Pharmacology, M.Sc. | Wayne State University | Detroit, United States
24 months
1732 USD/credit 29444 USD/year
1732 USD/credit 29444 USD/year
917 USD/credit 15589 USD/year
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Pharmacology from Wayne State University is designed to provide a basic framework for becoming a successful scientist (e.g., training in lab biosafety, responsible conduct of research, communication of research findings, and statistics).


Pharmacology from Wayne State University helps students gain a solid foundation in pharmacological and toxicological sciences, while empowering each student to pursue more in-depth studies in one of several areas, such as biomedical pharmacology, pharmacogenomics and genetics, or toxicology and epidemiology.  


The program is to offer a highly flexible educational experience that can prepare post-baccalaureate students for competitive jobs in the private sector, academia, or governmental agencies, or to matriculate into terminal degree (e.g., Ph.D., MD) programs, if they so choose.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Drugs and the Addictive Process
  • Biostatistics
  • Molecular Biology and Genetics
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Scientific Communication
  • Pharmaceutical Waste: Environmental Impact and Management
  • Principles of Toxicology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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34 SCH


On Campus

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor's degree or equivalent is required, with a major in biological, chemical, physical, or computer science. An overall GPA of 3.0 is strongly preferred. 
  • Electronic application
  • A personal statement that includes applicant research experience, current research interests, plans after graduate school and the reasons for choosing the Department of Pharmacology at Wayne State.
  • Three letters of recommendation from persons able to judge the applicant's potential in graduate school.
  • Official copies of all academic transcripts.
  • Official copies of scores from the TOEFL (institutional code:1898). Minimal TOEFL scores are 600, 250 and 100 for the paper-, computer- and internet-based tests, respectively.
  • 1 copy each of international application materials as indicated.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29444 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1732 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    29444 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1732 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    15589 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 917 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Detroit

1050 - 1770 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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