75
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of Pittsburgh / Graduate Programs in Pharmaceutical Sciences is located in Pittsburgh, PA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Pharmaceutical sciences Pharmaceutics
Master of Science (MS) Pharmaceutical sciences Biochemical pharmacology
Master of Science (MS) Pharmaceutical sciences Pharmaceutical outcomes and policy research
Master of Science (MS) Pharmaceutical sciences Clinical pharmaceutical scientist
Master of Science (MS) Pharmaceutical sciences Medicinal chemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Pharmaceutical sciences Pharmaceutics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Pharmaceutical sciences Biochemical pharmacology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Pharmaceutical sciences Pharmaceutical outcomes and policy research
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Pharmaceutical sciences Clinical pharmaceutical scientist
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Pharmaceutical sciences Medicinal chemistry

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 6
Doctoral Degrees 7

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
34 credits (for non-thesis), 30 credits (for thesis)
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
72 credits

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

166
Applied
38
Accepted
25
Enrolled
23%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 5th January 5th No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree, research experience
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 100
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

75
Total Graduate Students
2%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
97%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 1.33%
White or Caucasian 14%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.33%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (45%)
Female (54%)

Faculty

57
Total faculty
Full-time (55)
Part-time (2)
Male (29)
Female (28)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Comparative effectiveness and outcomes; pharmacogenomics in drug response; chemogenomics; drug delivery systems for HIV prevention; small molecular design/development; cell instructive biomaterials for regenerative therapy
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
5,765,451

Location & Contact

Address 3501 Terrace Street
Pittsburgh, PA  15261
United States
Contact Dr. Patricia Dowley Kroboth
Dean
Email: pkroboth@pitt.edu
Phone: 412-624-2400
Fax: 412-648-1086