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.

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Prospective Student Programs

Pharmacy Career Pathways Certificate Program

Have you ever wondered what you can do with a Pharm.D. degree? This unique certificate program is designed to help students explore the diverse profession of pharmacy. It’s never too early – or too late – to start preparing for your future!

This self-paced, online certificate program is unique and free for all prospective students.

In this program you will:

  • Complete the APhA's Career Pathways Evaluation
  • Explore pharmacy career paths that target your interests
  • Forge connections with pharmacists by conducting interviews
  • Receive a certificate to enhance your pharmacy school application 

Enroll Here

To successfully complete the course and receive your certificate, you must create an account. If you have any questions, please contact Madison Riley at rileymad@musc.edu

 

Fall Virtual Information Sessions

We know choosing where to go for pharmacy school is a big decision, so we want to help! Join us for one of our Fall Virtual Information Sessions to learn more about the MUSC College of Pharmacy and how since 1882 we have been helping thousands of pharmacists find their passion. Our Virtual Information Sessions occur monthly and cover the following topics: 

Pharm.D./Admissions Overview: Meet with members of our Admissions team and current pharmacy students to learn more about the MUSC College of Pharmacy Pharm.D. program, our admission process, criteria, and other helpful tips! You will also have a chance to ask any questions you may have.  

 

Early Assurance Program: As one of the only programs of its kind located at an academic medical center, the Early Assurance Program at the MUSC College of Pharmacy is designed specifically for exceptional high school seniors looking to accelerate their education, reduce debt, and jumpstart their success in a health care career. Join us for a virtual session to learn more about this exciting program and hear from a few of our EAP scholars. Parents and/or guardians are more than welcome to join us for these sessions! 

Session Dates:

  • October 5 at 3:00 pm - Pharm.D./Admissions Overview
  • November 14 at 6:00 pm – Early Assurance Program
  • November 17 at 5:00 pm - Pharm.D./Admissions Overview
  • December 7 at 12:00 pm – Pharm.D./Admissions Overview

These sessions are free to attend, but advanced registration is required. To register, please click here.

 

Student Mentors for Minorities in Pharmacy (SMMP)

Student Mentors for Minorities in Pharmacy (SMMP) is a program designed to prepare minority high school and college students for a career path in pharmacy. Students are paired with a current MUSC College of Pharmacy student who serves as their mentor and guides them through the program, while offering insight and advice from their own personal experiences. 

This program provides mentees with a competitive advantage when applying to a graduate-level health professions program through various workshops, seminars, and professional development activities.

SMMP will run from January 2023 to April 2023. Sessions will be offered hybrid (virtual and in-person) once a month on a Saturday from 10 AM – 11:30 PM (specific dates are to be determined). 

SMMP is designed for high school and/or undergraduate college URM students. Underrepresented minority is defined university wide as a student who identifies as Hispanic, African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, and Asian students who are either Filipino, Vietnamese, or SE Asian Non-Vietnames.

SMMP registration will open in October 2022. If you have questions about the program, please contact Madison Riley at rileymad@musc.edu

 

Shadow a Pharmacist or Pharmacy Student

Interested in shadowing a pharmacist at MUSC or learning more about a day in the life of a MUSC pharmacy student? Contact Madison Riley at rileymad@musc.edu

 

PREP

The Pharmacy Readiness Engagement Program (PREP) is designed to prepare prospective students for a career path in pharmacy. The one-day program introduces students to the many career options available in the pharmacy profession, engages students with nationally-recognized faculty - both clinicians and researchers - while preparing for the MUSC College of Pharmacy interview process through mock interview practice.

PREP will be held in July 2023. Applications will open in Spring 2023.

PharmDamentals

Student at at work 

The PharmDamentals program is specifically designed to engage high school students interested in STEM or healthcare careers and provide a fundamental understanding of the pharmacy profession.
PharmDamentals will be held in July 2023. Applications will open in Spring 2023.