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Graduate Programs

Learn about the graduate programs offered by KU School of Pharmacy.

Medicinal Chemistry

The Department of Medicinal Chemistry offers Master of Science (M.S.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degrees. Our world-class researchers cover a broad range of scientific interests, including synthetic and medicinal chemistry, biochemistry and peptide chemistry, and natural products chemistry.

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Pharmacology & Toxicology

The Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology offers Master of Science (M.S.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degrees. Ph.D. students are prepared to teach and perform research at a university, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, or government laboratory setting.

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Pharmaceutical Chemistry

The Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry offers Master of Science (M.S.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degrees. Students receive a strong background in the physical and chemical sciences as they relate to pharmaceutical research through a comprehensive set of coursework.

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Pharmacy Practice

The Department of Pharmacy Practice offers a Master of Science (M.S.) degree and residency programs. Faculty members teach students in the Pharm.D. Program and serve as mentors for the residents. They train students to be well-rounded pharmacists, regardless of their work setting. Our faculty specialize in a wide variety of areas including ambulatory care, cardiology, drug information, diabetes care, geriatrics, oncology and more.

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The multidisciplinary Graduate Program in Neurosciences offers students broadly based training in neuroscience and advanced training in specialized research areas per student.

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