Non-Thesis MS and Certificate Programs in Pharmaceutics


The pharmaceutical industry is one of the most vibrant business sectors in the Delaware Valley, employing more than 35,000 in the discovery, development, manufacturing, and marketing of pharmaceutical products and devices. There is a pressing need for skilled, technically trained professionals with post-graduate science backgrounds.
Temple University’s non-thesis master’s degree and certificate program are specifically designed to educate pharmacists, bench scientists, and laboratory technicians in the highly dynamic arena of the pharmaceutical sciences.  It is ideal for industry employees with a bachelor of science who seek graduate or post-graduate training to expand career opportunities.
The courses draw upon the School’s world-renowned MS program in Quality Assurance/Regulatory Affairs, offering students a well orchestrated balance between the pharmaceutical sciences and the industry’s regulatory milieu.  The courses help promising professionals to advance within their current positions by learning advanced pharmaceutical sciences, helping them make valuable contributions to all phases of their companies’ projects while being cognizant of regulatory requirements.
All courses are taught by graduate faculty from Temple University’s School of Pharmacy or pharmaceutical industry experts in drug discovery and development, Regulatory Affairs, manufacturing, and validation.

Program Advantages
           
Students may:

Admission to the Non-Thesis Master of Science Degree
           
Students must:

Certificate Program

Applicants seeking the four course (12 credits) certificate program must complete the following courses within three years:

After completing the certificate, students may count all of the courses towards the non-thesis MS in Pharmaceutics, provided they meet the requirements for admission.

The Certificate is called, “Certificate in Pharmaceutics.”

To download the Certificate Application, click here.

Degree Requirements

Required Courses for the MS in Pharmaceutics:

Elective Courses for the MS and Certificate in Pharmaceutics:

*Only these QA/RA courses count as electives towards the Non-Thesis MS program.

For the most current schedule of classes, click here.

For further information about the programs, please contact:

Almira Cutler, Administrative Assistant
Office of Graduate Studies
215-707-4948
phscgrad@temple.edu

Sophon Din, Administrative Assistant (Coordinates Applications)
Graduate Admissions
215-707-4972
tuspgrad@temple.edu

Daniel J. Canney, PhD, Director of Graduate Studies
215.707.4948
phscgrad@temple.edu

Michael Borenstein, PhD, Associate Dean
tuspgrad@temple.edu

Temple University School of Pharmacy
Office of Graduate Studies
3307 North Broad Street
Philadelphia,  PA  19140
215.707.4948
phscgrad@temple.edu
www.temple.edu/pharmacy