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.
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- Introduction to Pharmacology
- Molecules and Medicine
- 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
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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- 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)
International1720 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 1720 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
National1720 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 1720 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
In-State683 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 683 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
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