Published Survey
Submission Number: 306
Submission ID: 306
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Contact Information

410 N 12th Street
Richmond
Virginia
23298
United States
Virginia
  • Name: Sandro da Rocha
    Title: Professor and Director of Pharmaceutical Engineering
    Email: pharmeng@vcu.edu

Program Application Deadline

May 15, 2021
No
$60
While the application is a rolling deadline, applicants who submit their application by January 15 will be considered first

Program Description

The pharmaceutical engineering Ph.D. program will prepare students to respond to current, emerging and future challenges in the discovery, development and production of pharmaceutical products. The pharmaceutical engineering Ph.D. program will prepare students to respond to current, emerging and future challenges in the discovery, development and production of pharmaceutical products. The program will prepare talent and leaders who can pursue careers in industry, regulatory and nonprofit agencies, as well as academic settings that deal with drug products. The students will engage in a rigorous and cross-disciplinary educational experience that includes foundational and research area specific coursework be empowered with the necessary tools to formulate and answer hypotheses-driven research questions in collaboration with mentors that have special expertise; engage in professional development opportunities to effectively promote and disseminate their work; and be immersed in a research and innovation environment of excellence.

The program will address the growing need for a new generation of researchers trained in cross-disciplinary and interdisciplinary science who recognize the need for a team-based approach to solving challenges related to the design and manufacturing of pharmaceutical products.

Graduates will gain the necessary skills and scientific foundation to work in a team-based environment, seek entrepreneurial solutions, and effectively communicate concepts and results. The program will prepare students to work and innovate in areas that create medicines to improve human health including the pharmaceutical industry, medical nonprofits, universities and regulatory authorities.

Institution Information

Public
Yes
Fall

Degree Requirements

83
Not Required
Required
Required
Not Required
Required
B.S. entry point that will require a minimum of 83 credits to graduate.
M.S. without a thesis entry point that will require a minimum of 74 credits to graduate.
M.S. with a thesis entry point that will require a minimum of 63 credits to graduate.

Degree Information

On Campus
Bioengineering, Biomedical Sciences, Biotechnology, Cancer, Drug Delivery, Drug Metabolism, Engineering, Forensic Science, Immunology, Material Science, Nanoscience, Nanotechnology, Pharmaceutical Science, Pharmaceutics, Pharmacodynamics, Pharmacokinetics, Physical Science, Physiological Science, Translational Science, Vaccine Technology

Program Statistics

2
Last academic year-country of origin of the accepted students:
2
0
Last academic year-graduates job placement:
0
0
0
0
0
5

GRE and Other Tests

No
The GRE is not required but students are encouraged to submit their scores as additional evidence of their qualifications. Competitive scores are greater than 300 for combined Quantitative and Verbal and 4.0 Analytical score. The GRE cannot be used in place of other admissions requirements.
TOEFL or IELTS

Letters of Recommendation

Yes
3

Other Admission Requirements

3.0
Yes

Financial Support

100
Tuition Waiver, Stipend, Research Assistantship

Background Checks and Drug Screenings

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