MS in Clinical and Translational Therapeutics

MS in Clinical and Translational Therapeutics.

One of a kind pharmacy research training.
The only pharmacy school-based program of its kind in the country, our Master of Science in Clinical and Translational Therapeutics provides you with a valuable opportunity to be involved in research and training to combat disease.

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0
  • Resume
  • One letter of recommendation from a faculty or health professional knowledgeable of the student, and which addresses the MS in Clinical and Translational Therapeutics program. 
  • One (1) page (minimum 500 word) Personal Statement highlighting why you are interested in our program and which concentration you are interested in.

Application Steps

Prepare Apply Requirements International Students

Applying to graduate, professional and research programs can be overwhelming. Let us help with these tips!

  • Master’s programs take 1 to 2 years to complete, with the end goal being either gaining employment or continuing on to a doctoral or professional program. Note that master’s programs are typically self-funded.
  • Doctoral programs typically take 5 to 7 years to complete, where students take coursework early on, followed by independent research culminating in a dissertation. 
  • Learn more about preparing for graduate school from UB’s Career Design Center, including:
    • When to start planning for graduate school
    • How to apply (includes information on letters of recommendation, personal statement and resume/CV)
    • Writing a personal statement
  • Learn about options for funding your graduate education.


Contact Brian Tsuji, PharmD, Program Director and Associate Dean of Clinical and Translational Sciences.