Los Angeles is an ideal location for post-graduate study. As the nation’s most ethnically diverse and populous county, Los Angeles offers the broadest possible spectrum of career options and opportunities for hands-on education with a wide array of disease states in an incredibly diverse patient population.
Los Angeles has the largest Korean population outside of Seoul, the largest Filipino population outside of Manila, the largest Japanese population outside of Japan and the largest Asian population in the United States. Nearby Orange County is home to the largest Vietnamese community outside of Vietnam.
The School of Pharmacy partners with more than 300 sites throughout the region, and beyond, with some 400 area pharmacists serving as preceptors for the School’s experiential learning component.
The USC Health Sciences Campus itself houses four hospitals, as well as the Keck School of Medicine of USC and other health degree programs. USC is the only private school of pharmacy located in such a setting.
Los Angeles also provides students with opportunities in pharmaceutical and biotech industry settings – providing students with unique insights and experiences.
As a member of the USC Trojan Family, you’ll also gain lifelong friends among your classmates as well as a network of alumni and faculty eager to help you further your career. And USC Pharmacy students participate in numerous professional organizations, social fraternities and honor societies.