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Pharmaceutical and Pharmacological Sciences

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administrative contact

Mary L. Euler
School of Pharmacy
mleuler@hsc.wvu.edu
phone: 304-293-1894

program contact

Grazyna D. Szklarz
Graduate Director
Pharmaceutical and Pharmacological Sciences Program
gszklarz@hsc.wvu.edu
phone: 304-293-1473
fax: 304-293-2576

Program Details

  • Major: Pharmaceutical and Pharmacological Sciences
  • Degree Program: Pharmaceutical and Pharmacological Sciences
  • Program Web Site
  • School of Pharmacy
  • Degree Designation: Doctoral (Ph.D.)

Program Description

In general, four to five years are required to complete the PhD program. Students have to complete core courses, take at least 30 hours of course work, pass candidacy exam (in written and oral), and defense dissertation research. Students will enter the program as second year students after successfully completing the common first year core curriculum.

Delivery Methods Available

  • on campus

Graduate Program Application Requirements

Applicants must arrange for official copies of transcripts and test scores to be sent directly to the WVU Office of Graduate Admissions and Recruitment at PO Box 6510, Morgantown, WV 26506-6510. If being sent by delivery service (Federal Express, UPS, etc) requiring a street address, please use WVU Office of Graduate Admissions and Recruitment, 1500 One Waterfront Place, Morgantown, WV 26501. The program requirements listed below (if any) are in addition to the main WVU Graduate Application.

  • Supplemental Application:
  • Test Requirements: GRE
  • See "Additional Information" below for other requirements

English Language Proficiency

All applicants whose first language is not English must provide proof of English language proficiency. WVU accepts either the TOEFL or the IELTS for this purpose. Please see Office of Admissions - English Language Proficiency for more information.

Additional Information

All students interested in the Pharmaceutical and Pharmacological Sciences PhD program must apply through the common admissions portal for all graduate programs in the Biomedical Sciences. Choice of the Pharmaceutical and Pharmacological Sciences program occurs during the first year of graduate study after selection of an advisor for your dissertation research that trains students in this program.

Application includes a Personal Statement, transcripts from all Colleges or Universities attended, GRE scores, and 3 letters of recommendation. Applicants must arrange to have official copies of transcripts and tests scores sent directly to the WVU Office of Graduate Admissions and Recruitment, PO Box 6510, Morgantown, WV 26506-6510.

Additional Information:
HSC Office of Research and Graduate Education: http://www.hsc.wvu.edu/resoff/graduate-education/phd-programs/biomedical-sciences/prospective-students/

Apply Now

Prospective students should apply online at:
https://app.applyyourself.com/AYApplicantLogin/fl_ApplicantConnectLogin.asp?id=wvugrad.

Application Priority Dates and Deadlines

  • Fall Deadline: International - Jan. 15, Domestic - Feb. 15
  • Spring Deadline: Do Not Admit
  • Summer Deadline: Do Not Admit

Accreditation

WVU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.