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Pharmaceutical Sciences and Drug Design

The University of Montana

24 months
Duration
15254 USD/year
15254 USD/year
4452 USD/year
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About

The Pharmaceutical Sciences and Drug Design program of The University of Montana provides advanced training in the pharmaceutical and biomedical sciences and prepare them for career opportunities in academia, pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, and governmental agencies. 

Overview

Overview

The program is aimed at designing effective new drug therapies while minimizing adverse effects. Students in the Pharmaceutical Sciences and Drug Design program of The University of Montana will receive didactic and laboratory training in the design and development of pharmacological compounds including the disciplines of molecular and cellular pharmacology and pharmacodynamics (drug target and biomarker discovery), medicinal chemistry (drug design and synthesis), pharmacokinetics (drug absorption, distribution, metabolism, and elimination), pharmaceutics (drug delivery and formulation), and toxicology (drug-induced toxicity). Research in the program includes a diverse range of therapeutic areas including cancer, cardiovascular, dermatological, immune-mediated, and neurological diseases.

Research opportunities 

The Graduate Program is highly collaborative within the broader University of Montana research community with diverse opportunities for study and research at the interface of chemistry, biochemistry, cell biology, and genetics with emphases on issues of pharmaceutical and biomedical importance. Faculty in the program are also closely aligned with several multidisciplinary research Centers at the University of Montana including the Center for Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics, the Center for Environmental Health Sciences, and the Center for Structural for Functional Neuroscience.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Molecular Pharmacology
  • Medicinal Chemistry I – Drug Design, Development and Discovery
  • Advanced Pharmacokinetics
  • Biomedical Research Ethics
  • Biomedical Statistics
  • Professional Development

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Students are encouraged to apply to the Graduate School no later than December 1st of the year in which they desire admission.

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online Application
  • $60.00 US application fee (paid online with the application)
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and/or universities attended
  • Personal statement
  • Official General GRE scores (and TOEFL if international applicant) sent from ETS
  • A minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15254 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15254 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    15254 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15254 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    4452 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4452 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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