Published Survey
Submission Number: 388
Submission ID: 388
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Created: Tue, 11/17/2020 - 08:49
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Contact Information

3001 Mercer University Drive
Atlanta
Georgia
30341
United States
Georgia
Yes

Program Application Deadline

July 20, 2023
Yes
Yes
$50
Rolling admissions: The deadline is December 1 for the spring term and July 20 for the fall term. Applications received after the deadline will be reviewed for the next available semester.
Yes

Program Description

Mercer University's Master of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences program is a 30 credit degree program that offers a thesis or non-thesis track. Students in the non-thesis track have the option of completing their degree on campus or by synchronous remote learning. The non-thesis option is not available to students who are on a F-1 visa status in the US, such students must opt for the thesis track.

Pharmaceutical sciences research is increasingly important to the health care industry and aims to optimize patient health and improve drug delivery through innovations in research. This degree program will prepare students with concrete skills and competencies to make them competitive for careers in the pharmaceutical industry, governmental agencies or academia.
Yes

Institution Information

Private
Yes
Fall, Spring, Summer
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Degree Requirements

30
Not Required
Required
Not Required
Not Required
Varies
Students can choose a thesis or non-thesis track for the degree. Degree completion in 5 semesters.
Yes

Degree Information

Students choose to pursue a thesis or non-thesis track for the degree. Students in the thesis track will complete the program on campus. Students in the non-thesis track can complete the program on campus or remotely (synchronous online learning).
Behavioral Science, Bioengineering, Cellular Biology, Drug Delivery, Immunology, Medicinal Chemistry, Molecular Biology, Nanoscience, Nanotechnology, Neuroscience, Pharmaceutical Science, Pharmaceutics, Pharmacogenomics, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacology, Pharmacometrics, Psychiatric/Psychological Sciences, Transdermal Drug Delivery
Yes

Program Statistics

Yes
7
Last academic year-country of origin of the accepted students:
5
2
3.16
No
Yes

GRE and Other Tests

No
TOEFL or IELTS
For applicants from a country where the medium of instruction in the college/university is not English, a minimum TOEFL score of 100 on the internet based test (iBT) or IELTS score of 7.5 is required.
Yes

Letters of Recommendation

Yes
3
Three letters of recommendation are required and should be submitted by people who are able to evaluate your accomplishments and academic ability (e.g., professors).
Yes

Other Admission Requirements

3.0
All applicants must submit all required application materials (see checklist below) and meet the following requirements:
- Completion of a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, Chemistry, Biology, or an equivalent degree in a related area, or a Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree. Applicants whose coursework was completed outside the U.S. must submit a course-by-course educational evaluation report to PharmGrad (WES preferred; www.wes.org).

- Minimum undergraduate Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher.

- For applicants from a country where the medium of instruction is other than English, a minimum TOEFL score of 100 on the internet-based test (iBT) or IELTS score of 7.5 is required.

- All applicants to the program must contact a faculty advisor in their area of interest and the faculty advisor must agree in writing to mentor the student. Pharmaceutical Sciences faculty research areas and contact information is available on our website: https://pharmacy.mercer.edu/faculty/.
Yes

Financial Support

0
Other
Students should refer to information on our Student Financial Planning website for details regarding the financial aid process: https://financialaid.mercer.edu/.
Yes

Background Checks and Drug Screenings

No
No
Yes