Mercer University
COLLEGE OF PHARMACY
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Ph.D.
Pharm.D./Ph.D. (Combined Degree)
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Contact Information

Mercer University
COLLEGE OF PHARMACY
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Ph.D.
Pharm.D./Ph.D. (Combined Degree)
3001 Mercer University Drive
Department of Pharamaceutical Sciences
Atlanta
Georgia
30341
United States
Georgia

Program Application Deadline

May 15, 2020
No
A non-refundable application fee of $25 sent in the form of a check or money order to Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
DEADLINE: Application deadline is May 15 for the fall term and Sept. 1 for the spring term. Applications received after the deadline will be reviewed for the next available semester.

Program Description

The Mercer Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) program in pharmaceutical sciences is a highly individualized graduate program tailored to each student to prepare them for careers in teaching and research in academic institutions and for employment in industry, government and other institutions involved in health-science oriented research and development.

The Ph.D. program consists of 70 semester hours, including 35 hours of dissertation research. Doctoral students are required to maintain a full-time load of 6 semester hours each semester (fall, spring, summer) while completing degree requirements. Upon successful completion of the program, the Ph.D. degree is awarded.

Admissions requirements and standards are designed to ensure success in the Mercer Ph.D. program. Selecting a candidate for a doctoral program involves many important factors including academic background (undergraduate coursework, GPAs, GRE scores), and extracurricular and work experiences. New students are accepted in the fall and spring semesters.

Admissions Contact Information
Pharmaceutical Sciences Graduate Program
Mercer University College of Pharmacy
3001 Mercer University Drive
Atlanta, GA 30341
(678) 547-6730

Institution Information

Private
Yes
Fall, Spring, Summer

Degree Requirements

62
Not Required
Required
Required
Not Required
Required

Degree Information

On Campus
Behavioral Science, Bioengineering, Cellular Biology, Drug Delivery, Immunology, Medicinal Chemistry, Molecular Biology, Nanoscience, Nanotechnology, Neuroscience, Pharmaceutical Science, Pharmaceutics, Pharmacogenomics, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacology, Pharmacometrics, Psychiatric/Psychological Sciences, Transdermal Drug Delivery

Program Statistics

8
Last academic year-country of origin of the accepted students:
1
7
Last academic year-graduates job placement:
0
6
3
0
0
5

GRE and Other Tests

Yes
Required
More than 5 years to the month the registrar will not accept it
Minimum Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score of at least 40 percentile in the verbal section and at least 60 percentile in the quantitative section.
TOEFL

Letters of Recommendation

Yes
3
Recommendations from three Academic Professors who are able to judge the applicant’s accomplishments and academic ability. A recommendation form will automatically be sent to each of the three references listed on the submitted application after you submit your e-application.

Other Admission Requirements

3.0
All applicants seeking admission to the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) program must submit all required application materials (see checklist below) and meet the following requirements prior to enrollment in the program:

- Completion of a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, Chemistry, Biology, or an equivalent degree in a related area, or a Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree.
- Minimum undergraduate Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher.
- Minimum Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score of at least 40 percentile in the verbal section and at least 60 percentile in the quantitative section.
- For applicants from a country where the primary language is other than English, a minimum TOEFL score of 100 on the internet-based test (IBT) is required.
- Qualified applicants with complete files and who meet or exceed the admissions criteria listed above may be invited to campus for a personal interview.
Yes

Financial Support

100
Tuition Waiver, Stipend, Research Assistantship, Teaching Assistantship
Stipends and assistantships are granted based upon the availability of University and Departmental funding, program needs, and external funding, which vary from year to year.

Background Checks and Drug Screenings

We are not a participating PharmGrad program
We are not a participating PharmGrad program