Pharmaceutical Sciences

Program Overview

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The Pharmaceutical Sciences Master of Science program takes generally takes two years to complete.  For each student, a course of study involving formal course work and original laboratory research is developed and approved by their Advisory Committee.  Depending upon a student’s background and area of research interest, core courses are taken in subjects such as, medicinal chemistry, spectroscopy, biophysical chemistry, physical pharmacy, innovative drug delivery, polymer therapeutics, quantitative drug delivery, pharmacokinetics, molecular biology, immunology and statistics.  All students are actively involved in weekly seminars and journal clubs.  Students may also take courses offered at the University of Nebraska Omaha and Lincoln campuses.

Program Website

Learn More — Visit the Pharmaceutical Sciences Graduate Program website for additional information.


Course Requirements — View the Pharmaceutical Sciences Graduate Program curriculum requirements.

Deadlines for Applying to the Program

You may apply to the Pharmaceutical Sciences Graduate Program under either our Early Action or our Regular Decision deadlines.

Review of applications are done on a "rolling" basis, meaning that they are reviewed and offers made (when appropriate) as the applications are received. Students are strongly encouraged to apply by the early action deadline for preferred consideration.

Early Action

Admit Term Application Opens Early Action Applicant Deadline
Fall Oct. 1 Jan. 5

Regular Decision

U.S. Applicant Deadline International Applicant Deadline Chinese Scholarship Council Applicant Deadline
Fall Oct. 1 July 1 April 1 Jan. 20