Programs of Study

Professional Science Master's in Pharmaceutical Sciences

The Professional Science Masters (PSM) option in Pharmaceutical Sciences prepares students to work in the pharmaceutical industry. Graduates of the program will have the knowledge and skills to support technical roles in the laboratory and production systems, as well as possess business and entrepreneurship skills that will enable the graduate to assume leadership roles in the biopharmaceutical industry. 

Admissions and Degree Requirements 

Applicants to the PSM program in Pharmaceutical Sciences must have a BS degree or be in their last semester of a baccalaureate program. Up to 12 credits of appropriate courses with a grade of B or better can be transferred into the program if approved by the Graduate Coordinator of the Pharmaceutical Sciences programs. 

The PSM in the Pharmaceutical Sciences program consists of 36 credits of coursework to be completed either full-time or part-time. Full-time students should complete the program within two years and part-time students should complete the program within five years. The Program Director and advisors in the program will advise PSM students about course selections. Upon admission or through the successful completion of prerequisite courses, students will be expected to have demonstrated undergraduate level knowledge in calculus, general and organic chemistry, biochemistry and physics.