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Woster research an awardee in Sickle Cell Disease/Advancing Cures funding; fast-track research focused on developing a new gene-modifying sickle cell disease treatment at MUSC could lead to human clinical trials in as few as three years.
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.
MUSC pharmacy students immersed themselves in compounding during a special boot camp on campus February 23-24. Twenty-seven students participated in the Professional Compounding Centers of America (PCCA) Boot Camp, an intensive two-day session that furthered their compounding training.
The MUSC College of Pharmacy Alumni Ambassador Program was a big part of the fall recruiting campaign, in which the College was represented at formal recruitment events at Clemson, UGA, Furman, USC, North Carolina State, the Atlanta University Center and many more. Contact Abby Grady for information.
The 2018 Medisca Student Pharmacist Compounding Competition winners are Meghan White, Zach Posey and Ryan Rosenblatt. The team will go on to represent MUSC in the eighth annual national competition, held March 17-18, which includes a practical lab, a Q-and-A, a presentation and a compounding challenge.
The MUSC Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program requires at least 66 hours of prerequisite coursework (typically two years) followed by four academic years of professional study.
Submission of PharmCAS and supplemental application are required for International Applicants. Please refer to our International Admission Requirements for more information.
Admission to the MUSC College of Pharmacy is competitive and based on the following:
The PCAT is offered every year in January, July, September, October and November. We strongly encourage taking the PCAT prior to the January 2018 test dates. The 2017-2018 test dates are:
July 18 - 19
September 7 – 8
October 23 - 31
November 1 – 3
January 3 - 4 (2018)
Please visit the Pharmacy College Admission Test website for more information on registration deadlines.
|General Chemistry||8 hours|
|Organic Chemistry||8 hours|
|English Composition||3 hours|
|English Literature/Composition||3 hours|
|Verbal Skills (Public Speaking)||3 hours|
|Liberal Arts Elective||9 hours|
To be considered for admission, applicants must take the PCAT exam prior to the PharmCAS application deadline on or before January 5, 2018. PCAT scores are reported to PharmCAS using code 104 upon exam registration. Any exam scores older than 5 years will not be accepted and the exam will need to be repeated.
To accelerate the processing of fall 2017 course grades, applicants should request an official transcript to be mailed to MUSC Admissions in addition to PharmCAS. Please send official transcripts to:
ATTN: MUSC Admissions
Office of Enrollment Management
45 Courtenay Drive, 3rd Floor, Room 359
Charleston, SC 29425-2030