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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.
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.
Registration for MUSC College of Pharmacy Welcome Home Weekend is now live! Festivities include the Vincent T. Peng Endowed Lectureship (CE), lunch with the dean, a day-in-the-life panel with current students and the traditional Lowcountry Oyster Roast. Visit the Welcome Home website for information.
The 2017 White Coat Ceremony featured as keynote speaker Nancy G. Mikell, who was also presented with the Honorary Alumnus of the Year Award. Mikell's address was the highlight of a week of 2017 Orientation activities capped by the ceremony at Baruch Auditorium August 17.
Classes resume at the MUSC College of Pharmacy and the MUSC campus of the South Carolina College of Pharmacy on Wednesday, Sept. 13, after closure due to Hurricane Irma.
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