The goals of the graduate program in pharmaceutical sciences are to provide the best training for students interested in pursuing careers in biopharmaceutical drug development; conduct high-quality research relevant to pharmaceutical biotechnology; offer innovative educational programs; and to support the biopharmaceutical industry, especially in Colorado.
There are several distinctive features available to students in the training program: access to a wide range of researchers and research equipment; cross-training with chemical engineers; essential non-scientific training in regulatory affairs, business topics and pharmacoeconomics; experience with real world compounds and research and development problems; and interaction with industry scientists.
Graduates of the program have advanced into successful careers. Since 2003, the program has graduated over 20 PhD students; most of whom have gone onto senior scientist positions in the pharmaceutical industry or in academia.
The average time to earn a PhD from the program is 5.5 years.
Requirements for admission to the graduate program in pharmaceutical sciences.
Admission to the program includes financial support via a stipend awarded on a 12-month basis.
Frequently asked questions about the PhD in pharmaceutical sciences.
Contact information for the PhD program in pharmaceutical sciences.