B.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences
Transform your interest in science into a commitment for improving health care at one of the best pharmacy schools in the country.
The Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences program at the University of Mississippi fosters the knowledge and skills needed in today's health care environment. Our graduates are leaders in biomedical research companies, hospitals, government agencies, universities, Fortune 500 companies and every imaginable practice setting.
Qualified students may be interested in the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy's Early Entry program, which guarantees students a spot in pharmacy school and allows students to avoid a highly competitive admission process.
The University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy boasts close to 100 percent job placement rate and opens the door to a multitude of different career options. The average starting salary for our graduates is between $105,000-$122,000. Many go on to pursue other degrees.
Ole Miss students enrolled in the School of Pharmacy may choose to get involved with student organizations, national meetings, research programs, exchange programs and study abroad opportunities. Early Entry students may also reside in the program's Living-Learning Community - we call it a pharmacy phamily!
B.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences Faculty
Faculty in the University of Mississippi's School of Pharmacy are dedicated to improving health through teaching and are genuinely committed to student learning and welfare. Highly qualified and carefully chosen, they are quite productive in the research arena.
The first professional year (P1) requirements include Phcy 400 (Becoming a Pharmacist); 401 and 402 (Foundations in BMS); 411 and 412 (Physiology/Pathology); 421 and 422 (Pharmaceutics & Calculations); 431 and 432 (Social & Administrative Pharmacy); 441 and 442 (Pharmacists Patient Care Process); 451 (Pharmacogenomics); 452 (Pharmacoimmunology); 460 (Personal and Professional Development); and 461 (IPE Collaboration); Phcy 470 (Community IPPE I); and Phcy 471 (Institutional IPPE I).
Primary factors include ACT/SAT score and high school GPA. Extracurricular activities and performance during a campus interview are also considered. For specific requirements and more information, please visit pharmacy.olemiss.edu/admissions.
A 2011 graduate of the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy, Hillary Blackburn landed an internship at the U.S. Health Resources & Services Administration. Her experiences there guided her to a career with Dispensary of Hope, helping uninsured and low-income patients to medication access.
Students can pursue many activities outside the classroom that will help them succeed. The School of Pharmacy offers numerous organizations from scholastic honors and leadership societies like Rho Chi and Phi Lambda Sigma to interest-specific communities and organizations such as PediaRebs and Rebel Vets.