Course offerings are designed to provide the know-how to develop cosmetic and personal care products that delight consumers and improve quality of life. These include the physiology and pharmacology of pertinent therapeutic or benefit systems of skin and hair and those associated with approved OTC drug categories.
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Course offerings also cover the underlying physical, biophysical, colloidal, and interfacial chemistry and formulation science of skin, hair, cosmetic, and OTC drug products.
Additional topics addressed in course offerings include:
A concentrated one-week hands-on laboratory formulation session at the University of Cincinnati is also an option.
The MS in Cosmetic Science program is typically completed in 6 to 9 semesters or 2 to 3 years based on taking 2 courses per semester, which is the average pace.
For the MS in Cosmetic Science program, a grade-point average (GPA) of at least 3.00 or foreign equivalent is recommended.
Please visit the Admissions Requirements page for more information.
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