Master of Science in Translational Pharmacology
The MS in Translational Pharmacology program is designed for recent graduates and professionals interested in a career in clinical and translational pharmacology, specializing in clinical trial design or preclinical toxicology and safety pharmacology studies.
This 30 - 36 credit program offers coursework in pharmacology, toxicology, and biostatistics, as well as training in the conduct of clinical trials. Students pursuing their master's in pharmacology 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.