Online applications must be submitted by May 1. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.

Please follow the steps outlined below to apply to the Master of Science (MS) in Pharmacometrics program. This is an online program.

  1. Please note that you will be applying to the Master of Science (MS) in Pharmacometrics online program.

  2. Plan ahead to meet the application deadline of May 1, in order to start your coursework the following fall semester.

  3. Complete the online application. In the Academic Program drop-down menu, select “Pharmacometrics.” If the program does not appear in the menu when you attempt to complete the application, the deadline has passed or the program is not accepting applications for the desired entry term.

    **Please remember that you will not be entered into the system until you have submitted the accompanying application fee. GRE scores are not required for admission decision. International students will need to submit TOEFL (minimum 550 for paper-based test, 213 for computer-based test, or 80 for internet-based test) or IELTS (minimum Band 7 - total) scores.

  4. The MS in Pharmacometrics program favors applicants with a BA, BS, MS, or higher degree in the general areas of pharmaceutical sciences, statistics, epidemiology, medicine, public health, pharmacy, bioengineering, and chemical engineering; although, related degrees are considered.

  5. Please submit the following supporting documentation as well. Your application is not considered complete until these documents have been received by the Graduate School.

    • Official Transcripts: An official transcript from each college or university that you are currently attending or you previously attended must be provided in a sealed envelope by the sending institution. Electronic transcripts from University System of Maryland institutions are accepted in lieu of sealed, paper transcripts. Transcripts (U.S. only) may also be provided through one of the following transcript clearinghouse services:

      http://www.parchment.com/c/college/search/browse
      http://www.studentclearinghouse.org/etx_registry.php
      https://iwantmytranscript.com/

      Have your transcripts sent to:

      ATTN: Admissions
      University of Maryland, Baltimore
      The Graduate School
      620 W. Lexington St., 5th Floor
      Baltimore, Maryland 21201

      Official, electronic transcripts may be sent directly from your degree-granting institution to gradapply@umaryland.edu.

    • Three Recommendation Letters: Please provide three (3) letters of recommendation from those who can attest to the quality of your academic performance, scholastic potential, and other non-cognitive factors. Your recommendations are managed by the online application; you will need the email addresses of your recommenders for this process.

    • Essay: Your essay may be scanned and uploaded as a supplemental item to the online application. The essay should be within 500 words, and should address your academic and/or professional career goals and objectives in pursuing graduate study. Specifically, you should address three topics: (1) your current work and familiarity or experience with pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, statistics, and drug development related matters. Familiarity or experience is not mandatory for admission; (2) if you have experience, please state which courses you undertook included these above topics; and (3) please describe how the MS in Pharmacometrics program will help you achieve your professional goals.

Remember, the online application must be submitted by May 1, of each year. Supplemental materials can be submitted until the first week of August. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Applicants are encouraged to submit all of their application materials early. Applications received beyond the deadline will be considered for the next cohort.

Please email the Center for Translational Medicine with any additional questions or concerns you may have.