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About

Illinois Institute of Technology’s Master of Pharmaceutical Engineering degree program—the first such program of its kind offered in the Chicago area—provides students with a strong foundation in pharmaceutical engineering, drug delivery, bioprocess engineering, and entrepreneurship/intellectual property management.

Overview

Students will also have the opportunity to select from elective courses covering topics including crystal growth, cardiovascular fluid mechanics, and nanoscale imaging.

Gain the knowledge and skills essential to be innovative, competent, contributing engineers in the pharmaceutical industry and to be prepared to meet the changing needs of the industry.

Learn how to design new medicinal drugs, evaluate existing drugs, and improve upon pharmaceutical manufacturing processes with our highly specialized master’s program.

Program Overview

Gain the skills needed to become innovative pharmaceutical engineers and develop solutions for dynamic challenges facing the industry. Learn how to design new medicinal drugs, evaluate existing drugs, and improve upon pharmaceutical manufacturing processes with our highly specialized master’s program.

Career Opportunities

Our graduate Pharmaceutical Engineering degree program at the Illinois Institute of Technology will prepare you for such careers as:

  • Industrial engineer
  • Product development engineer
  • Pharmaceutical project manager

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Pharmaceutical Engineering 
  • Drug Delivery 
  • Bioprocess Engineering 
  • Entrepreneurship and Intellectual Property Management 
  • Statistical Tools for Engineers 
  • Statistical Quality and Process Control 
  • Metabolic Engineering 
  • Biomaterials
  • Advanced Transport

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 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

  • Illinois Tech requires a four-year bachelor’s degree conferred with a minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0/4.0 (or its equivalent) from an accredited institution for regular admission.
  • Academic requirements: GPA of at least 3.0.
  • GMAT or GRE is required: GRE/GMAT is required, apart from Master of Public Administration. Check out the GRE requirements per department @ admissions.iit.edu/graduate/apply/gre-requirements
  • Personal Statement required
  • Letter of Recommendation is suggested, but not required

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29628 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29628 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    29628 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29628 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 USD /month
Living costs

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

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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