The Pharmaceutical Sciences Department currently houses three graduate programs: the Pharmacological Sciences PhD program, the Master of Science in Pharmacology program, and the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program.
The Pharmacological Sciences PhD program is a program that provides a unique opportunity for students interested in any scientific discipline represented by the Pharmaceutical Sciences faculty to have a year of broad, interdisciplinary training followed by focused doctoral research in the Pharmaceutical Sciences research group of their choice.
The Master of Science in Pharmacology (MSP) is a two-year, 100% online degree program geared toward teaching students:
- The fundamental principles of pharmacology
- Mechanisms of drug action
- Current topics in drug discovery
- Strategies, techniques and critical thinking skills needed for drug research
The program is designed for working professionals who are interested in advancing in their careers or enhancing their competitiveness for admission to other degree programs.
The Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) is a professional degree leading to pharmacist careers in hospitals, outpatient ambulatory care settings, community pharmacies, nursing homes, managed care, academia, research, industry, government agencies, and other advanced pharmacy practice settings.