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Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD)

Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD)

At South College in Knoxville, our Doctor of Pharmacy degree program can help prepare you to become a pharmacist in only 3 years rather than the traditional 4. Get started on pursuing tomorrow’s career today in the South College School of Pharmacy PharmD program!


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Degree Features

Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD)

  1. Program Duration

    36 months (full-time)

  2. Financial Aid

    Available for qualified PharmD applicants

  3. Location

    Earn your Doctor of Pharmacy degree in Knoxville!

  4. Accreditation Status

    ACPE accredited

Financial Aid

Financial aid is available for qualifying School of Pharmacy students through a variety of government, state, and local programs, grants, and scholarships. To discuss your financial aid options for attending pharmacy school, contact a member of our admissions team today.

Industry Outlook

It’s an exciting time to enter the field of pharmacy. New technologies and medicinal breakthroughs are changing the way patients are treated, and there’s a vast need for committed professionals who are ready to lead in this rewarding career. South College wants to help you get there, quicker with our 3-year accelerated PharmD program.

Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD)

Program Overview

South College is home to Tennessee’s only accelerated Doctor of Pharmacy program. In just 3 years, you could earn your PharmD degree from South College and be qualified to apply for licensure as a pharmacist. In our School of Pharmacy, you’ll find state-of-the-art classrooms and research laboratories providing an active and dynamic learning environment. Our PharmD curriculum, including clinical rotations with local pharmacists, is designed to equip you with the skills and hands-on experience to help people live healthier lives. Led by experienced, passionate, and nationally-acclaimed faculty, our innovative Pharmacy program can help prepare you to be an effective practitioner who delivers team-oriented patient care with advocacy and compassion to diverse populations. It all begins with pharmacist school at South College.

South College


South College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award degrees at the doctorate, educational specialist, master’s, baccalaureate, and associate levels, as well as certificates. Questions about the accreditation of South College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (


The South College Doctor of Pharmacy program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education, 190 South LaSalle Street, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60603, 312/664-3575, FAX 866-228-2631, web site

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