Develop independent research skills necessary to create new knowledge in the field of pharmacy. You'll receive interdisciplinary training and education while developing a personalized program of study.
Work side by side with faculty members who are pioneering research in drug discovery and outcomes sciences that will improve the future health of people in South Carolina, the nation and the world. You'll choose one of two tracks in the doctoral program: drug discovery and biomedical sciences or pharmaceutical outcomes sciences.
Train with Leaders
Learn from top researchers in cancer treatment, pharmaceutical chemistry, genomics, neuroscience and pharmacology.
Get access to technology for significant pharmacy advancements and scientific breakthroughs through our centers and facilities.
Conduct research at the University of South Carolina, which is a top patent-producing university.
Research & Service
Study at a university that has received the Carnegie Foundation's top-tier designation in both research activity and community engagement.
What You’ll Study
Pursue the drug discovery and biomedical sciences track to study disease mechanisms, drug toxicity and the design and development of pharmaceutical and anti-cancer agents, or pursue the pharmaceutical outcomes sciences track to develop data analysis skills and expertise in pharmacoeconomics, pharmacoepidemiology or implementation science and health policy.
Gain the professional and personal intelligence it takes to have a successful career.
Using proven strategies to help individuals or groups achieve positive outcomes
Understanding and using specialized language and vocabulary in health care settings
Gathering and analyzing information to increase knowledge or solve problems
Attention to Detail
Being meticulous and thorough in all aspects of a task or project
Working with others to achieve a common goal or objective
Analyzing and evaluating information to make informed decisions or judgments
Using your degree
Make your college experience the foundation for a successful future.
- Regulatory Affairs Expert
- Medical Science Liaison
- Pharmaceutical Industry
- Government Agencies