Master of Science in Pharmacology
The MS in Pharmacology program is designed for recent graduates and professionals interested in a career in clinical pharmacology, specializing in clinical trials. This 30 - 36 credit program offers coursework in pharmacology, toxicology, and biostatistics, as well as training in the conduct of clinical trials. Students complete a culminating experience through a practicum or research study with a partnering clinical research site. Graduates holding a doctorate (MD, DO, PharmD, PhD, etc.) may seek careers as clinical investigators, research scientists, or medical affairs specialists in the pharmaceutical industry, clinical research organizations, or academic medical centers. Graduates at the master's level may find rewarding clinical research career opportunities in clinical trials administration, project management, quality assurance, and pharmaceutical sales. This program is appropriate for pharmacists, physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, other healthcare practitioners, as well as those having completed a B.S. or graduate degree in the pharmaceutical sciences or other bioscience-related field.