24
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Wayne State University / Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences is located in Detroit, MI, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Pharmacology and toxicology
Master of Science (MS) Medicinal chemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Medicinal chemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Pharmacology and toxicology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Pharmaceutics Medicinal chemistry
Master of Science (MS) Pharmaceutics

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 7
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

119
Applied
11
Accepted
7
Enrolled
9%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree; adequate background in biology, physics, calculus, and chemistry; three letters of recommendation; personal statement
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Bachelor's or master's degree in one of the behavioral, biological, pharmaceutical or physical sciences; three letters of recommendation
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 7
TWE: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

24
Total Graduate Students
4%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
95%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 20%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (25%)
Female (75%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Design of new anthracyclines, genetic and epigenetic effects of extracellular inducers, cellular injury and cell death, drug metabolism and nutrition, anti-infective agents, carcinogenesis, diabetes research, Thera gnostic nanomedicines, neurotoxicity, drug discovery, insulin resistance
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 656 West Kirby Street
Detroit, MI  48202
United States
Contact Dr. George Corcoran
Chair and Professor
Email: corcoran@wayne.edu
Phone: 313-577-1737