Published Survey
Submission Number: 421
Submission ID: 421
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Created: Fri, 12/16/2022 - 15:22
Completed: Tue, 08/08/2023 - 01:44
Changed: Tue, 08/08/2023 - 15:30

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Language: English

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Contact Information
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Institution Address:
Address 1: 1 Drexel Drive
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City: New Orleans
State: Louisiana
Zip/Postal Code: 70125
Country: United States

Program Location:: Louisiana
Admissions Office Contact(s)::
- Name: Dinithia Sampson, PhD
  Title: Graduate Program Coordinator
  Office: College of Pharmacy Division of Basic Pharmaceutical Sciences
  Phone (Work): (504) 520-7443
  Extension: 7443

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Program Application Deadline
Application Deadline
What is your application deadline for the upcoming academic year?: May 31, 2024
Does this program use rolling admissions?: Yes

Is your program participating in PharmGrad?: Yes

Application Fee:: $50
Application Deadline Description::
All application materials must be submitted by May 31, 2024 to be considered for the Fall 2024 admission cycle.

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Program Description
Program Description:
The Master's in Pharmaceutical Sciences (MS PharmSci) Program is designed for students interested in careers in drug discovery, pharmaceutical drug delivery, or translational/clinical sciences. Candidates with these coveted skills will be positioned to establish careers in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries, as well as, academic research institutions and regulatory agencies. In addition to enhancing students’ competitiveness for employment opportunities, the PharmSci program is designed to give students a competitive advantage toward admissions and success in doctoral programs in pharmacy, medicine, and the biomedical sciences.

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Institution Information
Is your institution public or private?: Private
Is your program accepting applications for this program?: Yes
Program Start Term:: Fall
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Degree Requirements
Credits Required for Degree: : 30
Required Rotations:: Not Required
Seminars:: Required
College-based Qualifying/Comprehensive Exam:: Not Required
Other Qualifying Exams or Certifications:: Not Required
Thesis/Dissertation:: Required
Additional Information about Degree Requirements::
The M.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences Program is a 30 credit hour, two-year program that consists of 12 hours of core courses, 6 hours of thesis research, and 12 hours of pharmaceutical science elective courses.

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Degree Information
Delivery Method: On Campus
Curricular Focus or Concentration::

Area(s) of Study:: Biochemistry, Bioengineering, Biological Science, Biomedical Sciences, Biometrics/Biostatistics, Biotechnology, Cancer, Cellular Biology, Chemical Science, Clinical Research, Cognitive Science, Cosmetic Science, Developmental Science, Drug Delivery, Drug Development, Drug Discovery, Drug Metabolism, Engineering, Environmental Science, Experimental Therapeutics, Forensic Science, Immunology, Industrial Pharmacy, Infectious Disease, Medicinal Chemistry, Molecular Biology, Molecular Medicine, Molecular Science, Nanoscience, Nanotechnology, Natural Product, Neuroscience, Pharmaceutical Marketing, Pharmaceutical Science, Pharmaceutics, Pharmacodynamics, Pharmacoeconomics, Pharmacogenomics, Pharmacognosy, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacology, Pharmacometrics, Pharmacotherapy, Pharmacy Management, Pharmacy Marketing, Pharmacy Policy, Pharmacy Practice, Physical Science, Physiological Science, Psychiatric/Psychological Sciences, Public Health, Radiopharmacy, Structural Biology, Toxicology, Transdermal Drug Delivery, Translational Science
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Program Statistics
Have you previously enrolled students in this program?: Yes
Last academic year-number of accepted students for your program:: 4
Last academic year-country of origin of the accepted students:
United States: 0
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Have you graduated your first class for this program?: Yes
Last academic year-graduates job placement:
Academia: 2
Industry: 0
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Other: 1
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Last 5 academic years-estimated average years of study to graduation:: 2
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GRE and Other Tests
GRE Section
 Is the GRE required?: Yes
Is a GRE Subject Test Required or Recommended?: Required
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Are any of the following tests required for international applicants?: TOEFL or IELTS
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Letters of Recommendation
Letters of Recommendation:
Are letters of recommendations required by your program?: Yes
 If yes, how many letters of recommendation are required?: 3

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Other Admission Requirements
Minimum overall GPA considered:: 3.0
Recommended overall GPA considered:: 3.0
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Admissions Requirements:

 - Official transcripts showing undergraduate degree in biology, chemistry, pharmacy, or a related discipline

 - GPA of 3.0/4.0 cumulative

-  Official GRE scores

 - A personal statement

 - Three (3) letters of recommendation

 - Applicants must have demonstrated proficiency in verbal and written English and in fundamental scientific areas such as 
        organic and physical chemistry, biochemistry, biology, mathematics, statistics, and computer science.

 - International applicants will be required to submit information consistent with those items listed in the University Catalog; this includes official TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)  or IELTS (International English Language Testing System) scores. All foreign transcripts (universities outside of the U.S.) must be evaluated by a NACES Evaluation Agency.  SPANTRAN  is recommended. An official course-by-course evaluation must be included.

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Financial Support
Percentage of students receiving financial support:: 100
Type of financial support available:: Stipend, Research Assistantship, Other
What is the minimum financial support for eligible students apart from tuition remission?: n/a
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Although this graduate program does not provide support, students may obtain research assistantships or stipends from their research advisor.

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Background Checks and Drug Screenings
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
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