Doctoral education in Pharmaceutical Sciences is focused on solving problems arising in the field of pharmaceutical sciences. The program focuses on the formulation, synthesis, manufacture, development, stability, biophysical analysis, characterization, delivery, and biodistribution of small molecules and biopharmaceutical agents. The goals of the graduate program are to provide research training for students interested in pursuing careers in drug and biopharmaceutical discovery, development, and/or clinical optimization. Representative research areas can be found online.
In addition, the program has a distinct emphasis area in pharmaceutical outcomes research (POR). View information on POR.