School of Pharmacy

The University of Mississippi

Summer Programs with Ole Miss Pharmacy

Summer College Pre-Pharmacy Program

Summer College Pre-Pharmacy Program

The Summer College Pre-Pharmacy Program is a four-week program running June 28-July 28, 2020, for high school students interested in pharmacy who want to experience university life and begin earning college credits at the University of Mississippi. 

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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

  • Information to come!

Programs and Classes

  • Requirements: Minimum 15 years old by first day of the program; be in good academic and conduct standing in high school (includes public, private, parochial, or home-educated); permission from high school principal to attend.
    • Meet one of the following: 
      • Option 1: 14 College Preparatory Curriculum high school credits by the end of the current school year AND minimum 3.0 GPA.
      • Option 2: Minimum cumulative score of 30 on the ACT (or SAT equivalent) and minimum 3.0 GPA OR minimum 3.5 GPA and 24 composite on the 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.

To apply or for more information, visit outreach.olemiss.edu/schs. For questions, contact Lindsey Cooper, coordinator of admissions, at lindsey@olemiss.edu or 662-915-1323.

Rebel Camp

Rebel Camp

Get a “dose” of the pharmacy world with an in-depth introduction at Rebel Camp! 

Session I: May 31-June 5, 2020

Session II: July 5-10, 2020

Open to students in grades 9-12, participants will experience compounding, field trips, tours and sessions with Ole Miss Pharmacy faculty, staff and alumni. Attendees will also learn more about Ole Miss, the School of Pharmacy and Oxford.

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Sample ScheduleRebel Camp Logo

Career Speakers: Pharmacy and the pharmaceutical sciences are careers full of promise and opportunity. The speakers will share personal experiences and observations of the profession. Question and answer time to follow.

Field Trips: Students will travel to observe several Ole Miss Pharmacy alums at various practice sites. Sites include nuclear, institutional and community pharmacies.

University of Mississippi Campus Tour: Students will be led on a walking tour of the beautiful campus.

Pharmacy and Natural Products Tours: Students will take a walking tour of the National Center for Natural Products Research and the Medicinal Plant Garden. The NCNPR has nearly 100 research personnel working in many different disciplines, including botany, plant physiology, pharmacognosy, analytical and medicinal chemistry, microbiology, molecular biology, pharmacology and toxicology, pharmaceutics and more.

Zoo Field Trip: The Memphis Zoo animal collection consists of thousands of mammals, fish, reptiles, amphibians, birds and invertebrates from all over the world. Campers learn how pharmacy plays a role in zoological care.

Compounding Lab: Compounding is a science and an art. In this lab, students will compound with the assistance of current pharmacy students. This lab introduces the compounding skills required of all Doctor of Pharmacy students at the University of Mississippi.

Pharmacy Math Mystery: Use mathematics skills to solve a pharmacy mystery. This presentation introduces the field of pharmacokinetics.

An Introduction to Medication Therapy Management: Pharmacists play an active role in helping patients manage chronic diseases, like diabetes. Students will also learn how to administer insulin dosages, monitor blood pressure and discuss a case study.

College Presentation: The week wraps with a slideshow of photos from camp. Participants will also learn how to start their journey to Ole Miss with information on the application and admission process for the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy. Refreshments will be served.

Visit Oxford: Students will visit Oxford while at Rebel Camp. Students will be accompanied to the Oxford Square for a walking tour and leisure time.

To apply or for more information, visit outreach.olemiss.edu. For questions or if you require assistance due to a disability, contact Lindsey Cooper, coordinator of admissions, at lindsey@olemiss.edu or 662-915-1323.