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Contact Information

3501 Terrace Street
229 Salk Hall
Pittsburgh
Pennsylvania
15227
United States
Pennsylvania
  • Name: Lori M. Altenbaugh
    Title: Graduate Program Coordinator
    Office: 3501 Terrace Street, 229 Salk Hall
    Phone (Work): 412-648-1014
    Email: altenbaughlm@pitt.edu
  • Name: Maggie Folan, PhD
    Title: Director, Graduate Program in Pharmaceutical Sciences
    Office: 3501 Terrace Street, 250 Salk Hall
    Phone (Work): 412-383-9996
    Email: folanm@pitt.edu

Program Application Deadline

January 04, 2021
Yes
$50

Program Description

Graduates with MS degrees in Pharmaceutical Sciences are sought after by the pharmaceutical industry, governmental agencies (FDA and NIH), and academic institutions.

About the Program

The PittPharmacy MS in Pharmaceutical Sciences is a one-year program, preparing students for careers focused on drug discovery, novel dosage formulations, drug development, and drug therapy optimization. Graduates from the MS in Pharmaceutical Sciences Program have the power skills and competencies for career success.

Areas of Specialization

There are six areas that students may select to specialize their education.

Clinical Pharmaceutical Scientist
Medicinal Chemistry
Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy Research
Pharmaceutics
Pharmacology
Pharmacometrics and Systems Pharmacology (PSP)
Training consists of a sequence of required core courses, elective courses, journal clubs, and a literature review project.

Institution Information

Public
Yes
Fall

Degree Requirements

30
Not Required
Required
Required
Not Required
Required

Degree Information

On Campus
  • Clinical Pharmaceutical Scientist
  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy Research
  • Pharmaceutics
  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmacometrics and Systems Pharmacology
Clinical Research, Drug Delivery, Drug Development, Drug Discovery, Drug Metabolism, Experimental Therapeutics, Health Outcomes, Health Policy, Health Services, Immunology, Industrial Pharmacy, Infectious Disease, Informatics, Medicinal Chemistry, Molecular Medicine, Natural Product, Pharmaceutical Science, Pharmaceutics, Pharmacodynamics, Pharmacoeconomics, Pharmacogenomics, Pharmacognosy, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacology, Pharmacometrics, Pharmacotherapy, Pharmacy Policy, Public Health, Toxicology

Program Statistics

22
Last academic year-country of origin of the accepted students:
4
18
3.6
Last academic year-graduates job placement:
1
8
0
7
1
1.76

GRE and Other Tests

No
TOEFL or IELTS

Letters of Recommendation

Yes
3
Recommendations should be written by faculty members or mentors.

Other Admission Requirements

3.0
Yes

Financial Support

0
None

Background Checks and Drug Screenings

No
No