We are excited to announce that the Western New England University, College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Dean, Dr. John M. Pezzuto has been named among the top 2% of scientists in the world for his research in the Medicinal and Biomolecular Chemistry field!
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Institution Name Western New England University
Program Name Pharmacogenomics
Degree Type M.S.
Short Name Western New England U-415
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Address 1 1215 Wilbraham Road
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City Springfield
State Massachusetts
Zip/Postal Code 01119
Country United States
Program Location: Massachusetts
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What is your application deadline for the upcoming academic year? May 01, 2023
Does this program use rolling admissions? Yes
Is your program participating in PharmGrad? Yes
Application Fee: $50
Application Deadline Description: We will continue to accept applications until our program is full. This means our application deadline may change to rolling after the original deadline of May 1.
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Program Description The MS in Pharmacogenomics program can be completed in three full-time semesters (fall, spring, and summer). Through courses in Genetics and Genetic Counseling, Biochemistry, Pharmacology, Pathophysiology, Pharmacogenetics, and others, you’ll be well versed to enter the field of precision medicine.

Courses are taught in the state-of-the-art classrooms and labs of the Center for the Science and Pharmacy, and will prepare you for career opportunities in basic research, the pharmaceutical industry, at genetic testing laboratories, or clinical sites. As a WNE graduate, you will also possess the skillsets prized by employers: divergent thinking, communication, teamwork, leadership and an entrepreneurial mindset—essential to careers in discovery and innovation.

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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: 41
Required Rotations: Research, Clinical
Seminars: Required
College-based Qualifying/Comprehensive Exam: Not Required
Other Qualifying Exams or Certifications: Not Required
Thesis/Dissertation: Not Required
Additional Information about Degree Requirements: Degree must be completed with at least 3.0 GPA. All coursework must be completed with a grade of C or better.
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Delivery Method On Campus
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Area(s) of Study: Bioengineering, Biological Science, Biomedical Sciences, Biometrics/Biostatistics, Biotechnology, Cancer, Cellular Biology, Clinical Research, Drug Development, Drug Discovery, Drug Metabolism, Experimental Therapeutics, Health Outcomes, Immunology, Medicinal Chemistry, Molecular Biology, Molecular Medicine, Molecular Science, Patient Safety, Pharmaceutical Science, Pharmacodynamics, Pharmacogenomics, Pharmacology, Pharmacotherapy, Pharmacy Care, Pharmacy Communication, Pharmacy Policy, Physiological Science, Public Health, Translational Science
Enter any additional degree information regarding your curricular focus or concentration and/or area(s) of study: The design of the MS in Pharmacogenomics has purposely integrated all major aspects of this field, from basic genetics to clinical implementation. This results in the program including introductory and advanced medical genetics and pharmacogenomics, pharmacology and pathophysiology, genetic data analysis and laboratory techniques, healthcare outcomes and statistical analysis, research design and application, genetic counseling and clinician or patient interactions at medical sites.
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Have you previously enrolled students in this program? No
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Have you graduated your first class for this program? No
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Is the GRE required? No
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Are any of the following tests required for international applicants? TOEFL or IELTS
Other tests or credentials: International students may provide the following English language test scores to meet our requirement:
TOEFL - 80 IBT
IELTS - 6.5
PTE Academic - 56
STEP Eiken - 1
iTEP - 4.5
Duolingo - 105 DET
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Are letters of recommendations required by your program? Yes
If yes, how many letters of recommendation are required? 2
Enter any additional information regarding recommendations: At least one letter of recommendation must be from a professor (i.e., a faculty member).
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Minimum overall GPA considered:
Recommended overall GPA considered: 2.70
Enter any additional information regarding application or admission requirements: Application Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree: A U.S. bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university or an equivalent degree from a foreign country.
• Preferred minimum GPA: Undergraduate GPA of 2.70 is preferred. Candidates with a lower GPA will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
• Transcripts: Transcripts from all colleges attended must be submitted to PharmGrad.
• Recommendations: A minimum of two evaluator names must be submitted within your PharmGrad application; at least one recommendation must be from a professor (i.e., a faculty member).
• Qualified candidates may be invited to participate in an interview and complete a writing sample.
• A current resume or CV must be uploaded to the Documents section within PharmGrad.
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Percentage of students receiving financial support: 0
Type of financial support available: Department or University Scholarship
Enter any additional information regarding financial support: Incoming, full-time, students with a minimum GPA of 3.0, who are not currently enrolled in another WNE program, are eligible to receive the Pharmacogenomics Impact Scholarship in the amount of $2000.

All students may work with our financial aid department to determine if they are eligible for federal financial aid.
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Is your institution participating in the PharmGrad-facilitated Criminal Background Check (CBC) Service? No
Is your institution participating in the PharmGrad-facilitated Drug Screening Service? No
I would like to mark this section as done. Yes
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