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M.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences (Online)

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:

  • Are pursuing a major in microbiology, biochemistry, biology, chemistry, biotechnology or bioengineering. 
  • Are curious about drug discovery and development.
  • Are considering going to medical school. 
  • Want an exciting career that makes $80,000-$110,000 per year.
  • Are already working in the pharmaceutical industry or a different industry and like to pursue an advanced degree for career growth.

Through this program you can explore exciting areas including:

  • New drug discovery
  • Infectious diseases/Immunology
  • Nanotechnology in drug delivery
  • Cancer drug discovery 
  • Cancer pharmacology
  • Neuropharmacology
  • Bioengineering

This program enables you to pursue careers in:

  • Pharma/biotech Industries
  • Cosmetic technology
  • Analytical industry 
  • Universities and research centers
  • U.S. Food and Drug Association

Pursuing a degree in pharmaceutical sciences does not entail pursuing a career as a pharmacist.

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.

Why SDSU?

Personalized Care

Low faculty-to-student ratio

Career-focused
Continue your education

The M.S. in Pharmaceutical Science is stackable with the in-house Ph.D. program.

High quality curriculum
Work at your own pace

Asynchronous classes allow you to work at your own pace. 

Begin your journey today!

Admissions Now Open for M.S. in pharmaceutical sciences - online and in-person

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