The School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences offers collaborative programs that involve advanced coursework and intense graduate level research training in the Pharmaceutical Sciences. Our dual MS programs are typically five years.

These programs integrate the skills and knowledge of pharmaceutical sciences and pharmacy practice with a focus on cutting-edge research for the development of treatments to prevent disease and improve health.

The department offers two programs:
PharmD/MS in Pharmaceutical Sciences
PharmD/MS in Pharmacometrics and Personalized Pharmacotherapy

Career Opportunities

Prepares students for research positions in...

  • Pharmaceutical companies in areas of drug development and clinical application
  • Academia
  • Research institutes
  • Federal and other regulatory agencies

Course of Study

How to Apply

Pharmaceutical Sciences applications open in July and are due February 15th.

  • Apply to the PharmD program.
  • Apply to the PharmD/MS program during your P1, P2 or P3 year. Be sure to apply and select the term you plan to enter the MS in.
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Personal Statement
  • Research experience is desirable. Students should identify a faculty mentor in the Pharmaceutical Sciences prior to application.
  • For the PharmD/MS in Pharmacometrics and Personalized Pharmacotherapy: demonstrated proficiency in mathematics and computational sciences is required.
  • Note: Bachelor’s degree and GRE are waived for PharmD candidates

Questions about the MS portion of the program?

Dr. Murali Ramanathan, Director of Graduate Studies: or 716-645-4846