The School of Pharmacy offers two PharmD/MS dual degrees programs. Admission to either program is limited to a maximum of two PharmD students per year.
Successful applicants will hold an undergraduate degree and have prior relevant work experience. Under the dual degree agreement, 12 credits of MS coursework are accepted as PharmD electives.
MS in Pharmacometrics:
The online MS in Pharmacometrics program prepares professionals to plan, perform, and interpret pharmacometric analyses with the goal of influencing key drug development, regulatory, and therapeutic decisions. Graduates of the MS in Pharmacometrics program will be highly sought after by pharmaceutical companies, regulatory agencies, and other research organizations. Given the tremendous growth potential of the field of pharmacometrics, graduates of this program will also see accelerated professional growth. The program equips scientists to interact with interdisciplinary teams more effectively and provides them with the toolkit needed to perform independent research.
The MS in Pharmacometrics is 30 credits, including seven credits of research projects. This research may be integrated into a PharmD APEX special research project rotation. More information is available here.
MS in Regulatory Science:
The online MS in Regulatory Science program prepares professionals with the knowledge and skills necessary to contribute to drug and biologics regulation and pharmaceutical product lifecycles. The program primarily focuses on drugs and biologics, although aspects of diagnostics, devices, and nutritional products are also addressed. The strength of the program is its science-driven understanding of drug and biologic product development and regulation. The program covers regulatory affairs in a global manner, including the application of regulatory principles worldwide.
The MS in Regulatory Science is 30 credits (five, 6-credit courses). More information is available here.