Research course

Pharmaceutical Sciences

St John's University · College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Entry requirements

An applicant seeking acceptance in the Doctor of Philosophy program must have completed an appropriate baccalaureate or master’s degree program. This degree must be in the natural or physical sciences and may include degrees in the pharmaceutical sciences, toxicology, biology or chemistry.

Learn more at the entry requirements section.

Months of entry

January, August

Course content

The program in pharmaceutical sciences leading to the Doctor of Philosophy degree prepares graduates for leadership roles in meeting the evolving needs in pharmaceutical and biomedical education, research and industry. The Doctor of Philosophy degree program is offered with areas of specialization in:

  • Industrial Pharmacy
  • Pharmacology
  • Toxicology
  • Medicinal Chemistry

Graduates of the program become important resources in the preparation of faculty to teach in both graduate and undergraduate pharmacy and allied health programs and contribute to the development of biomedical research. Students are trained to respond to rapidly changing needs in pharmaceutical dosage design, drug production and drug analytical methods. Students learn fundamental skills in basic and applied research in toxicology, pharmacology, medicinal chemistry and industrial.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    full time
    48-60 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Robert Medrano
(718) 990-2790