Doctor of Philosophy in Medicinal Chemistry

MCPHS School of Pharmacy

Either build on your master’s-level knowledge or start directly on your PhD examining the behavior of chemical substances at the molecular level and conducting research related to the development of new drugs and novel targets.

For admission to the PhD program, an applicant must have:

  • A master's degree in a related field
  • Minimum overall 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • Scores in the 70th percentile or above in each section of the GRE (Graduate Record Examination/General Test)

Additionally, the following courses are recommended to have been completed with a C or better:

Linked courses are available through the MCPHS School of Professional Studies.