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M.Sc. On Campus

Pharmaceutical Sciences

University of Wisconsin Madison

24 months
Duration
25548 USD/year
25548 USD/year
12220 USD/year
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About

The School of Pharmacy at the University of Wisconsin Madison offers professional Master of Science degrees in Pharmaceutical Sciences under the “named option” designation, through the Applied Drug Development option and the Psychoactive Pharmaceutical Investigation option.

Overview

The University of Wisconsin Madison offers this Pharmaceutical Sciences degree under the following named-option master’s degrees which provide students with knowledge and skills that are directly applicable to the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industries:

  • The Applied Drug Development named option allows students to earn their Master of Science degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences through coursework that explores various facets of the drug development process. 
  • The Psychoactive Pharmaceutical Investigation named option allows students to earn their Master of Science degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences through interdisciplinary coursework covering the discovery, development, and clinical application of psychoactive drugs as therapeutic agents.  

Learning Outcomes 

  • Demonstrate critical knowledge and in-depth understanding of principles in the student's area of expertise.
  • Identify important research questions, formulate testable hypotheses, and design experiments to test those hypotheses.
  • Conduct original research that contributes to the student's field of study.
  • Communicate scientific knowledge and research results effectively to a range of audiences.
  • Demonstrates breadth within their learning experiences.
  • Advances contributions of the field of study to society.
  • Apply ethical principles in conducting scientific research.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Pharmacokinetics
  • Natural Product Synthesis, Biosynthesis and Drug Discovery
  • Cellular Signal Transduction Mechanisms
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences Seminar
  • Current Trends in Drug Discovery and Development
  • Laboratory and Instrumentation Methods
  • Pharmaceutical Economics and Project Management

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students with undergraduate degrees in the physical or biological sciences, engineering, pharmacy, and related fields are encouraged to apply. 
  • Graduate School Application 
  • Personal Statement
  • Current CV/Resume
  • Transcripts
  • Three Letters of Recommendation
  • Application Fee
  • English proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25548 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25548 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    25548 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25548 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    12220 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12220 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Madison

1015 - 1752 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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