UCI’s undergraduate degree in pharmaceutical sciences is among the top-10 pharmaceutical sciences departments in the nation. The program curriculum integrates concepts from biology, chemistry, chemical engineering, pharmacology and physiology.
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 (PharmD) 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.
The PhD in Pharmacological Sciences program provides a unique opportunity for those interested in any scientific discipline represented by the Pharmaceutical Sciences faculty to have a year of broad, interdisciplinary training and extensive lab rotations followed by focused doctoral research in the Pharmaceutical Sciences research group of their choice.
Students can choose from one of three tracks within the program: Pharmaceutical Sciences, Pharmacology or Medicinal Chemistry.