12 months
33600 USD/year
33600 USD/year
13400 USD/year
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The Pharmaceutical Sciences - Non-Thesis program from University of Arizona has courses of study leading to Master of Science degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences (MSPS).  No thesis is required, but students must complete coursework with appropriate grades and GPA, participate in seminar and give a presentation in their final semester.

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Key Features

The goal of the Pharmaceutical Sciences - Non-Thesis program from University of Arizona is to provide students with a broad background of courses in a variety of areas in Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacology & Toxicology.  Students will take courses in the areas of Drug Discovery & Development, Pharmacology & Toxicology, Pharmaceutics, and Health & Pharmaceutical Outcomes.  

The program is ideal for students pursuing advancement in their careers or exploring future academic opportunities in the health sciences.  

Those interested in the Ph.D. programs in the College of Pharmacy will have an opportunity to pursue optional research in the summer and apply to the program in the fall of their second year.  Courses taken in the MS program can be transferred to a PhD degree. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Pharmacology, Drug Discovery & Pharmaceutics 
  • Pharmaceutics 
  • Topics in Drug Discovery  
  • Seminar  
  • Cellular Communications & Signal Transduction 
  • Pharmaceutical Solids, Nanotechnology and Solid-State Particle Engineering Design in Drug Delivery  
  • Principles in Drug Discovery, Design, and Development 
  • General and Systems Toxicology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • GPA 3.0 or higher
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Statement of purpose
  • Official Transcripts
  • Bachelor’s degree in chemistry, biology, biochemistry or pharmacy with adequate preparation in mathematics. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33600 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    33600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33600 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    13400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13400 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Tucson

830 - 1140 USD /month
Living costs

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


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