2014-15 Fact Sheet

USC School of Pharmacy


737 Doctor of Pharmacy
29 Doctor of Regulatory Science
97 Doctor of Philosophy
130 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
  • Health Economics

Progressive MS in Health Economics
PhD in Clinical and Experimental Therapeutics
MS and DRSc in Regulatory Science
MS in Management of Drug Development
MS in Healthcare Decision Analysis

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 Pharmaceutcial Sciences
Medical Affairs
Pharmaceutical Development
Pharmacokinetics and Drug Disposition

PharmD Class of 2018 Student Profile

Total entering class: 199 (includes 29 from the Trojan Admission Pre-Pharmacy – TAP – program)
Women: 68%
Men: 32%
Average age: 24
Average undergraduate GPA: 3.57

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, Latin, 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 and Pharmaceutical Economics & Policy


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
Childrens Hospital Los Angeles
Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences
Doheny Eye Institute
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 professional degree program (Doctor of Pharmacy) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education, 135 LaSalle Street, Suite 4100, Chicago, IL 60603 (www.acpe-accredit.org).