Message from the Associate Dean

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On behalf of our faculty, students, and staff, I am delighted to welcome you to learn about the graduate programs at the USC School of Pharmacy.  We are proud to offer both master’s and doctoral degree programs covering the entire pharmaceutical continuum including drug discovery, delivery, mechanism of disease and drug action, clinical and translational studies, regulatory science, outcome analysis and policy development. This unique broad-based expertise within the School of Pharmacy provides for a truly diverse and interactive environment for interdisciplinary training and research collaborations.

For students who desire to take advantage of the extensive multidisciplinary training programs within the School and the University, we offer a dual PharmD/PhD as well as a joint PhD degree with various MS programs. These distinctive dual and joint degrees provide students with a competitive edge when they enter the job market. Our faculty are committed to training our students to become future leaders in science and policy in the rapidly evolving arena of biomedical research and applications as well as pharmaceutical and health economics, with the ultimate goal of improving human health.

We look for individuals who are intellectually curious, adaptable, enthusiastic and have a fearless spirit to learn and explore new challenges. Our graduates go on to highly successful careers in academia, healthcare, industry, government and non-profit organizations. I am confident that you will find the educational opportunities that we offer to be exciting and we welcome your inquiries and comments.

Annie Wong-Beringer, PharmD
Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Education