2015-16 Fact Sheet

USC School of Pharmacy


740 Doctor of Pharmacy
35 Doctor of Regulatory Science
101 Doctor of Philosophy
163 Master of Science


73 full-time
13 part-time

Preceptors for Clinical Program


Degrees Offered

Doctor of Pharmacy

MS and PhDs in:

  • Molecular Pharmacology and Toxicology
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences

PhD in Clinical and Experimental Therapeutics

PhD in Health Economics
MS in Pharmaceutical Economics & Policy
MS in Healthcare Decision Analysis
Progressive MS in Health Economics

MS and DRSc in Regulatory Science
MS in Management of Drug Development
MS in Medical Product Quality

Joint/Dual Degrees

Doctor of Pharmacy/Master of Business Administration
Doctor of Pharmacy/Juris Doctor
Doctor of Pharmacy/Master of Public Health
Doctor of Pharmacy/Master of Science in Regulatory Science
Doctor of Pharmacy/Master of Science in Gerontology
Doctor of Pharmacy/Master of Science in Global Medicine
Doctor of Pharmacy/Master of Science in Healthcare Decision Analysis
Doctor of Pharmacy/Graduate Certificate in Gerontology
Doctor of Pharmacy/Doctor of Philosophy

Certificate Programs

Graduate Certificate in Gerontology
Certificate in Clinical Research Design and Management
Certificate in Patient and Product Safety
Certificate in Food Safety
Certificate in Regulatory and Clinical Affairs

Residency Programs

Acute Care
Ambulatory Care
Community Pharmacy
Health-System Pharmacy Administration
Infectious Diseases
Managed Care
Pharmacy Administration with Master of Health Administration
Psychiatric Care

Fellowship Programs

Academic Pharmacy
Clinical Development
Drug Delivery Sciences
Global Pharmaceutical Sciences
Medical Affairs
Pharmaceutical Development
Pharmacokinetics and Drug Disposition

PharmD Class of 2019 Student Profile

Total entering class: 189
Women: 71%
Men: 29%
Average age: 23.2
Average undergraduate GPA: 3.51

Languages Spoken

85% of USC Pharmacy students speak at least one language in addition to English.
Students speak the following languages: Arabic, Aramaic, Armenian, Bengali, Cambodian, Cantonese, Creole, Dari, English, Farsi, French, Gujurati, Hebrew, Hindi, Hmong, Igbo, Japanese, Khmer, Korean, Mandarin, Marathi, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Serbo-Croatian, Spanish, Taiwanese, Tagalog, Teo Chew, Thai, Toi San, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu and Vietnamese


Department of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Titus Family Department of Clinical Pharmacy
Department of Pharmaceutical and Health Economics


Leonard D. Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics
International Center for Regulatory Science
Center for USC-Taiwan Translational Research
Center for Drug Discovery and Development

Core Facilities

Translational Research Laboratory
Histology Laboratory
Flow Cytometry Laboratory
Lentiviral Laboratory
Norris Medical Library

USC Collaborations

SC Clinical and Translational Science Institute
Andrus Gerontology Center
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences
Keck School of Medicine of USC
LAC+USC Medical Center
Norris Cancer Hospital
Price School of Public Policy
Stevens Institute for Innovation
Keck Hospital of USC
Viterbi School of Engineering
USC School of Social Work


The USC School of Pharmacy is a member of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy. The USC School of Pharmacy’s Doctor of Pharmacy program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education, 135 LaSalle Street, Suite 4100, Chicago, IL 60503; phone 312.664.3575; fax 312.664.4652; acpe-accred.org.