Published Survey
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Contact Information

410 North 12th Street
Richmond
Virginia
23298
United States
Virginia
  • Name: Joseph McClay
    Title: Associate Professor, and Graduate Program Director of Pharmacotherapy and Outcomes Science
    Email: jlmcclay@vcu.edu
  • Name: Masahiro Sakagami
    Title: Professor, and Graduate Program Director of Pharmaceutics
    Email: msakgam@vcu.edu
  • Name: Shijun Zhang
    Title: Professor, and Graduate Program Director of Medicinal Chemistry
    Email: szhang2@vcu.edu
  • Name: Aron H. Lichtman
    Title: Professor, and Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies
    Email: alichtma@vcu.edu
Yes

Program Application Deadline

May 01, 2023
No
$70
It is encouraged that applications be submitted by February 1.
Yes

Program Description

The MS in Pharmaceutical Sciences at VCU School of Pharmacy includes four areas of concentration : 1) pharmacotherapy, 2) Outcomes (Pharmacoeconomics) 3) pharmaceutics and 4) medicinal chemistry. These programs provide the preparation and research experience for academic, governmental, and industrial careers. Some of our MS students also continue their education to earn a PhD at either VCU or other institutions. Students typically complete their MS degree in 2 years.
Yes

Institution Information

Public
Yes
Fall
Yes

Degree Requirements

30
Research
Required
Not Required
Not Required
Required
MS students are highly encouraged to work with their advisors to publish their thesis research in peer review journals.
Yes

Degree Information

On Campus
  • Pharmacotherapy
  • Outcomes (Pharmacoeconomics)
  • Pharmaceutics
  • Medicinal Chemistry
Administrative Science, Biochemistry, Biological Science, Biomedical Sciences, Biotechnology, Cancer, Cellular Biology, Chemical Science, Clinical Research, Drug Delivery, Drug Development, Drug Discovery, Drug Metabolism, Epidemiology, Experimental Therapeutics, Forensic Science, Health Outcomes, Health Policy, Health Services, Human Population, Infectious Disease, Medicinal Chemistry, Molecular Biology, Molecular Science, Nanoscience, Nanotechnology, Natural Product, Neuroscience, Pharmaceutical Marketing, Pharmaceutical Science, Pharmaceutics, Pharmacodynamics, Pharmacoeconomics, Pharmacogenomics, Pharmacognosy, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacology, Pharmacotherapy, Pharmacy Management, Pharmacy Marketing, Pharmacy Policy, Pharmacy Practice, Physiological Science, Regulatory Science, Structural Biology, Transdermal Drug Delivery, Translational Science, Vaccine Technology
Research in the VCU School of Pharmacy spans bench to bedside to population.
Yes

Program Statistics

Yes
8
Last academic year-country of origin of the accepted students:
2
6
Yes
Last academic year-graduates job placement:
2
Yes

GRE and Other Tests

No
GREs are optional
TOEFL or IELTS
Yes

Letters of Recommendation

Yes
3
It is recommended for the evaluator to be a professor of the applicant, who will comment on the applicant's research ability or potential.
Yes

Other Admission Requirements

3.0
Applications are evaluated based on overall strengths (GPA, GRE scores (if taken), previous research experiences, and letters of recommendation) as well as expressed interest in research being by graduate faculty. Prospective applicants are highly encouraged to familiarize themselves with the research being conducted by graduate faculty whose research that they find particularly interesting, as well as departments of interest. Prior to applying, applicants are also encouraged to reach out to these faculty members as well as the graduate director(s) in the appropriate department(s).
Yes

Financial Support

0
None
VCU Pharmaceutical Science Programs do not provide funding (i.e., tuition & stipend) support to MS program students. In some situations; however, the advisor may provide support to their MS student.
Yes

Background Checks and Drug Screenings

We are not a participating PharmGrad program
We are not a participating PharmGrad program
Yes