Biomedical Nanotechnology, MS

This Master of Science program in biomedical nanotechnology incorporates aspects of the pharmaceutical sciences curriculum with courses in nanotechnology, entrepreneurship, and law. The combination of these fields results in a unique curriculum that offers students an opportunity to obtain skills not only in the relevant science but also in leadership, business, and intellectual property law. Furthermore, the program directly addresses a core mission of the university: the provision of practice-oriented educational programs in major scientific disciplines.

Prerequisites: calculus, organic chemistry, biochemistry, and physiology.

Complete all courses and requirements listed below unless otherwise indicated.

Core Requirements

A grade of C– or higher is required in each course.

CHME 5699Special Topics in Chemical Engineering4
or PMST 6252 Pharmacokinetics and Drug Metabolism
PHSC 5100Concepts in Pharmaceutical Science2
PHSC 5300Pharmaceutical Biochemistry2
PHSC 5305Professional Development for Pharmaceutical Sciences1
PHSC 6212Research Skills and Ethics1
or BIOL 6381 Ethics in Biological Research
PHSC 6300Pharmaceutical Science Seminar1
PHSC 7010Pharmaceutical Sciences Laboratory4
PMST 6254Advanced Drug Delivery System3
NNMD 5270Introduction to Nanomedicine3
NNMD 5470Nano/Biomedical Commercialization: Concept to Market3
Business and Enterprise
ENTR 6200Enterprise Growth and Innovation3
ENTR 6212Business Planning for New Ventures3
LS 6101Introduction to Legal Studies 1: Law and Legal Reasoning3
Research and Internship
Complete 2 semester hours from the following repeatable courses:2
Directed Study
Pharmaceutical Science Internship
Pharmaceutical Science Research

Program Credit/GPA Requirements

34 total semester hours required
Minimum 3.000 GPA required