Pharmaceutical Sciences, Master’s, Doctoral/PhD

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Be part of cutting-edge biomedical and pharmaceutical research while preparing for a career in academia, government or the industry.

Training is highly collaborative, and a wide range of research is conducted. Current research areas include medicinal chemistry, biochemistry, bioinorganic chemistry, cellular and molecular biology, computational chemistry, biophysics, microbiology, neuroscience, pharmacometrics, pharmacokinetics, drug formulation, drug transport and delivery, industrial pharmaceutical research, and translational and regulatory sciences. Research is interdisciplinary and students have access to state-of-the-art facilities that include centers in nanobiotechnology, mass spectrometry, computer aided drug design and translational medicine.

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Program Details

Class Format

In-Person, Full Time

Program Location

UMB Campus (PhD and MS)
Universities at Shady Grove (MS)

Cost/Credit Hour

In State: $686
Out of State: $826 

In State: $638
Out of State: $1102

The PhD in PSC program is fully funded for accepted students

Please note that this doesn’t apply to the MS in PSC program

Learn more about the application requirements

PhD requirements

MS requirements

Dates & Deadlines

Fall deadline: March 1 (MS program)
Fall deadline: December 1 (PhD program)

Program Contacts


Erika Pixley, MBA
Associate Director of Admissions
Office of Graduate Programs 

PhD Program

Amanda Oglesby, PhD
Director, PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences

MS Program

Steven Fletcher, PhD
Director, MS in Pharmaceutical Sciences

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