Pharmaceutical Sciences

Program Overview

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The Pharmaceutical Sciences Graduate Program provides instruction and training in drug discovery, drug delivery and targeting, biophysical chemistry, bio-materials nanotechnology, nanomedicine, biopharmaceutics, pharmacokinetics, and pharmacodynamics. Students are mentored by members of the faculty in the College of Pharmacy Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, whose research interests reside in developing new drugs to treat malaria and diseases of the eye as well as delivering and/or targeting small and large molecular weight drugs or genes to treat cancer, ophthalmic, lung, bone, cardiovascular and other diseases.

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