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Western University of Health Sciences

Program in Pharmaceutical Sciences

Pomona, CA

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Overview

Western University of Health Sciences / Program in Pharmaceutical Sciences is located in Pomona, CA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Pharmaceutical sciences

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

42
Applied
9
Accepted
5
Enrolled
21%

Applying

40
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 1st April 1st No
Spring deadline September 1st September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum overall GPA of 2.5; BS in pharmacy, chemistry, biology or related scientific area; 3 letters of recommendation; curriculum vitae

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 89
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$31,310
Tuition & Fees
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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 2
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

18
Total Graduate Students
38%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 16.67%
Black or African American 5.56%
White or Caucasian 11%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 16.67%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 11.11%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (33%)
Female (66%)

Faculty

13
Total faculty
Full-time - 13
Part-time - 0
Male (9)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Reversible lipidization of proteins and peptides. Oral delivery of protein and peptide drugs. Bioconjugation chemistry. Fusion protein design and expression. Prodrug design and synthesis. Analytical assay development and validation. Pre-clinical pharmacokinetics and drug metabolism. Nanoparticle and liposome formulation development.
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 309 East Second Street
Pomona, CA  91766-1854
United States
Contact Jeffrey Wang
Chair
Email: jwang@westernu.edu
Phone: 909-469-5413

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