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College of Pharmacy


Kennedy Pharmacy Innovation Center

About KPIC

The University of South Carolina has an asset few colleges can boast: a specialized learning center that unites the study and practice of pharmacy with the exciting opportunities of entrepreneurship and innovation.

The Changing Face of Pharmacy

Pharmacy is a frontier ripe with possibility – a universe of science and business in which to build something more, something bigger, something no one has imagined before. We see the core Pharm.D. curriculum as a base for exploration and innovation for elevating, enlarging and enhancing the role the pharmacist in an ever more challenging health care landscape.

Our programs prepare future pharmacists to pursue that dream in a collaborative, interdisciplinary environment that encourages ingenuity and innovation. By connecting the nation’s top minds in entrepreneurship, communications, health sciences, and other disciplines with leading pharmacy practice faculty, we give students the opportunity to discover and realize true, innovative change. Our collaboration with the acclaimed Darla Moore School of Business provides strong student support and entrepreneurship training.

Through KPIC, students can:

Our Mission

The mission of the Kennedy Pharmacy Innovation Center is to be the catalyst that partners with faculty and students to revolutionize pharmacy education at the University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy in order to dramatically impact the personal and professional fulfillment of our graduates.

Our vision is to establish the University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy as the recognized leader in transforming pharmacy education and practice.

Challenge the conventional. Create the exceptional. No Limits.