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M.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences

Program Overview

The M.S. program is designed to prepare graduates to pursue an advanced degree program and to obtain employment in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry, research institutions and regulatory agencies.

This program will be a good fit if you:

  • Have an undergraduate or professional degree in pharmacy, chemistry, biology or a related field;
  • Are curious about drug discovery and development;
  • Enjoy research and scientific experimentation in a multidisciplinary field;
  • Would like to complement the existing degree with knowledge and skills related to pharmaceutical sciences;
  • Are already working in the pharmaceutical industry or a different industry and like to pursue an advanced degree for career growth.

The M.S. curriculum is stackable with the Ph.D. program in Pharmaceutical Sciences for students interested in pursuing a Ph.D. degree if selected.

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Meet MS in Pharm Sci, Mina Akter

My name is Mina Akter, and I’m from Bangladesh, Dhaka, in Southern Asia. I am a master’s student in the pharmaceutical sciences department.  I am completing my master’s degree in pharmaceutical sciences at South Dakota State University.  ...

Meet MS in Pharm Sci, Saniia Shchinar

Hi! My name is Saniia. I was born and raised in Kyrgyzstan. I completed my bachelor’s degree in pharmacy at Kyrgyz State Medical Academy in 2013.

Meet MS in Pharm Sci, Mangesh Bankhele

My name is Mangesh Bankhele. I’m from India (Mumbai). Currently, I am a master’s student at SDSU studying in the pharmaceutical sciences department. ...