Program Description

The graduate program in Pharmaceutical Sciences encompasses a multidisciplinary approach to graduate training, culminating in the M.S. degree. The program of study leads to either a dual Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.)/M.S. degree or to an M.S. degree alone. The program of study is based on the background and career objectives of each student and tailored to meet individual needs. Students will complete a series of required and elective courses, conduct an original research project in the laboratory of a faculty mentor, and submit a thesis based on the outcome of their research. The program provides the opportunity for students to specialize in the following areas: pharmacology, toxicology, pharmaceutics, pharmacokinetics, or medicinal chemistry.

Application and Admission

Students who wish to apply for admission to this program should obtain an application from the Graduate School of Creighton University or from the Director of the Pharmaceutical Sciences Graduate Program. Applications will be accepted until April 15 of each year for admission in the fall semester of the following academic year. Prospective students will be admitted to the M.S. program on a competitive basis. To inquire about the program or to request an application, contact:

Director of the Pharmaceutical Sciences Graduate Program
Department of Pharmacy Sciences
School of Pharmacy and Health Professions
Creighton University
2500 California Plaza
Omaha, NE 68178
Phone: 402.280.2893