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Master's in Pharmaceutical Sciences, MSPS

The Master's in Pharmaceutical Sciences (MSPS) is designed to facilitate student development in basic and translational science. The MSPS has a laboratory-based research thesis component intended to give the student conceptual and experiential knowledge required for pursuing a career in research and development in the pharmaceutical industry and related fields (e.g., academic and governmental research/regulation).


Why Roosevelt for your Master's

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Understand Pharmaceutical Industry Trends

Students will engage in graduate-level courses to gain fundamental knowledge of pharmaceutics, drug discovery and development, and biotechnology.

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Practical Lab Experience

Core competency in laboratory-based research will be emphasized and will allow students to gain expertise in a specific field to demonstrate mastery relevant to careers in research and development.

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Develop Alongside Expert Faculty

Students will have the opportunity to develop and defend their independent thesis and will have opportunities to present their work in poster and oral presentations. 

"Research attracts passionate and creative individuals to explore novel drug development. Work in R&D, whether in industry or academia, allows us to further our knowledge and make an impact on clinical treatments with the hope of improving patient outcomes."

- Peter C. Hart, PhD, Assistant Professor of Pharmacology, College of Science, Health and Pharmacy, Roosevelt University


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