The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences oversees a number of highly competitive research-based graduate programs.

Doctoral Degree Program:

PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences (PSC)
The PhD in PSC program provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to direct the discovery of novel biological pathways in human disease and the development and delivery of medications for safe and effective therapy. After completing the program, graduates are prepared to become successful scientists and begin exciting careers in academia, federal agencies, or the pharmaceutical industry.

Master's Degree Programs:

MS in Pharmaceutical Sciences (PSC)
The MS in PSC provides advanced education and cutting-edge training to prepare students for high-level research and leadership positions in pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, and in the federal government. The 16-month, full-time program is based at the Universities at Shady Grove in Rockville, Md.

MS in Pharmacometrics
The objective of the MS in Pharmacometrics is to allow current professionals to acquire skills and knowledge to plan, perform and interpret pharmacometric analyses with the goal of influencing key drug development, regulatory and therapeutic decisions.

MS in Regulatory Science
The MS in Regulatory Science program addresses all major areas of drug product regulatory science, including chemistry, manufacturing, and controls (CMC); clinical research; and post-approval surveillance, as well as drug discovery.