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Pharmacology and Toxicology Major

The Pharmacology and Toxicology program at USciences is one of the few undergraduate programs of its kind in the nation. It introduces you to a fascinating world where scientific theory and biomedical research practices converge. You’ll gain valuable experience in laboratory techniques, research conduct, and analysis while mastering pharmacology and toxicology’s theoretical approaches. And you’ll learn practical lessons from leading professionals and scientific experts active in the field.

What Sets Us Apart?

  1. Small class sizes enable valuable connections with your peers and professors.
  2. Examine how drugs work — and why some are toxic — in our well-equipped laboratories.
  3. You’ll conduct supervised independent research with our expert faculty.
  4. The Explorers and Scholars in Science Program, allows selected first-year students to conduct eight weeks of full time research with a faculty mentor during the summer following their first undergraduate year at USciences. The program includes a stipend, and scholars present at a summer research symposium. 
  5. Sharpen your analytical, technical, and interpersonal skills in the classroom, in labs, and through off-campus opportunities.
  6. You can complete the basic courses required for admission to medical school in the first two years of the program. You can then extend this knowledge in subsequent core and elective courses.
  7. Enjoy access to countless opportunities with the many pharmaceutical and chemical companies, research institutes, and government agencies in the greater Philadelphia area.
  8. Lesson the total time and cost to complete a USciences MS or PhD—the integrated graduate credit program allows qualified undergraduates to take up to 15 additional credits of graduate coursework at no extra cost

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