Prospective Students

Why USC School of Pharmacy?

  • Cutting-edge research opportunities covering the entire pharmaceutical continuum
  • Top-notch research faculty with exciting projects
  • Highly interdisciplinary and collaborative environment, preparing you for the way modern research is carried out
  • Ample course options provide flexibility to accommodate a variety of research interests
  • Umbrella admissions program with open lab rotations across programs
  • Guaranteed funding for first 2 years, including tuition and fees, generous student stipend, health and dental benefits; continued funding through to 5 years through Fellowships, TA or RAships
  • Top candidates are eligible for Deans and Joint Provost-School of Pharmacy Fellowships
  • Opportunity to enroll in a variety of MS programs (eg. Regulatory Science) with no tuition fees! 
  • Strong professional development program, including career networking, presentation skills, and scientific writing
  • Annual Individual Development Plan (IDP)
  • Eligibility for travel funds to attend national/international research conferences
  • Strong mentoring to ensure each student’s success
  • The modest size of the program provides a nurturing and supportive environment
  • Excellent staff to provide administrative support and guidance in student matters
  • USC is a well-funded private university exhibiting strong growth