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. 

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.