Pharmaceutical and Pharmacological SciencesRequest Info About Graduate School
Mary L. Euler
School of Pharmacy
Grazyna D. Szklarz
Pharmaceutical and Pharmacological Sciences Program
- Major: Pharmaceutical and Pharmacological Sciences
- Degree Program: Pharmaceutical and Pharmacological Sciences
- Program Web Site
- School of Pharmacy
- Degree Designation: Doctoral (Ph.D.)
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.
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.
HSC Office of Research and Graduate Education: http://www.hsc.wvu.edu/resoff/graduate-education/phd-programs/biomedical-sciences/prospective-students/
Prospective students should apply online at:
Application Priority Dates and Deadlines
- Fall Deadline: International - Jan. 15, Domestic - Feb. 15
- Spring Deadline: Do Not Admit
- Summer Deadline: Do Not Admit
WVU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.