M.Sc. On Campus

Pharmaceutical Sciences

University of Pittsburgh

12 months
30162 USD/year
30162 USD/year
28278 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The School of Pharmacy offers training at the graduate level to unique, highly motivated individuals. We offer a master degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh. 


Our mission is to train the next generation of leaders and decision makers seeking to improve the health of the community through outstanding basic and clinical research. 

At the University of Pittsburgh we offer a master degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences. Major strengths include highly accomplished, well funded research faculty, multidisciplinary training opportunities, and cutting edge technologies.


There are six tracks that students may select to specialize their education within the MS Thesis program.

  • Clinical Pharmaceutical Scientist
  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Pharmaceutics
  • Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy Research
  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmacometrics and Systems Pharmacology (PSP)

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Statistics 
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences Seminar
  • Pharmacology and Therapeutics
  • Research Practicum
  • Pharmaceutical Analysis
  • Foundations in Pharmaceutical Sciences

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed application is required for all students to be considered. Applications must be submitted by January 6th to be considered for the Fall semester. 
  • Applications are reviewed on a first-come, first-served basis so it is wise to apply as early as possible. We recommend students mention faculty members whose work interests them. 
  • These or similar faculty review the applications, and offer interviews to qualified students. Students with a faculty sponsor (i.e., a faculty member who expresses interest in recruiting the student to their laboratory) are given priority. Following the interview, a final selection is made, and students notified of their acceptance.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30162 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30162 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    30162 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30162 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    28278 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28278 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Pittsburgh

1148 - 1944 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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