Curriculum

PharmD/MS in Pharmaceutical Sciences

Curriculum

Below is a curriculum example for the pharmacology track, view the MSPS curriculum for course listings in all five tracks. Curriculum for the dual degree is worked out on an individual basis.

First Graduate Year

Fall Courses
PHSC 512 - Fundamentals of Cellular Pharmacology
PHSC 526 - Protein Analysis and Bioassays
PHSC 534 - M.S. Seminar I

Spring Courses
PHSC 592 - Adv Cellular and Molecular Pharm.
PHSC 508 - Product and Process Validation
PHSC 574 - Graduate Biopharmaceutics
PHSC 536 - M.S. Seminar II

First Professional Year

P-1 Fall Semester
PHAR 302 - Anatomy and Physiology
PHAR 304 - Biochemistry
PHAR 312 - Medical Microbiology
PHAR 301 - Pharmaceutical Calculations
PHAR 305 - Pharmacy in the US Healthcare Systems
PHAR 309 - Drug Information
PHAR 331 - Pharmaceutical Care Skills Lab

P-1 Spring Semester
PHAR 306 - Anatomy and Physiology
PHAR 303 - Patient Counseling and Professional Communication
PHAR 310 - Immunology
PHAR 308 - Clinical Biochemistry
PHAR 307 - Pharmacy Marketing and Management
PHAR 332 - Pharmaceutical Care Skills Lab

P-1 Summer Semester (One Month)
PHAR 505 - Early Practice Experience I

Second Professional Year

P-2 Fall Semester
PHAR 412/417 - Pharmacology and Medicinal Chemistry I & II
PHAR 408 - Biology of Disease
PHAR 404 - Pharmaceutics I
PHSC 510 - Graduate Pharmacokinetics
PHSC 590 - Adv. Pharmacology and Toxicology

P-2 Spring Semester
PHAR 421/423 - Pharmacology and Medicinal Chemistry III & IV
PHAR 406 - Pharmaceutics II w/Lab
PHAR 403 - Financial Management and Pharmacoeconomics
PHAR 405 - Nonprescription Drug Therapy

P-2 Summer Semester (One Month)
PHAR 507 - Early Practice Experience II

Third Professional Year

P-3 Fall Semester
PHAR 501 - Therapeutics I
PHAR 503 - Therapeutics II
PHAR 528 - Experimental Design and Biostatistics
PHAR 511 - Jurisprudence
PHAR 508 - Top 300 Examination
PHAR 5XX - PharmD/PHSC Electives
PHSC 610 - Research Project I

P-3 Spring Semester
PHAR 545 - Therapeutics III
PHAR 547 - Therapeutics IV
PHAR 509 - Therapeutic Drug Monitoring
PHAR 544 - Intro to Clinical Res. Design and Lit. Eval.
PHAR 519 - Physical Assessment
PHAR 5XX - PharmD/PHSC Electives

Fourth Professional Year

P-4 Summer, Fall and Spring Semesters
PHAR 6XX - Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences (nine one-month rotations)
PHAR 699 - Professional Presentation Seminar
PHSC 620 - Research Project II (Can count as one Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience)