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MUSC Pharmacy Students Succeed

Our students score significantly higher than the national average on NAPLEX, MPJE, and match rate for residencies. Interprofessional education. Top academic medical center. Beautiful and historic Charleston.

Choosing 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 inter-professional learning opportunities offered at South Carolina’s only comprehensive academic health center providing a full range of programs in the biomedical sciences. 

Some of the career fields in pharmacy include community pharmacy, hospital pharmacy, compounding pharmacy, long-term care pharmacy, and academia. Specialty areas include pediatrics, cardiology, oncology, infectious disease, ambulatory care, and many more. 

Aging baby-boomers, new drug products, expanded coverage, and other factors keep pharmacists in demand in the rapidly-growing health care industry. One of the nation’s most trusted professions, pharmacy can offer the job satisfaction of becoming a leader in the community, pushing the bounds of innovation in science and health care, and earning a comfortable compensation for providing a needed and appreciated service.

The American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy offers a helpful insight into pharmacy careers from a national perspective. Some of the resources prospective students might find interesting include: 

Top Ten Reasons to be a Pharmacist

From helping people get well to helping defend against bioterrorism, pharmacy is the right choice for millions of health care providers. Top ten reasons

Careers in Pharmacy

Pharmacy offers a well-rounded career with multiple options, excellent opportunities and earning potential.

To assess the suitability of a pharmacy career for you, complete the APhA Career Pathways Evaluation.