Prospective Students Application Deadline
No financial assistance and/or tuition waivers are available at
The applicant should submit the following for consideration of
admission to the Master's program:
I. Bachelor's degree in appropriate discipline with a minimum
GPA of 3.00 or equivalent (official transcript required).
Concurrent enrollment in the professional pharmacy program will be
eligible for admission.
II. Aptitude tests (official scores must be received from
Educational Testing Services, NJ):
a. Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) [not required
of anyone with a US Bachelor's degree]. Either (i.) or (ii.):
i. Computer Based Test (CBT): Minimum total score of 213 with
minimum scaled score of 21 on each of the Listening and
ii. Internet Based Test (iBT): Minimum total score of 79 with
minimum score of 21 on each of the Listening, Writing and Speaking
b. Graduate Record Examination (GRE). Each applicant is required
to submit a GRE score. The minimum GRE cutoff score for admission
for each year will be determined by the Research and Graduate
III. A brief resume.
IV. A personal statement indicating a specific area of research
interest and career goals.
V. Three letters of recommendation evaluating the applicant's
ability to complete the program successfully.
VI. International students must meet financial independence
criteria established by the University.
Each applicant is evaluated based on a comprehensive review of
undergraduate transcripts, statement of purpose, letters of
recommendation, previous research experience and GRE score.
International applicants will be interviewed over the telephone and
domestic candidates may be invited for a campus interview. Quality
publications or other scholarly experience, although not required,
serve to strengthen the application. For international students,
admission is valid subject to obtaining appropriate visa
credentials. Meeting minimum
admission requirements does not ensure