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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.


Admission Office

Office Location:

Griffith Hall, Room 130

Mailing Address:

University of the Sciences
600 South 43rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4495


888-996-8747 or 215-596-8810