Published Survey
Submission Number: 85
Submission ID: 85
Submission UUID: 538c7fde-1e81-47cd-98cc-f3bacd951cda
Submission URI: /publishedsurvey

Created: Thu, 03/12/2020 - 05:17
Completed: Wed, 07/14/2021 - 14:22
Changed: Tue, 07/27/2021 - 20:28

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Submitted by: Anonymous
Language: English

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Current page: Complete
Submitted to: Published Survey

Contact Information
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Address 1: 20 North Pine Street
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City: Baltimore
State: Maryland
Zip/Postal Code: 21201
Country: United States

Program Location:: Maryland
Admissions Office Contact(s)::
- Name: Erika Pixley
  Title: Associate Director of Admissions
  Phone (Work): 4107068056
  Email: epixley@rx.umaryland.edu
- Name: Kristina San Juan
  Title: Associate Director of Student Services
  Phone (Work): 410-706-0760
  Email: pscgraduate@rx.umaryland.edu

Institutional Website::
- https://www.pharmacy.umaryland.edu/
- https://www.pharmacy.umaryland.edu/academics/ms-pharmaceutical-sciences/

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Program Application Deadline
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What is your application deadline for the upcoming academic year?: March 01, 2022
Participation
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Is your program participating in PharmGrad?: No
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Application Fee:: $75
Application Deadline Description::
The application deadline is March 1. Please plan accordingly to ensure receipt of all required documents by the deadline.

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Program Description
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Program Description:
The Master of Science (MS) in Pharmaceutical Sciences (PSC) at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy provides advanced education and cutting-edge training to prepare students for high-level research and leadership positions in pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, and in the federal government. 

The 16-month, full-time program available at both Baltimore and Shady Grove campuses integrates basic and applied pharmaceutical sciences with hands-on laboratory research experience.

Completion of a biopharmaceutical research internship and capstone project are hallmarks of the program. Students will work with an assigned faculty advisor to help tailor these experiences to meet their unique career goals. A thesis is not required for this program.


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Institution Information
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Is your institution public or private?: Public
Is your program accepting applications for this program?: Yes
Program Start Term:: Fall
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Degree Requirements
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Credits Required for Degree: : 35
Required Rotations:: Research
Seminars:: Required
College-based Qualifying/Comprehensive Exam:: Not Required
Other Qualifying Exams or Certifications:: Not Required
Thesis/Dissertation:: Not Required
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Degree Information
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Delivery Method: On Campus
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Area(s) of Study:: Biochemistry, Bioengineering, Biological Science, Biotechnology, Cellular Biology, Chemical Science, Drug Delivery, Drug Development, Drug Discovery, Drug Metabolism, Industrial Pharmacy, Infectious Disease, Medicinal Chemistry, Molecular Biology, Molecular Science, Nanoscience, Nanotechnology, Pharmaceutical Science, Pharmaceutics, Pharmacodynamics, Pharmacoeconomics, Pharmacogenomics, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacology, Transdermal Drug Delivery, Translational Science
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Program Statistics
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Have you previously enrolled students in this program?: Yes
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Have you graduated your first class for this program?: Yes
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GRE and Other Tests
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GRE Section
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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
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Letters of Recommendation
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Letters of Recommendation:
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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: :
They must be professional and academic letters of recommendation. Personal letters of recommendation will not be accepted.

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Other Admission Requirements
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Application Requirements  
- Bachelor's degree from a regionally-accredited college or university, or an equivalent degree from a comparable foreign institution. Our program favors applicants with a degree in the areas of biology, biochemistry, chemistry, engineering, molecular biology, pharmacy, and pharmaceutical sciences. The minimum academic standard for full admission is a B average, or 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. (Other degrees will also be considered with the following coursework recommended with a grade of B or better: General Chemistry, General Biology, Calculus, Organic Chemistry, and Biochemistry.)
- Official transcript(s) 
- Essay
- Resume/CV
- 3 Letters of recommendation
- TOEFL or IELTS (international applicants) 

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Financial Support
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Percentage of students receiving financial support:: 0
Type of financial support available:: None
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Background Checks and Drug Screenings
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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