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Graduate Catalog

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon satisfactory completion of the degree requirements, graduates of this program should be able to:

  1. Integrate and apply knowledge of the pharmaceutical and biomedical sciences to problems in drug discovery and development.
  2. Conduct research with skill and competence, including hypothesis development, experimental design, data analysis, and interpretation.
  3. Critically evaluate scientific literature and analyze contemporary scientific issues.
  4. Communicate effectively in both written and oral forms to a wide range of audiences.
  5. Demonstrate professionalism and ethical conduct.

Credit Summary

Required courses, excluding dissertation 23 credits
Elective courses 9 credits

58 credits

Total credits90 credits

Core Requirements

Course Number Course Name Credits;
PHA 725 Advanced Concepts in Biomedical Sciences and Pharmacogenomics 3
PHA 820 Advanced Concepts in Medicinal Chemistry 3
PHA 840 Advanced Concepts in Pharmacology 3
PHA 859 Advanced Concepts in Pharmaceutics 3
PHA 846 Techniques in Pharmaceutical Sciences 3
PHA 847 Grant Proposal and Academic Development 3
PHA 890 Seminar 2
STAT 541 Statistical Methods 3
PHA 898 Dissertation 58