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Contact Information

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

Program Application Deadline

April 01, 2020
No
$60
We have a rolling admission policy so applications are taken on a continuous basis. However, it is strongly encouraged that applications be submitted by February 1.

Program Description

The MS in Pharmaceutical Science at VCU School of Pharmacy includes four areas of concentration : 1) pharmacotherapy, 2) pharmacy administration (including outcomes science) 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 get a PhD, either at VCU or at other institutions. Typically students complete their MS degree in 2 years.

Institution Information

Public
Yes
Fall

Degree Requirements

30
Research
Required
Not Required
Not Required
Required

Degree Information

On Campus
  • Pharmacotherapy
  • Pharmacy Administration
  • 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, Experimental Therapeutics, Health Outcomes, Health Policy, Health Services, Infectious Disease, Medicinal Chemistry, Molecular Biology, Nanoscience, Nanotechnology, Neuroscience, Pharmaceutical Marketing, Pharmaceutical Science, Pharmaceutics, Pharmacodynamics, Pharmacoeconomics, Pharmacogenomics, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacology, Pharmacotherapy, Pharmacy Management, Pharmacy Marketing, Pharmacy Policy, Physiological Science, Regulatory Science, Structural Biology, Transdermal Drug Delivery, Translational Science

Program Statistics

4
Last academic year-country of origin of the accepted students:
1
3
Last academic year-graduates job placement:
2
2
0
0
0
2

GRE and Other Tests

No
GREs are required for Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmaceutics. Pharmacotherapy and Pharmacy Administration concentrations will, on occasion, accept an alternative standardized test (such as the PCAT or GMAT) for admissions. This must be approved by the Graduate Program Director for these two concentration areas.
TOEFL or IELTS

Letters of Recommendation

Yes
3

Other Admission Requirements

Applications are evaluated based on overall strengths, and credentials and interest in research. Applicants are encouraged to provide additional information beyond the required information, if they feel that such information may strengthen their application.
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.

Background Checks and Drug Screenings

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