PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences

The PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences (PSC) program is a highly competitive doctoral degree program within the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy.

Training in a highly collaborative atmosphere, our graduates gain the knowledge and skills required for discovering novel biological pathways in human health and disease and as well asfor the development and delivery of medications for safe and effective therapy.

With state-of-the-art facilities, funding from the national institutes of health, the national science foundation, the food and drug administration, and pharmaceutical industry, students receive mentorship that prepares them for outstanding careers in academia, federal government, and pharmaceutical industry.

There are three pathways that students can pursue within the Pharmaceutical Science PhD program: