M.S. in Pharmaceutical Chemistry

The Master of Science in Pharmaceutical Chemistry provides advanced graduate training in the pharmaceutical and health sciences. The program provides professional training in quantitative methods that prepares graduates for careers in the medical, pharmaceutical, environmental, and biotechnology industries.

The M.S. in Pharmaceutical Chemistry requires 30 credits and includes 15 credit hours of core technical courses and 15 credit hours of technical electives. Co-op work experience and independent research may be used in place of certain technical electives, pending advisor approval.

Required Core Courses
BIOL 605Prin of Bioscience Processing3
CHEM 605Advanced Organic Chemistry I: Structure3
CHEM 673Biochemistry3
CHEM 714Pharmaceutical Analysis3
CHEM 777Principles Pharm Chemistry3
Select five of the following:3
App Bioproc & Immun Based Ther
Graduate Co-Op Work Exper I
Advanced Inorganic Chemistry
Advanced Physical Chemistry
Instrumental Analysis Laboratory
Integrated Drug Dev & Discover
Drug Delivery Systems
Applications of Computational Chemistry and Molecular Modeling
Nanomaterials
Toxicology
Introduction to Biostatistics
Methods for Statistical Consulting
Pharmaceutical Engineering Fundamentals I
Principles of Pharmaceutical Engineering
Validation and Regulatory Issues in the Pharmaceutical Industry
Principles of Pharmacokinetics and Drug Delivery
Concepts in Pharm Drug Dev
Chem Struct Determin
RBHS course - PATH N5209 Business of Science: Drug Development from Molecules to Medicines
RBHS course - PHPY N5021 Fundamentals of Pharmacology
Total Credits18

M.S. in Pharmaceutical Chemistry PSM (Professional Science Master's) Biotechnology Option

This program option is affiliated with the National PSM Office. The objective of the option is to create leaders with strong communication and management skills in addition to strong technical knowledge in biotechnology in order to meet the needs of the rapidly changing biopharmaceutical industry. This option is designed for working professionals or students who already have acquired some professional experience.

This option requires 30 credits and includes 15 credit hours of core technical courses, 9 credit hours of professional courses (technical and professional communications, project management, intellectual property, or organizational behavior), 3 credit hours of co-op internship, and 3 credit hours of a technical elective.

Required Core Courses
BIOL 605Prin of Bioscience Processing3
BIOL 606App Bioproc & Immun Based Ther3
CHEM 605Advanced Organic Chemistry I: Structure3
CHEM 673Biochemistry3
CHEM 777Principles Pharm Chemistry3
Required Professional Courses
Select three of the following:9
Legal, Ethical and Intellectual Property Issues for Engineering Managers
Organizational Behavior
Global Project Management
Advanced Professional and Technical Communication
Required Experiential Capstone
CHEM 590Graduate Co-Op Work Exper I3
Elective Courses
Select one of the following:3
Advanced Physical Chemistry
Instrumental Analysis Laboratory
Masters Project
Pharmaceutical Analysis
Integrated Drug Dev & Discover
Drug Delivery Systems
Applications of Computational Chemistry and Molecular Modeling
Nanomaterials
Toxicology
Introduction to Biostatistics
Biotechnology-Biopharmaceutical, Processes and Products
Bioseparation Processes
Pharmaceutical Engineering Fundamentals I
Principles of Pharmaceutical Engineering
Validation and Regulatory Issues in the Pharmaceutical Industry
Principles of Pharmacokinetics and Drug Delivery
Concepts in Pharm Drug Dev
Chem Struct Determin
RBHS course - PATH N5209 Business of Science:Drug Dev from Molecules to Medicine
RBHS course - PHPY N5021 Fundamentals of Pharmacology
Total Credits30