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Institution Name Northeastern University
Program Name Medicinal Chemistry
Degree Type M.S.
Short Name Northeastern U-361
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Address 1 140 Fenway
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City Boston
State Massachusetts
Zip/Postal Code 02115
Country United States
Program Location: Massachusetts
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What is your application deadline for the upcoming academic year? June 01, 2021
Is your program participating in PharmGrad? No
Link to Application
Application Fee: $75.00
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Program Description The medicinal chemistry MS program integrates aspects of contemporary medicinal chemistry and pharmacology, emphasizing topics most relevant to therapeutics design, discovery, and action. The core curriculum focuses on a combination of synthetic organic chemistry, bioorganic chemistry, analytical chemistry, and pharmacology courses. Specialized, in-depth electives are offered in these areas. The program is designed to develop students’ knowledge of medicinal chemistry through design, synthesis, and pharmacological profiling of novel pharmacotherapeutics as applied to helping solve unmet medical needs. For this purpose, many program graduates have established research careers in the pharmaceutical/biotech industry. Undergraduate prerequisites are general chemistry, organic chemistry, and biochemistry or cell/molecular biology.
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Is your institution public or private? Private
Is your program accepting applications for this program? Yes
Program Start Term: Fall
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Credits Required for Degree: 33
Required Rotations: Not Required
Seminars: Not Required
College-based Qualifying/Comprehensive Exam: Not Required
Other Qualifying Exams or Certifications: Not Required
Thesis/Dissertation: Not Required
Additional Information about Degree Requirements: Please see the course catalog for current curriculum: http://catalog.northeastern.edu/graduate/health-sciences/pharmacy/medicinal-chemistry-ms/
Delivery Method On Campus
Curricular Focus or Concentration:
Area(s) of Study: Drug Discovery, Medicinal Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Science, Pharmacology, Pharmacotherapy
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Last academic year-number of accepted students for your program: 3
United States 1
International 2
Last academic year-average overall GPA of the accepted students:
Academia 0
Industry 0
Government 0
Other 0
Unknown 5
Last 5 academic years-estimated average years of study to graduation: 2
Is the GRE required? Yes
Is a GRE Subject Test Required or Recommended? Recommended
Oldest GRE considered: 5 years old
Verbal Reasoning: 150
Quantitative Reasoning: 150
Analytical Writing:
Enter any additional information regarding the GRE: A high score in the Graduate Record Examination (GRE). This test must be taken within the last five years. Specialty subject GRE’s are not required. (suggested score: 305 — A minimum score of 150 Verbal Reasoning and 150 Quantitative Reasoning is preferred).
Are any of the following tests required for international applicants? TOEFL or IELTS
Other tests or credentials: A high score in the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) for students whose native language is not English, or whose baccalaureate education was at an institution where English was not the language of instruction. For TOEFL suggested score of 100 internet with 22 spoken. The written or computer-based exam is no longer accepted. Suggested score for IELTS is a minimum of 7.5.
Are letters of recommendations required by your program? Yes
If yes, how many letters of recommendation are required? 3
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Minimum overall GPA considered: 3
Recommended overall GPA considered: 3
Enter any additional information regarding application or admission requirements: A minimum (undergraduate) grade-point average (GPA) of 3.00 or better

Prerequisites
A baccalaureate degree or its equivalent in biology, chemistry, medical technology, pharmacy, chemical engineering or a related field.
At least two semesters undergraduate courses (or their equivalent) in each of the following: mathematics (including calculus), biology, physics, biochemistry, and organic chemistry.
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Percentage of students receiving financial support: 0
Type of financial support available: None
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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
Admin Status Published
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AACP Institution Number
SIDS 361