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Graduate studies in pharmacology will provide graduate students with a comprehensive educational program in pharmacology. During the program of studies, the pharmacology graduate student will work closely with his or her mentor and department faculty to master the program goals. These goals include student demonstration of an advanced mastery of pharmacology, initiate scholarly activity based on current literature, and maintain the highest ethical and professional standards. Access web site here.
Types of Degrees: PhD
Duration: 4-5 years for PhD
Number of Credits Required: 90 (60 beyond MS) for PhD
Cost: Full tuition remission is provided, as well as health insurance. Students may be responsible for university and technology fees.
Program Start: August
Academic Calendar: Courses follow the School of Medicine and School of Pharmacy and Allied Health Profession (SPAHP) calendars
Application Deadline: March 1 (may extend)
Applicants must possess a baccalaureate degree or its equivalent from an accredited college or university. Undergraduate courses in biology, general chemistry, organic chemistry, biochemistry, mathematics and physics are required. Isolated deficiencies may be made up in the graduate program. However, before a student starts research, these courses have to be completed with an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher. Application should include:
1. Completed application and $50 non-refundable application fee
2. Three written letters and electronic recommendation forms (please use the electronic rec. process with the online application!). The recommendations should be completed and submitted by persons other than family members who are qualified to assess an applicant's performance in an academic or work setting.
3. Personal statement
3. Official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended
4. Graduate Record Exam (GRE) scores: Minimum total of 1000
5. Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): All international applicants from countries in which English is not the primary language must demonstrate proficiency in English language by submitting a minimum TOEFL score of 80 iBT (213 CBT/550 PBT). International applicants who receive their baccalaureate or higher degree from an accredited institution in the US, United Kingdom, Ireland, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, or Africa (English-speaking only) are NOT required to submit a TOEFL score report.