Master of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences
Become a leader in drug design, delivery, disposition and action with the Master of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences in the School of Pharmacy at Temple University. Pharmaceutical Sciences MS students gain knowledge in basic and applied coursework within pharmaceutical sciences. The full-time Pharmaceutical Sciences MS graduate degree prepares you to be an integral part of this industry in drug discovery and development. You will focus on one concentration over the two- to three-year course of study, with access to leading-edge research and technology throughout your time in the program.
Pharmaceutical Sciences MS graduates pursue careers in industries such as biotechnology, biomedical, healthcare and pharmaceutical, or in government agencies. They also pursue research or careers in clinical sciences, drug analysis, drug design and development, and drug commercialization. Upon completion of your degree, you may choose to apply for a Pharmaceutical Sciences PhD.
The coursework is interdisciplinary and incorporates core courses in pharmaceutics, medicinal chemistry and pharmacodynamics. Electives are aligned with concentrations described below.