MS in Pharmaceutical Sciences
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Submission Number: 399
Submission ID: 399
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Institution Name South Dakota State University
Program Name Pharmaceutical Sciences
Degree Type M.S.
Short Name South Dakota State U-399
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Address 1 Department of Pharamaceutical Sciences
Address 2 College of Pharmacy & Allied Health Professions, South Dakota State University,
Address 3 Box 2202C, SAV 275, Avera Health Science Building
City Brookings
State South Dakota
Zip/Postal Code 57006
Country United States
Program Location: South Dakota
Admissions Office Contact(s):
Institutional Website:
Contact Information Video: https://youtu.be/EpbNSHuUbr8
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
What is your application deadline for the upcoming academic year? April 15, 2022
Does this program use rolling admissions?
Is your program participating in PharmGrad? No
Link to Application
Application Fee: $35
Application Deadline Description: The application deadline is Apr 15th, but the graduate school accepts applications on a rolling basis.
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Program Description The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences offers courses and research opportunities in pharmaceutical and biomedical sciences to fulfill the requirements for the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) and M.S. degrees in Pharmaceutical Sciences. The Department also offers a curriculum and research opportunity for combination Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.)/Ph.D. degrees in Pharmaceutical Sciences. The core courses, along with the concentration in a major area of research (Pharmaceutics, Pharmacology, Medicinal Chemistry, and Biomedical Sciences), provide a broad background of preparation for an academic or industrial career. The major objective of the program is to provide the student an opportunity to gain high quality graduate education and research experience.
Program Description Video:
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Is your institution public or private? Public
Is your program accepting applications for this program? Yes
Program Start Term: Fall
Satellite/Branch campuses:
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Credits Required for Degree: 32
Required Rotations: Research
Seminars: Required
College-based Qualifying/Comprehensive Exam: Required
Other Qualifying Exams or Certifications: Not Required
Thesis/Dissertation: Varies
Additional Information about Degree Requirements: https://www.sdstate.edu/pharmaceutical-sciences/ms-pharmaceutical-sciences
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Delivery Method On Campus
Curricular Focus or Concentration:
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
Area(s) of Study: Pharmaceutical Science
Enter any additional degree information regarding your curricular focus or concentration and/or area(s) of study: Students take core courses in Medicinal Chemistry, Pharmacology, Biomedical Sciences and Pharmaceutics along with elective courses based on their research focus. The students conduct research in one of the above areas of Pharmaceutical Sciences.
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Have you previously enrolled students in this program? Yes
Last academic year-number of accepted students for your program: 10
United States
International
Last academic year-average overall GPA of the accepted students:
Have you graduated your first class for this program? No
Academia
Industry
Government
Other
Unknown
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Is the GRE required? No
Verbal Reasoning:
Quantitative Reasoning:
Analytical Writing:
Enter any additional information regarding the GRE: GRE is not required
Are any of the following tests required for international applicants? TOEFL or IELTS
Other tests or credentials: The following basic criteria are used to evaluate applicants:
The quality of your academic performance, TOEFL/IELTS/Duolingo scores if you are an international student without a degree from an English-speaking country, the comments from your references, the nature, and quality of your research experience and its fit to the available projects, and your motivation and commitment to graduate studies as relayed in your personal state. The Institutional Code for SDSU is 6653 for submitting scores.
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Are letters of recommendations required by your program? Yes
If yes, how many letters of recommendation are required? 3
Enter any additional information regarding recommendations:
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Minimum overall GPA considered: 3.0
Recommended overall GPA considered: 3.0
Enter any additional information regarding application or admission requirements: Students are admitted based on the availability of projects.
Faculty research interests can be found at
https://www.sdstate.edu/pharmacy-allied-health-professions/pharmaceutical-sciences/research
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Percentage of students receiving financial support: 0
Type of financial support available: Department or University Scholarship, Other
Enter any additional information regarding financial support: The students are responsible for paying the tuition, program and other related fees. The university of national scholarships may be available for domestic students. Some faculty may have research assistantships available depending on their funding status.

We also admit students supported through Government or other scholarships.
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
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
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
Admin Status Published
Old ID 1989
AACP Institution Number
SIDS 399