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Pharmaceutical Sciences - Cannabis Science and Medicine (online)

24 months
1240 USD/year
1240 USD/year
773 USD/year
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Through University of Colorado Denver's Master of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences - Cannabis Science and Medicine (online), you’ll gain a strong foundation in the pharmaceutical sciences while honing your expertise in cannabis pharmacology, therapeutics, and pharmaceutical principles of drug action and safety.


University of Colorado Denver's flexible, Master of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences - Cannabis Science and Medicine (online) degree program brings together students from around the world to learn from international experts on the scientific investigation, quality assurance, and clinical evaluation of cannabis-based products. With hands-on projects, innovative coursework, and engaging discussions, this graduate program will empower you to build a successful career in the emerging field of cannabis and other plant-based medicines.

The MS in Pharmaceutical Sciences is a two-year master’s degree that offers students the opportunity to train in the latest advances in pharmaceutical sciences and learn the cutting-edge approaches and techniques necessary for new drug development and application.

Career Outlook

Earning your pharmaceutical sciences master’s degree with a specialization in cannabis science and medicine can help you stand out in a competitive field and could potentially increase your job prospects. In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that pharmaceutical sciences jobs in the US and Colorado are expected to increase by 11.4% and 16.5%, respectively, through 2026 – much higher than the average for all occupations.

Our master’s program is designed to help scientists, pharmacists, physicians, and other healthcare professionals become leaders in the pharmaceutical sciences. Whether you’re interested in joining the pharmaceutical industry, exploring academic research, or enhancing your current health sciences background, our program can help you establish a successful career.

  • Pharmaceutical Sciences Job Titles
  • Pharmaceutical Scientist
  • Cannabis Laboratory Scientist
  • Clinical Researcher
  • Biochemist
  • Medicinal Plant Chemist
  • Biomedical Researcher
  • Research & Development Scientist
  • Regulatory Affairs Specialist
  • Pharmaceutical Sales Representative
  • Medical Scientist

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals of Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Ethical Issues in Toxicology & Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Applied Statistics for Pharmaceutical Sciences & Toxicology
  • Capstone in Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Molecular & Target Organ Toxicology
  • Development of Drugs & Biologics

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH



Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application fee: $100
  • Our Enrollment Navigators can answer any of your questions about tuition and financial aid, help you take care of the paperwork, and make sure you’re able to focus on reaching your goals.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1240 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1240 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    1240 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1240 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    773 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 773 USD per year during 24 months.


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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