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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.

  • Nappi and Haney Honored at MUSC Convocation

    Jean Nappi (MUSC Foundation Distinguished Faculty Service Award) and Jason Haney (MUSC Teaching Excellence Award in Educator-Mentor:Clinical/Professional) were recognized for excellence during the 2017 MUSC Faculty Convocation.
     
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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.


  • Welcome Home Weekend

    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.

     

  • Mikell Named MUSC Pharmacy Honorary Alumnus of the Year

    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.   

  • MUSC College of Pharmacy Reopens September 13

    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.


Application and Deadlines

Applicants must submit a PharmCAS and MUSC Supplemental Application to be considered for admission. The MUSC Admissions Committee will evaluate all applications and each is rated based on admission criteria established by the committee.

Submission of PharmCAS and supplemental application are required for International Applicants.

PharmCAS Application

  • Application opens July 18, 2017
  • Application fee paid directly to PharmCAS
  • Use the PharmCAS application checklist
  • Three required letters of reference are submitted via PharmCAS
  • PharmCAS will not process your application until all information is submitted to the service; completed application, required fee, and all official transcripts
  • PharmCAS processing may take up to five weeks once all required materials are received and verified; therefore we recommend that you apply early

MUSC Supplemental Application

  • Application available beginning July 1, 2017
  • Submitted directly to MUSC Admissions
  • PLEASE READ prior to submitting your application
  • Complete the Supplemental Application
  • Complete the supporting materials for the Supplemental Application
  • Diversity Statement is optional but strongly recommended
  • Non-refundable application fee is $65 (U.S. dollars) and is payable by electronic check or credit card (Visa or MasterCard only)

Important Dates

  • July 1, 2017 MUSC Supplemental Application opens
  • July 18, 2017 PharmCAS Application opens
  • September 5, 2017 Early Decision application deadline
  • October 20, 2017 Admission status notification for Early Decision applicants
  • January 5, 2018 PharmCAS Application deadline
  • January 19, 2018 MUSC Supplemental Application deadline

As a state-assisted institution, preference will be given to in-state applicants. In-state applicants are defined as South Carolina residents and any non-South Carolina residents attending a South Carolina college or university. In-state status as defined here only applies to the admission process. Residency for the purpose of tuition will be based upon residency requirements as outlined by MUSC. The MUSC College of Pharmacy considers a limited number of international applicants to the doctor of pharmacy program who have completed at least a 5-year bachelor of science in pharmacy degree and when there is a written agreement between the MUSC College of Pharmacy and an international sponsoring university, government, or agency (International Partnership Program).

 

 
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