Published Survey
Submission Number: 218
Submission ID: 218
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Submission URI: /publishedsurvey

Created: Thu, 03/26/2020 - 00:09
Completed: Thu, 07/16/2020 - 13:13
Changed: Mon, 07/20/2020 - 16:14

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Language: English

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Current page: Complete
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Contact Information
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Institution Address:
Address 1: 20 Penn St. 
Address 2: {Empty}
Address 3: {Empty}
City: Baltimore
State: Maryland
Zip/Postal Code: 21201
Country: United States

Program Location:: Maryland
Admissions Office Contact(s)::
- Name: Erika Pixley
  Title: Associate Director of Admissions
  Phone (Work): 4107068056
- Name: Kristina San Juan
  Title: Associate Director of Student Services
  Phone (Work): 410-706-0760

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Program Application Deadline
What is your application deadline for the upcoming academic year?: January 15, 2021
Is your program participating in PharmGrad?: No
Link to Application:

Application Fee:: $75
Application Deadline Description::

Program Description
Program Description:
The PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences (PSC) program is a highly competitive doctoral degree program within the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy.

Training in a highly collaborative atmosphere, our graduates gain the knowledge and skills required for discovering novel biological pathways in human health and disease as well as for the development and delivery of medications for safe and effective therapy.

With state-of-the-art facilities, funding from the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, the Food and Drug Administration, and pharmaceutical industry, students receive mentorship that prepares them for outstanding careers in academia, the federal government, and the pharmaceutical industry.

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Institution Information
Is your institution public or private?: Public
Is your program accepting applications for this program?: Yes
Program Start Term:: Fall
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Degree Requirements
Credits Required for Degree: : 44
Required Rotations:: Research
Seminars:: Required
College-based Qualifying/Comprehensive Exam:: Required
Other Qualifying Exams or Certifications:: Not Required
Thesis/Dissertation:: Required
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Degree Information
Delivery Method: On Campus
Curricular Focus or Concentration::
- Chemical and Biological Discovery 
- Translational Therapeutics
- Pharmacometrics

Area(s) of Study:: Biochemistry, Bioengineering, Biological Science, Biomedical Sciences, Biometrics/Biostatistics, Biotechnology, Cancer, Cellular Biology, Chemical Science, Clinical Research, Drug Delivery, Drug Development, Drug Discovery, Drug Metabolism, Engineering, Epidemiology, Immunology, Industrial Pharmacy, Infectious Disease, Informatics, Medicinal Chemistry, Molecular Biology, Molecular Science, Nanoscience, Nanotechnology, Neuroscience, Pharmaceutical Science, Pharmaceutics, Pharmacodynamics, Pharmacoeconomics, Pharmacogenomics, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacology, Pharmacometrics, Pharmacotherapy, Pharmacy Policy, Regulatory Science, Toxicology, Transdermal Drug Delivery, Translational Science
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Program Statistics
Last academic year-number of accepted students for your program:: 10
Last academic year-country of origin of the accepted students:
United States: 5
International: 5

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Last academic year-graduates job placement:
Academia: 1
Industry: 2
Government: 4
Other: 0
Unknown: 0

Last 5 academic years-estimated average years of study to graduation:: 5.5

GRE and Other Tests
GRE Section
 Is the GRE required?: Yes
Is a GRE Subject Test Required or Recommended?:     Not Required or Recommended 
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Recommended GRE Score:
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Are any of the following tests required for international applicants?: TOEFL or IELTS
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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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Professional and academic letters of recommendation are required. Personal letters of recommendation will not be accepted.

Other Admission Requirements
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I would like to mark this section as done.: Yes

Financial Support
Percentage of students receiving financial support:: 100
Type of financial support available:: Tuition Waiver, Stipend, Research Assistantship, Teaching Assistantship, Other
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Background Checks and Drug Screenings
Is your institution participating in the PharmGrad-facilitated Criminal Background Check (CBC) Service?: We are not a participating PharmGrad program
Is your institution participating in the PharmGrad-facilitated Drug Screening Service?: We are not a participating PharmGrad program