Doctor of Pharmacy

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At South College, we offer the only accelerated Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program in Tennessee. Our passionate, nationally-acclaimed faculty will prepare you to work in a dynamic healthcare environment in just three years. Our west Knoxville campus is easy to access and features fully equipped, state-of-the art laboratories. You’ll also experience hands-on learning through clinical rotations under the guidance of professional pharmacists in the Knoxville area.   

To assist with the investment in your education and future, South College offers or participates in grants and financial aid programs for those who qualify.  Available grants offered by the institution include the School of Pharmacy Academic Grant which can total up to $20,000 over the length of the program provided that minimum requirements are met, and the South College Military Grant and First Responder Grants which currently total $1,000 per term over the length of the program.  Other financial aid programs include federal loan programs. 

The South College Pharmacy Early Assurance Readiness Program (SPEAR) is a 0-5 program designed for high school students interested in pursuing a Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree and becoming a pharmacist.  For more details concerning this exciting new program please click here.

To learn more, please contact a member of Pharmacy Admissions Team at (865) 288-5871 or email us at

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Experience hands-on learning outside the classroom.


Advance your career by earning a doctorate degree.


Serve the community as a healthcare professional.

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Learn the essential skills necessary to becoming a quality healthcare provider. Pharmacy student candidates interested in applying to the South College School of Pharmacy are encouraged to submit their applications through PharmCAS, the national pharmacy school application site at

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Doctor of Pharmacy Accreditation

The South College School of Pharmacy’s Doctor of Pharmacy program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.

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Consumer Information: Amounts for tuition, fees, books, and supplies are subject to change. The information included here is estimated for a full-time student.* South College follows the required methodology provided by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission for the reporting of employment information for graduates. This information is compiled on an annual basis and submitted to the Commission by October 15 each year for graduates during the most recently completed reporting year (July 1-June 30). For more detailed information related to the calculation of graduate employment rates, please click here.