Biomedical Sciences, PhD

Complete all courses and requirements listed below unless otherwise indicated.


Qualifying examination
Annual review
Dissertation committee
Dissertation proposal
Dissertation defense

Required Course Work

Required Core
Complete 13–18 semester hours from the following:13-18
Concepts in Pharmaceutical Science
Pharmaceutical Biochemistry
Pharmaceutical Sciences Laboratory
Cellular Physiology
Drug Design, Evaluation, and Development
Experimental Design and Biostatistics
Human Physiology and Pathophysiology
Research Skills and Ethics
Ethics in Biological Research
Pharmaceutics Core
PMST 6252Pharmacokinetics and Drug Metabolism3
PMST 6250Advanced Physical Pharmacy2
PMST 6254Advanced Drug Delivery System3
Complete 7–12 semester hours from the following subject areas: PHSC, PMCL, PMST, BIOL, CHEM, NNMD, BIOT7-12

Seminar and Colloquium

Complete the following (repeatable) course twice:
PHSC 6300Pharmaceutical Science Seminar1
PHSC 6810Pharmaceutical Science Colloquium1

Research and Dissertation

Qualifying Exam
PHSC 8940Doctoral Training and Research1
Proposal Preparation
PHSC 9681Doctoral Proposal2
Complete the following (repeatable) course twice:
PHSC 9990Dissertation3

Program Credit/GPA Requirements

45 total semester hours required
Minimum 3.000 GPA required