Pharmaceutical Sciences Major - Experiential Opportunities

With an emphasis on hand-on learning, the chance to earn a master’s degree in half the time of a traditional degree program, and a wealth of professional organizations to become involved with, you enjoy a multifaceted learning experience.

Learning by Doing

As a pharmaceutical sciences student at University of the Sciences, you’ll benefit greatly from our emphasis on hands-on learning:

  • Laboratory-based courses and research projects help develop and build on the technical skills that are in demand by employers and graduate programs.
  • Optional research with faculty is available in the fourth year.
  • Electives may be satisfied with research credits.
  • You can work as paid technicians on funded research projects.
  • The Student Research Society gives you the chance to network with peers, visit pharmaceutical companies, and gain exposure to industry scientists.
  • Summer internships at pharmaceutical companies in Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, and Connecticut offer you the chance to apply skills in professional settings. Recent internship sites have included:
    • Colorcon
    • Merck & Co., Inc.
    • PhMRA
    • Rohto-Mentholatum Research Laboratories
    • West Pharmaceutical Services
    • Cephalon Inc.

The Importance of Networking

Professional and scientific affiliations enrich the educational experience by providing you with the chance to learn from and network with those in their field.