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Pharmacology

The University of Vermont

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
1720 USD/credit
1720 USD/credit
683 USD/credit
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Tuition fee
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About

The Pharmacology degree at the University of Vermont offers thesis-based and non-thesis Master of Science degrees. 

Overview

The thesis-based M.S. degree in Pharmacology degree at the University of Vermont is a course and research based program, with 24 credits in coursework, and 6 credits of research. A thesis is written and there is a defense. 

A non-thesis M.S. degree requires 30 credits in coursework, but does not require a thesis or thesis defense. Research interests in the Department of Pharmacology are diverse, with special emphasis on cardiovascular and cerebrovascular pharmacology, physiology, neurovascular coupling, signal transduction, and medicinal chemistry/cancer chemotherapy.

Career Options in Pharmacology

In today's competitive job market, it is essential to choose the appropriate training for your future goals. Graduate degrees in Pharmacology will prepare you for a broad range of careers including positions at biotechnology companies, pharmaceutical companies, research institutes, research universities, and government agencies, such as the NIH, Food and Drug Administration and Environmental Protection Agency. The advantage of a pharmacology program over basic biological sciences is the emphasis on drug interactions with cellular mechanisms. Thus, students gain an appreciation for scientific applications in a clinical setting, which is a desired trait for potential candidates in pharmaceutical companies and is helpful in obtaining funding for biomedical research proposals.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Pharmacology 
  • Molecules and Medicine
  • Toxicology 
  • Topics in Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology 
  • Advanced Pharmacology Research 
  • Summer Medical Pharmacology 
  • Pharmacological Techniques 
  • Milestones in Pharmacology 
  • Special Topics 
  • Readings in Pharmacology Seminar 
  • Master's Thesis Research 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 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.
3

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.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Contact information for all three people who will provide letters of recommendation (information is submitted in the application)
  • One official transcript from each institution you have attended, including the one you currently attend
  • Writing Sample (where required)
  • Test Scores (where required)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1720 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1720 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1720 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1720 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    683 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 683 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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