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College of Pharmacy

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About the College of Pharmacy

Our Mission and Vision

At the University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy, our faculty and staff are personally invested in your development as a health care leader. Learn about our mission and vision for the college.


Our mission is to prepare the next generation of innovative and collaborative pharmacists and health scientists while pioneering clinical, entrepreneurial, and research endeavors to improve health outcomes for residents of South Carolina and beyond.

We will accomplish this by:

  • Continually building a culture of compassion, inclusiveness and collegiality
  • Providing comprehensive pharmacy education
  • Conducting and disseminating state of the art research
  • Establishing optimal student experiences
  • Engaging in community outreach
  • Expanding pharmacy practice, post-graduate training, and business opportunities
  • Growing alumni and partner relationships
  • Foster faculty and staff development


Our vision is to be the destination to empower pharmacy students, researchers, educators, and practitioners to transform health care globally, through:

  • Rigorous education of students and practitioners
  • Professional placement of students
  • Diversity of professionals
  • Successes in research and scholarly output
  • National and international recognition of faculty and students
  • Partnerships with outside entities
  • International collaborations and strategic alliances
  • Number in international students
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Success, growth and engagement of our alumni


Challenge the conventional. Create the exceptional. No Limits.