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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

About the PhD Program

The School of Pharmacy offers training at the doctoral level to unique, highly motivated individuals. Our mission is to train the next generation of leaders and decision makers seeking to improve the health of the community through outstanding basic, translational, and clinical research. Major strengths include highly accomplished, well funded research faculty, multidisciplinary training opportunities, and cutting edge technologies.

Program Tracks

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

Training consists of a sequence of required core courses, elective courses, journal clubs, faculty-directed research, and an original research project leading to a final dissertation. 72 credit hours are required. See the full curriculum.

Timeline/Milestones

The understanding of the various milestones will help assist you towards a successful completion of the program. There are 8 major milestones for the PhD program.

Requirements for Graduation

Each PhD student must write a dissertation that presents the results of research carried out by the student. An appropriate research project involves a substantive piece of original and independent research grounded in an appropriate body of literature. It is relevant to an identifiable field as it is currently practiced. It represents a hypothesis tested by collection and analysis of data and provides a significant contribution or advancement to that field.

Institution Information

Public
Yes
Fall

Degree Requirements

72
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

11
Last academic year-country of origin of the accepted students:
5
6
3.6
Last academic year-graduates job placement:
5
4
3
0
0
5.58

GRE and Other Tests

No
TOEFL or IELTS

Letters of Recommendation

Yes
3
Recommendations should be written by faculty or mentors.

Other Admission Requirements

3.0
Yes

Financial Support

99
Tuition Waiver, Stipend, Teaching Assistantship, Other

Background Checks and Drug Screenings

No
No