Pharmacology, M.Sc. | Upstate Medical University SUNY | Syracuse, United States
12 months
23100 USD/year
23100 USD/year
11310 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Current research in the Department of Pharmacology at Upstate Medical University SUNY focuses on cancer biology, leukemia, drug discovery and delivery, structure-based drug design, cell signaling, cardiovascular electrophysiology and disease, neurodegeneration, and stem cells.


This work is supported by extramural funding, particularly from NIH. 

Key Features 

  • To continue this excellent tradition in research and teaching and to keep pace with changes in Pharmacology, our department at Upstate Medical University SUNY is enhancing its research strengths and expanding into new research areas.
  • Pharmacology is the science of cellular and molecular biology, physiology and disease, in relation to drug action. It is central to the translation of basic research into medicines.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Principles of Biostatistics 
  • Principles of Pharmacology 
  • Pharmacology Seminar 
  • Methods of Pharamcology Research
  • Cardiovascular Physiology and Pharmacology 
  • Apoptosis and Cancer Pharamcology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or its equivalent.
  • Official Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores recommended but not required.
  • The average GPA for the incoming Fall 2020 class is 3.5 and the average cumulative GRE is 313; however, we holistically review applications with a wide range of scores and GPAs.
  • Transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate schools attended.
  • Three original letters of recommendation from people familiar with your academic record and potential for investigative research. Applicants will submit their reference's information when filling out their application for admission. Upon submission of the application, the references will receive instructions on how to submit them through MyUpstate.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11550 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    23100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11550 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11310 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5655 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Syracuse

935 - 1370 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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