Recruiting tool kit for our ambassadors

Text message conversation with prospective student, reads Hey, have you ever thought of a pharmacy career? Student responds, no, I want to be a doctor

Many prospective pharmacy students want to be doctors and don’t realize pharmacists ARE doctors, doing many of the things they think only medical doctors do. The “So you want to be a doctor?” campaign is a way to help get past that initial misperception and you can help!

Share with prospective students

  • MUSC pharmacy students have a residency match rate considerably higher than the national average, including the best Phase I match rate in the country in 2018.
  • MUSC pharmacy students seeking jobs land them at a rate close to 100 percent.
  • The average out-of-state tuition is lower than many in-state tuitions, including a number of schools in New York, California, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, and many others. The average out-of-state net tuition is lower than many Southeastern in-state tuitions including schools in Florida, Georgia, Tennessee, and North Carolina.
  • Our new Early Assurance Program for outstanding high school students is one of the few such programs housed at an academic medical center.
  • Coming Soon in 2020: The college is planning a new pre-pharmacy certificate program to introduce prospective pharmacy students to the profession, the impact they can make as pharmacists, and the multiple career paths a pharmacy degree can provide. The online program will include presentations on different disease states followed by a case study examining what a pharmacist could do to help the patient.
  • Learn more about pharmacy education and admissions

Questions?

For more information or ways to help, contact Abby Grady at  gradyab@musc.edu