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Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences

Program Overview

The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences offers courses and research opportunities in pharmaceutical and biomedical sciences to fulfill the requirements for the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences. The Department also offers a curriculum and research opportunity for combination Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.)/Ph.D. degrees in Pharmaceutical Sciences. Limited number of competitive graduate assistantships are available. In addition, graduate assistants receive a complete tuition waiver.

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