We offer collaborative programs that involve advanced coursework and intense graduate level research training in the Pharmaceutical Sciences. The PharmD/PhD in pharmaceutical sciences typically takes seven years.

Admission Requirements

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0. Students should not have been on academic probation for any semester in the graduate or professional program.
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement
  • Research experience is desirable. Students should identify a faculty mentor in the Pharmaceutical Sciences prior to application.
  • Note: Bachelor’s degree and GRE are NOT required for PharmD candidates. 

How to Apply

  • PhD applications must be submitted by Dec. 31 prior to fall admission. Late applications are not considered.
  • Apply here and sign in using your existing account information or create a new account to start a new application. Under Program of Study, choose the applications that include "Cohort":
    • Pharmaceutical Sciences (PharmD Cohort) PhD
  • Current PharmD: apply to the PharmD/PhD program during your first, second or third year.* Or, apply to the PharmD/PhD during your fourth year.
*For the Class of 2026 Only

The Class of 2026 may enter only after second year.

  • Current PharmD/MS: apply to the PharmD/PhD program during your third year.
  • Choose the applications that include "Cohort."
  • Once you formally submit your application, your evaluators will automatically be notified to submit their letters of recommendations.


Review our Frequently Asked Questions

Contact Robert Bies, PharmD/PhD, Director of Graduate Studies and Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, at