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University of Colorado Denver

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PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences

Mission and Goals


The objective of the Pharmaceutical Sciences graduate program is to educate pre-doctoral students to develop independent research careers in pharmaceutical sciences with a basic, clinical or pharmaceutical outcomes emphasis. Upon completion of the graduate program, students will receive a PhD degree and utilize their training in academia, industry or government. The learning objectives for the graduate program are:
 

  1. Demonstrate a basic knowledge of central concepts in the biomedical sciences.
  2. Understand the current concepts in basic and clinical pharmaceutical sciences, and in pharmaceutical outcomes research.
  3. Read and critically evaluate the scientific literature.
  4. Formulate hypotheses based on current concepts in the field and design, conduct, and interpret their own research projects.
  5. Present research results in peer-reviewed publications and in a dissertation.
  6. Communicate research results effectively through oral presentations at scientific seminars, conferences, and other venues.