MS in Pharmacometrics and Personalized Pharmacotherapy

This unique graduate program focuses on advanced training in pharmacokinetics (study of absorption, distribution, metabolism and excretion of drugs) and pharmacodynamics (study of drug effects and toxicity in treatment of diseases) to enhance personalized medicine.

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in pharmacy, biochemistry, chemistry, biology, engineering or other science
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0
  • Demonstrated proficiency in mathematics and computational sciences.
  • Calculus I (Calculus II is highly recommended).
  • Two letters of recommendation from faculty knowledgeable of the student's ability and capability. Evaluators should comment on laboratory research, communication skills, creativity, and intangibles in the student's academic performance. An email request will be sent directly to your recommenders when you submit your application for formal review.
  • Personal statement: the personal statement is a general statement of purpose describing academic, professional, and research interests and should be no more than 500 words.
  • Prior research experience and co-authorship in scientific publications are considered favorably.

Application Steps

Prepare Apply Requirements International Applicants

Applications open July 1 and close February 15 for fall intake. We do not have spring intake.

  • Click Apply Now and sign in using your existing account information or create a new account to start a new application.
  • Fill out the application in full and submit it when complete. Once submitted, you will be emailed a link to the Status Portal. 
  • In your portal, submit the application fee payment and supporting documents (personal statement, resume/CV, etc.). 
  • Use the checklist on the Status Portal to ensure supporting documents are submitted by the application deadline. All supporting documents must be received by the application deadline for your application to be reviewed. 
  • Once all application materials are received, your application will be sent for review. If additional materials are needed, you will be notified. Decisions are made on a rolling basis and you will receive a notification once a decision has been made on your application. 
  • Students do not need to identify a faculty advisor/research mentor during the application process but may learn more about faculty here. Students are assigned faculty research mentors after enrollment.