Pharmaceutical Sciences, M.Sc. | Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences | New York City, United States
24 months
1420 USD/credit 23430 USD/year
1420 USD/credit 23430 USD/year
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The M.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences is a 33 credit, two year degree program from Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences that provides foundational coursework in the areas of pharmacology, medicinal chemistry, pharmaceutics, toxicology, and pharmacokinetics.


The Pharmaceutical Sciences program at Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences includes a variety of required and elective courses that allow students to achieve individual academic goals, in the context of either a thesis or non-thesis option.

Key Features 

  • Thesis students must complete 23 credits of coursework, 8 credits of thesis research, and a 2 credit research rotation, in addition to writing and defending a thesis. This path is ideal for those interested in working as research scientists or pursuing Ph.D. or M.D. degrees.
  • The non-thesis option is geared toward those individuals who would like to accelerate their careers in industry but who are not necessarily interested in performing research themselves. Non-thesis students must take 30 credits of coursework and complete a 3 credit capstone writing project.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Foundations of Pharmaceutical Sciences 
  • Pharmacological Regulation of Signal Transduction 
  • Drug Delivery Principles 
  • Ethics in Research 
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences 
  • Journal Club 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


33 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

Completed and officially submitted application containing:

  • Names and contact information of two faculty or professional references.
  • Personal essay describing your interest in the specific master's degree program at ACPHS.
  • Current resume or curriculum vitae (CV).
  • All transcripts must be submitted directly to PharmGrad and should list "PharmGrad Transcript Processing Center" as the recipient. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23430 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1420 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    23430 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1420 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 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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