Pharmaceutics, MS, PhD

With our dynamic, rigorous courses, you won’t just learn how to make drugs work better by how they are administered—you’ll pave the way for new administration methods. Working one-on-one with experts, you’ll gain insight and foresight as you open up new areas of research in our state-of-the-art labs.

Go from student to star candidate, ready to take charge in areas such as:

  • Drug delivery
  • Pharmacokinetics
  • Pharmacodynamics
  • Drug product development
  • Formulation
  • Process optimization and stability

What Sets Us Apart?

  1. Our flexible degree options fit your lifestyle: Pursue a pharmaceutics degree part-time or full-time.
  2. An opportunity to work in our recently renovated Industrial Pharmacy Laboratory.
  3. Small class sizes promote personal attention as you collaborate with faculty.
  4. Surrounded by 250 medical facilities and within two hours of 75% of all U.S. pharmaceutical firms, USciences is in the heart of the biotechnology and health science industry.
  5. Longstanding relationships with companies and organizations present you with many internship options and job opportunities.


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  • Students Honored at Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacology and Toxicology Recognition Ceremony

    November 05, 2018

    Students in the pharmacology and toxicology and pharmaceutical sciences programs were honored on October 12, 2018, at the 5th Annual Student Recognition Ceremony held on campus.

  • Expert Commentary: A Healthy Lifestyle May Be the Key to Preventing Cancer

    October 31, 2018

    Although breast cancer incidence is often thought to be a spontaneous disease, most people are unaware that certain everyday lifestyles might impact on the development of this cancer later on in life and or affect how many years breast cancer survivors will live post-diagnosis.

  • High School Students Gain Research Experience in Pharmaceutical Sciences Lab

    August 06, 2018

    Although he hasn't taken a college level course, Joseph San Filippo PharmSci'22 has already begun working in a USciences laboratory. San Filippo learned about the trials and tribulations of working in a University laboratory this summer with a stint in pharmaceutical sciences lab under the tutelage of Anil D'Mello, PhD.

  • USciences Degree Changes Alumna's Career Path

    April 12, 2018

    Shruti Dani, RPh, MS'11 was looking for a graduate program that would put her in the direction she wanted to take her career. Her search led to University of the Sciences and a master's in pharmacy administration.

  • Undergraduate Research Festival Celebrates Student Scholarship

    March 23, 2018

    The Undergraduate Research Festival sponsored by the Center for Undergraduate Research (CUR) celebrated the breadth of research projects being conducted by undergraduate students and their faculty mentors in a variety of labs and classrooms across campus. The three-day event formally began with ribbon cutting ceremonies by President Dr. Paul Katz.

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Kamal Jonnalagadda, PhD
Professor and Director, Pharmaceutics Graduate Program

Office Location:

PharmTox (PTC) Building, Room 245


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