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    Drug Discovery and Biomedical Sciences

    Three SmartState Endowed Chairs are among the research faculty who teach in the PharmD program and Ph.D. programs. Research focuses on identifying new drug targets, drug delivery systems and disease therapeutics.

  • Diversity and Inclusion

    Diversity and Inclusion is an integral part of the College's strategic plan and an important part of the MUSC Pharmacy experience, as reflected in the choice of #iamMUSCpharmacy placard by Paige Brockington. She is pictured at the VA, where she did an ambulatory care-primary care rotation with Cristina Elgin.
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    The College

    The College of Pharmacy at the Medical University of South Carolina provides a premier pharmacy education leveraging the innovative inter-professional learning opportunities offered at South Carolina’s only comprehensive academic health center with a full range of programs in the biomedical sciences.

  • Black History Month

    First African-American graduate of the MUSC College of Pharmacy James Hodges '71 spoke to students, faculty, staff and the community at a seminar February 15 as part of the College's celebration of Black History Month.

  • Women's History Month

    MUSC Pharmacy celebrates Women’s History Month by featuring some of the faculty, students and alumnae whose contributions to the College, the profession and the community are making a difference in the world today.   

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    Clinical Pharmacy and Outcome Sciences

    Faculty nationally recognized for achievement in both teaching and practice provide interprofessional education and training in patient care, critical thinking and professional leadership

College of Pharmacy

The College of Pharmacy at the Medical University of South Carolina is a respected leader in education, research and patient care.

The College provides a premier pharmacy education by uniting nationally-recognized faculty and high-achieving students with the innovative interprofessional learning opportunities offered at MUSC’s academic medical center.  

Located in beautiful and historic Charleston, S.C., MUSC College of Pharmacy has four academic degree programs, two research centers led by renowned endowed chairs, one of the oldest and largest residency programs in the country, more than 900 preceptors in a world-wide experiential program, and a collaborative continuing education program.

MUSC College of Pharmacy students are successful (graduating student satisfaction, NAPLEX/MJPE scores, post-graduation employment and residency placement) and the faculty is productive in and out of the classroom (National Institutes for Health funding, professional service, national awards and offices).

Founded in 1881, the pharmacy program at MUSC continues to attract and produce pharmacy’s finest practitioners, shaping tomorrow’s healthcare.



The Medical University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy’s doctor of pharmacy program has been granted accredited status by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.

Shirley, Barfield Honored for Interprofessional Work
May 18, 2017 12:55:00 PM EDT

Clinical faculty member David Shirley was honored during the 2017 Interprofessional Education Fellowship Recognition Ceremony with the award for Outstanding Small Group Facilitation: IP Day 2017 (2nd Year). Graduating student pharmacist Kaitlyn Elizabeth Barfield was selected as an Interprofessional Education Fellow, one of just 11 in the May 2017 Graduates class. ...Read more...