Approved by President’s Council: June 26, 2013
Approved by MUSC Board of Trustees: August 9, 2013

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