University of Pittsburgh

School of Pharmacy

Pharmaceutical Sciences


4200 Fifth Ave

Pittsburgh, PA 15260

United States


1-412- 624-9300

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Pharmaceutical Sciences

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The PhD program in Pharmaceutical Sciences trains you to do research in the areas of drug discovery, drug design, drug delivery, and drug disposition and response. You will learn how drugs are developed,how to study the effects of drugs/medications on targets (molecular, cellular, individual organisms, populations), and how to optimize drug therapy to maximize therapeutic outcomes. If you are interested in pursuing health- and medication-related research, this is the program for you.


Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: To determine eligiblity for federal student aid, students should begin by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Federal School Code: 00337900

Locale: Large City

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