Your Path in Pre-Pharmacy
If you aim to pursue a career in pharmacy, strategic planning of your undergraduate program is crucial to fulfill the prerequisites for admission to pharmacy school. Pharmacists play a pivotal role in health care, focusing on the safe and effective use of medications to promote overall well-being.
While the University of South Dakota's pre-pharmacy program is carefully structured to provide students with a curriculum that covers essential required courses, students are encouraged to reach out to individual pharmacy schools for specific admission requirements. Seeking guidance from advisors is essential to plan a course of study aligned with the admission requirements of the student's preferred pharmacy schools.
This pre-pharmacy program does not lead to a degree. Explore the details provided below and refer to our frequently asked questions to gain insights into how the pre-pharmacy program will shape your USD education and prepare you for success.
Degrees & Offerings
USD's pre-pharmacy program is tailored to equip you for pharmacy school applications. Although you won't graduate with a degree in pre-pharmacy, the program complements your major, offering a comprehensive pre-professional curriculum. Advising is crucial for navigating any pre-professional path, so be sure to communicate your interest in pharmacy school with your advisor and inquire about how this choice will shape your education at USD.