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Departments

Pharmacy

The MUSC College of Pharmacy has two departments - Clinical Pharmacy and Outcome Sciences and Drug Discovery and Biomedical Sciences.

Clinical Pharmacy & Outcomes Sciences

The Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Outcomes Sciences (CPOS) provides education and training related to professional practice including application of the pharmaceutical sciences to patient care. The promotion of critical thinking skills is the hallmark of the Department’s courses. Additionally, faculty members in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Outcomes Sciences are engaged in various areas of scholarship that impact clinical therapeutics, professional practice, evaluation of drug health policies, and pharmacy education.

Drug Discovery & Biomedical Sciences

The Department of Drug Discovery and Biomedical Sciences (DDBS) provides training in the basic sciences to professional (Pharm.D.) and graduate students (Ph.D.). Training provides fundamentals in the health sciences including; biochemistry, cell and molecular biology, pharmacology, oncology, and neuroscience. Research training in DDBS encompasses the understanding of disease mechanisms, drug action and toxicity, the design and development of new pharmaceutical agents, and the identification of new drug targets. Graduates of the program (Pharm.D./Ph.D. or Ph.D.) can pursue diverse and exciting career opportunities in academia, pharmaceutical, and biotechnology companies, or with government agencies.