The MS/PhD programs in pharmaceutics prepare students to participate in research to formulate new medications.
The MS/PhD programs in pharmaceutics prepare students to participate in
research to formulate new medications. Classroom and lab work promote a firm
understanding of the materials and technologies associated with pharmaceutical
product development, manufacture, and evaluation.
The programs focus on the following:
Research projects have typically involved development of new drug products,
novel dosage forms, the release of a drug from new dosage forms, pre-formulation
investigation of new drug entities, and pharmacokinetics.
Career opportunities for graduates with a degree in pharmaceutics range from
researching, administering, and managing the development of new medications in
the pharmaceutical industry, to teaching and conducting research in an academic
setting to regulatory oversight in a government agency.
Total credits to complete degree requirements: 30 s.h.
*Electives in other appropriate subject areas may be taken with the approval on the major advisor.
Suggested Minors: Analytical Chemistry, Business Administration, or Drug Regulatory Affairs
MCPHS University is chartered by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and is authorized to grant undergraduate and graduate degrees in the health sciences and related fields. MCPHS University is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), Inc. through its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.
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Admission Requirements for Pharmaceutics (MS/PhD) (Boston)
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