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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.

Prospective Student Programs

Pre-Pharmacy Certificate Program

A certificate program designed for high school or college students to explore the health care career field of pharmacy. Through the utilization of APhA's career pathways evaluation program, participants will gain a better understanding of the field of pharmacy and forge connections with pharmacy professionals. 

Program details:

  • complete pre-program reflection
  • complete APhA career pathways program assessment
  • review APhA career option profiles
  • complete five quizzes
  • interview five pharmacists 
  • complete post-program reflection 

To sign up, create a new account under the non-MUSC user in Harbor. After creating your account, contact Robert Maguire and request be added to the Pre-Pharmacy Certificate Program Harbor course.

For more information, contact Dr. Cathy Worrall or Kelly Brennan


Shadow a Pharmacy Student

Interested in learning more about a day in the life of a MUSC pharmacy student? Contact us at 

This program is currently on hold due to COVID-19.


Shadow a Pharmacist

Interested in shadowing a pharmacist at MUSC? Contact Dr. Cathy Worrall at

This program is currently on hold due to COVID-19.



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 - and teaches students how to prepare for the MUSC College of Pharmacy interview process.

PREP is held annually in the summer. Registration will be available in the spring.


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 is held annually in the summer. Registration will be open in the spring.


Student Mentors for Minorities in Healthcare (SMH)

Student Mentors for Minorities in Healthcare (SMH) is a mentoring program for high school and undergraduate students interested in the health professions. The program pairs a current College of Pharmacy student to serve as a mentor for a high school or undergraduate student to share with them information that will assist the mentee in preparing to apply for graduate school.  

Sessions are held virtually monthly on Saturdays from 10 AM - 12 PM and allow mentees to learn about a specific profession, the admissions process, and participate in personal and professional development opportunities to grow and develop the skills needed to gain entry into a graduate-level health professions program.

Application requirements:

  • Must be a junior or senior in high school or an undergraduate college student
  • Unofficial transcripts
  • Resume
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Essays highlighting why you are interested in the program and what you can bring to this program
  • GPA and Applicable test scores (SAT, ACT, GRE, etc.)

Applications are now open until Sunday, October 25th, 2020

Click here to submit your application.

If you have any questions please contact Kelly Brennan