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Program Details

The Master of Science degree program in Drug Discovery and Development offers you the opportunity to understand, evaluate and engage with the entire process of drug discovery and development. This unique program provides the rigorous scientific and technical training necessary to succeed in the complex and multidisciplinary field of drug discovery, and facilitates a smooth transition to an enduring and productive career with a biotechnology firm, pharmaceutical company, contract research or nonprofit organization or an academic institution.  Advanced electives that let you customize the program and focus on one or more areas of particular interest such as New Product Development, Clinical Research, Epidemiology, Regulatory Affairs, Technology Transfer, Pharmaceutical Law or Strategic Planning.


Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution or international, with 3.0 GPA (cumulative) or higher. Official transcripts. 3 professional letters of recommendation. Essay. Resume. Total program credits range from 33 - 35 due to differing concentration course requirements.

Accreditation & Licensing

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) of the America Medical Association (AMA) and the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC).


Not approved for residents in: Wisconsin.