M.Sc. On Campus

Pharmaceutical Sciences

Thomas Jefferson University

24 months
1110 USD/credit 33300 USD/year
1110 USD/credit 33300 USD/year
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Graduates of the MS in Pharmaceutical Sciences at Thomas Jefferson University will demonstrate expertise in the design and application of research methodologies to meet the needs of the evolving biomedical and pharmaceutical industries and academic laboratories.


The Pharmaceutical Sciences curriculum from Thomas Jefferson University provides instruction in all phases of the drug and biologic development process including preclinical drug discovery and development (computational design and synthesis of new molecular entities and molecular characterization), screening and formulation, analytical support for clinical trials, health care pharmacogenomics profiling, metabolite analysis, pharmacokinetic characterization and pharmacodynamics.

Key Features 

  • The program is part of the Jefferson College of Pharmacy (JCP) and offered in collaboration with Jefferson College of Life Sciences. 
  • The program may be completed on either a full-time or part-time course of study and students enrolling in this 34 credit MS program may select either a thesis or non-thesis track.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Topics in Biomedical Chemistry
  • Biostatistical Methods of Data Analysis
  • MS Basic Sciences Seminar
  • General Pharmacology
  • Master's Research

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Rolling admissions: All semesters 




60 SCH


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Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts: Submit official undergraduate and graduate transcripts from all regionally accredited institutions you have attended and/or from which you earned credit. Official transcripts can be sent electronically by the institution to or mailed to the address above.
  • Personal Statement: Submit a statement of purpose outlining your interest in the program, how the course of study relates to your desired career path, and your academic and job-related experiences that are relevant to the program.
  • Letters of Recommendation: Submit two letters of reference that provide insight into your academic competence. References from college or university faculty members are recommended. You may request recommendations through your MyJefferson account.
  • Résumé: A current professional résumé is required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33300 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1110 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    33300 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1110 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Philadelphia

1313 - 2284 USD /month
Living costs

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


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