M.Sc. On Campus


Creighton University

24 months
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Gain the knowledge and laboratory skills you need to effectively study drugs, research how they react with the human body and analyze how they impact complex systems through Creighton University’s Master of Science in Pharmacology program. 


In order to gain a comprehensive understanding of the mechanisms of drugs, this Pharmacology program at Creighton University will also equip you with the knowledge of physiology on the systems, molecular, and genetic levels.In as little as two years, you can be prepared for a career as an educator in pharmacology, research scientist, medical liaison or a number of other professions within the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries. Alternatively, a master’s in pharmacology is an excellent method to improve your preparedness for the pursuit of an M.D. or Ph.D.

Your research passions are our priority

Our faculty reflect the complex scope of modern pharmacological research as they apply methods of systems and cell physiology, neuroscience, biochemistry, genetics, and cellular and molecular biology to better understand drug action. Their research includes diverse topics such as:

  • G protein-coupled receptor signal transduction and regulation
  • Control of neurotransmitter release
  • Ion channel modulation and metabolism
  • Molecular pharmacology of excitatory neurotransmission
  • Environmental contributions to neuroplasticity and development
  • Cardiovascular and CNS drug discovery

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Medical Pharmacology 
  • Receptor and Molecular Pharmacology
  • Special Topics in Pharmacology (Biostatistics)
  • Responsible Conduct of Research

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed application & $50 application fee
  • Bachelor’s degree with 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Must include coursework in biology, general chemistry, organic chemistry, biochemistry, and mathematics. Deficiencies may be made up in the graduate program
  • Official transcripts from all educational institutions attended
  • Personal statement. See application for specific requirements
  • Three letters of recommendation from persons other than friends or family members who can speak to your performance in an academic or professional setting
  • Graduate Record Exam (GRE) score.

Tuition Fee

Tuition is waived for students accepted into Creighton’s Pharmacology and Neuroscience master’s program.

Living costs for Omaha

985 - 1520 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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