Joint PharmD/MS Degree Requirements

The MS degree is earned while studying for the PharmD degree and includes a minimum of 46 credits, 30 of which are unique to the MS degree.  Tuition is based on the cost per credit rates set forth by the School of Pharmacy. The courses required for successful completion of the MS degree are listed below in the following table:

Course Number Course Name Credits
PHRM 560 Biomedical Sciences: Biochemistry 5
PHRM 562 Pharmaceutical Sciences: Pharmacodynamics/Pharmacokinetics Interface 2.5
PHRM 585 Pharmaceutical Sciences: Pharmacokinetics 2.5

PHRM 711

or 713

(711) Self-Study APPE: Review/Experiences

(713) APPE:  Research Experience

PHRM 801 Research Elective 23.0
PHRM 802 Advanced Topics in Pharmaceutical Science 1.0
PHRM 800 Research Seminar 2.0
PHRM 803 Scientific Communication I 1.0
PHRM 804 Scientific Communication II 1.0
PHRM 805 Thesis I 1.0
PHRM 806 Thesis II 1.0

Cost for MS portion of degree

Students will pay tuition of $929/credit (with a maximum of 3% tuition increase per year) for the 30 credits of the MS portion of the degree.

Total cost for MS portion of degree $27,870 (cost may increase due to tuition increase per year).