Mercer University

College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmaceutical Sciences


PO Box 2140

AACC Bldg, Ste 335

Atlanta, GA 30303

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmaceutical Sciences

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The graduate program leading to the Ph.D. degree in pharmaceutical sciences is designed for students seeking teaching and research careers in academic institutions, the pharmaceutical industry and other health-related agencies. An interdisciplinary approach prepares graduates to perform independent research, to encourage scholarly development and to acquire teaching skills. Areas of specialization include pharmacology, pharmaceutics, toxicology, and medicinal chemistry.

Applicants for the Ph.D. program must hold either a Bachelor of Science degree, a Doctor of Pharmacy degree, or its equivalent from an accredited college or university. Application is made through the School's Pharmaceutical Sciences Department.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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