The MS in Pharmaceutical Sciences is a two- to three-year degree program for students who have previously earned a BS degree. It prepares graduates for positions in research, industry, education, and medical settings.
Applications open July 1st and are due February 15th.
A minimum of 30 graduate credits are required. Courses depend on the area of concentration chosen. Students choose from one of the following focus areas:
- Pharmaceutical analysis
- Basic pharmaceutical sciences research
- Drug formulation/delivery/development
- Drug metabolism/transport
- Drug analysis
- Experimental pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics
- Clinical research
- Pharmacometrics - a new field that fuses pharmacologic studies with computational and statistical methods of data analysis. UB is the first school in the nation to offer a master's degree program with a focus in Pharmacometrics.
A non-refundable application fee of $50 is payable online through UB ePay.
Have your GRE scores sent to UB electronically. UB's institution code is 2925 and our department code is 0613. UB SPPS does not have a minimum GRE requirement. However, competitive applicants typically present a score of at least 300. To compute the GRE, we sum the scores for Verbal Reasoning and Quantitative Reasoning. Note: it may take up to two weeks for the testing agency to process your order and deliver your scores to UB.
International applicants - see next step regarding TOEFL or IELTS scores.
International students apply online using the same method as other students, but must supply additional information.
Please have your TOEFL score report sent to institution code
2925 and department code is 47. See English
Proficiency for minimum score requirements and exceptions. For
IELTS, you will upload scanned copies of your IELTS certificate to
your application. There is no school code for this specific
If admitted to our program, you will be asked to provide a copy of your passport, a financial form, a bank statement, current US immigration documents (such as current I-20 or visa), and transcribed official transcripts and official proof of degree (may be presented in person to International Admissions and immediately returned).