College of Pharmacy

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The University of Rhode Island Doctor of Pharmacy program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.

Academic Programs

Graduate Programs in Pharmaceutical Sciences

Curriculum

NasserZawiaStudentsMaster of Science (M.S.) Program

Program requirements: Successful completion of 30 credits of graduate study, including PHC 502, PHC 597/598 (2 credits), PHC 599, thesis.

  • For specialization in medicinal chemistry and pharmacognosy: BPS 552; Three credits of BPS 530, BPS 535, or BPS 587; Six to seven credits of BPS 525, BPS 551, BCH 581, BCH 582, CHM 427, CHM 520, CHM 521, or CHM 522; Six to nine credits of PHC 599; Four to seven elective credits in consultation with student’s major professor.
  • For specialization in pharmaceutics and pharmacokinetics: STA 409 or 411 or equivalent; Six to nine credits of 500- or 600-level BPS courses; Six to nine credits of PHC 599; Remaining elective credits at the 500/600 level in consultation with student’s major professor.
  • For specialization in pharmacoepidemiology and pharmacoeconomics: PHP 540, and PHP 550 or PHP 580; Six credits of STA 409, 411, or 412; Six to nine credits of PHC 599; Four to nine elective credits in consultation with student’s major professor.
  • For specialization in pharmacology and toxicology: At least 9 credits of BPS 587, BPS 546, BPS 641, BPS 530, BPS 535, BCH 581, or BPS 520; Three credits of BPS 422, BPS 521, BPS 525, BPS 545, BPS 644, BCH 582, or BPS 572; Three credits of BPS 503, BPS 533, BPS 555, BPS 551, or PHP 540; Six to nine credits of PHC 599; Remaining elective credits at the 500/600 level in consultation with student’s major professor.

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Program

Program requirements: Successful completion of 72 credits of graduate study, including PHC 502, PHC 693/694 (3 credits), PHC 699, a qualifying exam, written and oral comprehensive examinations, and a dissertation. Students are expected to attend and participate in the departmental seminars during their entire tenure in the Ph.D. program.

  • For specialization in medicinal chemistry and pharmacognosy: BPS 545; Six credits of BPS 530, BPS 535, or BPS 587; Nine to ten credits of BPS 525, BPS 551, BCH 581, BCH 582, CHM 427, CHM 520, CHM 521, or CHM 522; Additional course credits at the 500/600 level (including up to 3 credits of BPS 520) must be selected in conjunction with major professor and/or doctoral committee. All students are required to complete a minimum of 30 credit hours in courses other than those deemed to carry research, independent study, or directed study credits.
  • For specialization in pharmaceutics and pharmacokinetics: Four credits of PHC 693/694, STA 411 or equivalent, a 500-level statistics course, BPS 503. Additional course credits must be selected in conjunction with major professor and/or doctoral committee. All students are required to complete a minimum of 30 credit hours in courses other than those deemed to carry research, independent study, or directed study credits. Pharmacokinetics students must successfully complete BPS 530 and BPS 670.
  • For specialization in pharmacoepidemiology and pharmacoeconomics: PHP 540, PHP 550, and PHP 580 or PHP 640; Six credits of STA 409, 411, or 412; Six credits of STA 502, PSY 533, STA 535, STA 536, STA 541, or STA 542; Thirty-six credits from either PHC 697, PHC 698 or PHC 699, or additional 500/600 level elective courses determined in consultation with the major professor; Elective credits in consultation with student’s major professor. Tutorials may be arranged in areas of special interest to the student, in consultation with student’s major professor.
  • For specialization in pharmacology and toxicology: BPS 587, BPS 546, BPS 530, BPS 535, BPS 641, BCH 581 and BPS 520; Six credits of BPS 501, BPS 422, BPS 521, BPS 525, BPS 545, BPS 644, BCH 582, or BCH 642; Three credits of BPS 503, BPS 533, BPS 555, BPS 551 and PHP 540.

Students transferring 30 credits from M.S. degree must complete a minimum of 12 course credits, excluding PHC 693/694, PHC 599 and special problems courses, selected in consultation with the major advisor.

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