School of Pharmacy

The University of Mississippi

Summer College Pre-Pharmacy Program

The Summer College Pre-Pharmacy Program is a four-week program running June 27-July 27 for high school students interested in pharmacy who want to experience university life and begin earning college credits at the University of Mississippi. 

Apply for Summer College here

Benefits

  • Earn college credit.
  • Live on campus with other participants and explore the campus and Oxford.
  • Participate in exciting hands-on projects and pharmacy site visits.
  • Learn more about the School of Pharmacy’s Early Entry program.
  • Create meaningful and lasting friendships.Summer College participants at Chaney's Pharmacy

Program Sessions

  • Deadline to apply: June 1
  • Deadline for international students: May 10
  • Move-in: June 27
  • Move-in for international students: June 26
  • Classes begin: June 28
  • Final exams: July 26-27
  • Move-out: July 27

Programs and Classes

  • Requirements: Minimum 3.5 GPA and 24 composite ACT (or SAT equivalent)
  • CHEM101: I Chemistry Concepts. Introduction to the basic concepts and mathematical tools needed to study and understand basic chemistry.
  • MATH115: Elementary Statistics. Descriptive statistics; probability distributions; sampling distributions; estimation; hypothesis testing; and linear regression.
  • Students will be exposed to different areas of pharmacy with site trips and a pharmacy project. Attendees will participate in a compounding activity, Pharmacy Ethics overview and Pharmacy Calculation activity. Students will visit the school’s medicinal plant garden, as well as a nuclear pharmacy, institutional pharmacy and community pharmacy.

2018 Schedule

  • July 2, 2-4 p.m. What Do Pharmacists Do?
  • July 5, 2-4 p.m. Current Issues in Pharmacy: Medicinal Marijuana
  • July 6, 2-4 p.m. Medication Safety/Informatics
  • July 8, 2-4 p.m. Team Building Activities and Introduction of Group Projects
  • July 9, 2-4 p.m. Community Pharmacy Tour
  • July 11, 2-4 p.m. Current Issues in Pharmacy: Opioids and Naloxone
  • July 12, 2-4 p.m. Professionalism and Ethics Overview
  • July 16, 11 a.m. Nuclear Pharmacy Tour
  • July 17, 2-4 p.m. Current Issues in Pharmacy: Vaccinations
  • July 19, 2-4 p.m. Compounding Lab
  • July 23, 2-4 p.m. Hospital Pharmacy Tour
  • July 24, 2-4 p.m. Patient Counseling Activity
  • July 25, 2-4 p.m. Group Project Presentations; Farewell Party

To apply or for more information, visit outreach.olemiss.edu/schs. For questions, email admissions counselor Lindsey Cooper at lindsey@olemiss.edu.