Published Survey
Submission Number: 176
Submission ID: 176
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Created: Sat, 03/21/2020 - 15:44
Completed: Mon, 07/31/2023 - 19:40
Changed: Tue, 08/01/2023 - 12:59

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Contact Information
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Institution Address:
Address 1: NSU Barry and Judy Silverman College of Pharmacy 
Address 2: Health Professions Division
Address 3: 3300 S. University Drive
City: Fort Lauderdale
State: Florida
Zip/Postal Code: 33328
Country: United States

Program Location:: Florida
Admissions Office Contact(s)::
- Name: Stephanie Ruddock Royes
  Title: Graduate Admissions Counselor
  Office: NSU Barry and Judy Silverman College of Pharmacy 
  Phone (Work): 9542621139
- Name: F. Jouseph Sliba
  Title: Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions 
  Office: NSU Barry and Judy Silverman College of Pharmacy 
  Phone (Work): 9542621193

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Program Application Deadline
Application Deadline
What is your application deadline for the upcoming academic year?: July 18, 2024
Does this program use rolling admissions?: Yes

Is your program participating in PharmGrad?: Yes

Application Fee:: $50
Application Deadline Description::
Seize the opportunity and take the lead in your academic journey. By submitting your application early, you enhance your chances of securing a spot at our college of pharmacy. Additionally, this will provide you with ample time to explore scholarships, housing options, and other valuable resources that can shape your college experience. Don't wait, act now and set yourself up for success!

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Program Description
Program Description:
The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Pharmaceutical Sciences launched its unique program of graduate study and research in fall 2010. Students choose one of three sequences: (1) Social and Administrative Pharmacy, (2) Molecular Medicine and Pharmacogenomics, or (3) Drug Development (Pharmaceutics).

Depending on the sequence chosen, graduates focus on the dynamic and complex nature of the provision of pharmacy services, expanding the science of drug knowledge by creating and testing new drug molecules, or using technology to develop new dosage forms. The pharmaceutical scientist is knowledgeable in pharmacology, pharmaceutics, pharmacokinetics, and administration.   

The Ph.D. program is consistent with the criteria for accreditation set by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).

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Institution Information
Is your institution public or private?: Private
Is your program accepting applications for this program?: Yes
Program Start Term:: Fall
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Degree Requirements
Credits Required for Degree: : 126
Required Rotations:: Research
Seminars:: Required
College-based Qualifying/Comprehensive Exam:: Required
Other Qualifying Exams or Certifications:: Not Required
Thesis/Dissertation:: Required
Additional Information about Degree Requirements::

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Degree Information
Delivery Method: On Campus
Curricular Focus or Concentration::
- Molecular Medicine and Pharmacogenomics 
- Drug Development (Pharmaceutics)
- Social and Administrative Pharmacy

Area(s) of Study:: Administrative Science, Behavioral Science, Biochemistry, Biological Science, Biomedical Sciences, Cancer, Cellular Biology, Drug Delivery, Drug Development, Drug Discovery, Health Outcomes, Health Policy, Health Services, Human Population, Molecular Biology, Molecular Medicine, Molecular Science, Nanoscience, Nanotechnology, Pharmaceutical Marketing, Pharmaceutical Science, Pharmaceutics, Pharmacodynamics, Pharmacoeconomics, Pharmacogenomics, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacology, Pharmacometrics, Pharmacotherapy, Pharmacy Management, Pharmacy Marketing, Pharmacy Policy, Public Health, Social Science, Toxicology, Transdermal Drug Delivery, Translational Science
Enter any additional degree information regarding your curricular focus or concentration and/or area(s) of study::
The MMP concentration has emphasis in cellular and molecular pharmacology focusing on drug effects and treatments for various diseases. The Drug Development (pharmaceutics/pharmaceutical technology) concentration studies formulations on drug delivery using different technologies.  

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Program Statistics
Have you previously enrolled students in this program?: Yes
Last academic year-number of accepted students for your program:: 23
Last academic year-country of origin of the accepted students:
United States: 4
International: 19

Last academic year-average overall GPA of the accepted students:: 3.4
Have you graduated your first class for this program?: Yes
Last academic year-graduates job placement:
Academia: 5
Industry: 4
Government: 0
Other: 0
Unknown: 0

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Last 5 academic years-estimated average years of study to graduation:: 5
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GRE and Other Tests
GRE Section
 Is the GRE required?: No

Enter any additional information regarding the GRE: :
GRE standardized exams for entrance into the NSU B&J Silverman College of Pharmacy is optional. If submitted, GRE standardized exam scores should be within 3 years from the application submission date. 

Are any of the following tests required for international applicants?: TOEFL or IELTS
Other tests or credentials::
•	TOEFL: score of 80 on the Internet-based test or 213 on the computer-based
•	IELTS: score of 6.0 on the test module
•	Duolingo: score of 105 on the Internet-based test
•	Required for complete also demonstrate English proficiency by successfully completing a Baccalaureate, professional or master’s degree from an English-speaking country, or two college-level English composition courses at a regionally accredited college or university with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0.

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Letters of Recommendation
Letters of Recommendation:
Are letters of recommendations required by your program?: Yes
 If yes, how many letters of recommendation are required?: 3

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Three letters of recommendations, on official letterhead with a signature, from professors or supervisors in the applicant’s major field of study.

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Other Admission Requirements
Minimum overall GPA considered:: 3.0
Recommended overall GPA considered:: 3.0
Enter any additional information regarding application or admission requirements: :
1. Complete PharmGRAD application
NSU College of Pharmacy only uses the PharmGRAD centralized online application. 

2. Request your transcripts
Applicants who have completed coursework outside of the U.S. should request an official foreign evaluation report from World Education Services or Educational Credential Evaluators. Please request a course by course evaluation with an overall GPA calculation send  foreign transcript evaluation report (FTER) directly to PharmGRAD. 

3. Optional, PCAT or other standardized exams scores

4. If applicable, English Proficiency test scores

5. Applicants who have taken TOEFL or EILTS exam should send them directly to PharmGRAD. Duolingo scores should be emailed to

6. Preprofessional letters of recommendation
Applicants should send letters of recommendation directly to PharmGRAD. All letters should be on proper letterhead and signed with a pen.

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Financial Support
Percentage of students receiving financial support:: 80
Type of financial support available:: Tuition Waiver, Stipend, Research Assistantship, Teaching Assistantship, Department or University Scholarship, Other
What is the minimum financial support for eligible students apart from tuition remission?: N/A 
Enter any additional information regarding financial support: :
All institutional scholarships are competitive. They are limited and are also on a first come fist serve basis. There are other types of financial support  such as Student Employment and Research Assistantships. 

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Background Checks and Drug Screenings
Is your institution participating in the PharmGrad-facilitated Criminal Background Check (CBC) Service?: No
Is your institution participating in the PharmGrad-facilitated Drug Screening Service?: No
I would like to mark this section as done.: Yes