Academic Affairs

Master of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree with a minimum 3.0 GPA or equivalent (official transcript required)
  • Aptitude tests (official scores must be received from Educational Testing Services)
    • Test of English as Foreign Language (not required of anyone with a US bachelor's degree)
      • Computer Based Test (CBT): Minimum total score of 213 with minimum scaled score of 21 on each of the Listening and Structure/Writing sections
      • Internet Based Test (iBT): Minimum total score of 79 with minimum score of 21 on each of the Listening, Writing and Speaking sections
    • Graduate Record Examination (GRE). Each applicant is required to submit a GRE score
  • A personal statement indicating specific area of research interest and career goals
  • Three letters of recommendation evaluating the applicant's ability to complete the program successfully
  • International students must meet the 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
  • Meeting minimum admission requirements does not ensure admission