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Why Temple School of Pharmacy

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Programs and Degrees Offered

Temple School of Pharmacy offers a professional Pharm.D. degree, and Ph.D. and M.S. degrees in the pharmaceutical sciences. Non-thesis based M.S. programs (part-time) are offered in Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs and in Pharmaceutics.


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Pharm.D. Professional Degree

The Pharm.D. degree is an entry level professional doctorate leading to licensure as a pharmacist. Temple's Pharm.D. program requires six years of study divided into two components. The first requires the completion of two years of pre-professional education at Temple University or at an accredited institution of higher learning. The professional education component requires four years of study and experiential education at the School of Pharmacy. If you are a prospective student learn more about admission to this program.


Ph.D. and M.S. Degrees

At Temple School of Pharmacy, qualified applicants can earn a Ph.D. or M.S. in Medicinal Chemistry, Pharmaceutics and Pharmacodynamics. All applications for thesis-based degrees (M.S. and Ph.D.) are evaluated once each year in the Spring for acceptance into the Fall semester. The application deadline for all students seeking thesis-based M.S. or Ph.D. degrees in Pharmaceutical Sciences is Dec 15th. More information about these degrees is available from the links above and on the admissions page. If you are a prospective student, you may find useful information here.


Non-Thesis Based M.S. Degrees (Part-Time)

The School offers non-thesis based M.S. degrees in Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs (QA/RA) and in Pharmaceutics. The QA/RA program is the most comprehensive academic curriculum of its kind, featuring advanced courses in the quality principles and regulatory issues affecting today's pharmaceutical industry. Applications are accepted throughout the year.