Founded in 2004, our Pharmaceutical Sciences with emphasis on Pharmaceutics/Drug Development (MSDD) program provides individuals a formal opportunity to further their knowledge in drug development.
Along with our MSDD program, we offer two graduate certificate programs, including Clinical Trials Design & Research and Global Regulatory Affairs in Drug Development. These three options are all online, asynchronous and available to part-time and full-time students.
Students take this program to deepen their knowledge of various aspects of drug development, including regulatory, pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, medical device, contract research organizations, contract laboratories, manufacturing, as well as academic health centers and research institutions.
Many students come from companies in the drug development field with diverse backgrounds. Whether you have a pharmacy, medical, nursing, biology, neuroscience, or business, an MSDD degree can advance your career in all phases of research from preclinical to clinical and beyond.
Learn from a renowned group of full-time faculty members from the University of Cincinnati College of Pharmacy, College of Medicine, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and adjunct faculty from regional and national pharmaceutical industries and contract research organizations.
The College of Pharmacy faculty have a strong track record of research and mentoring in drug development research (molecular pharmacology, biomarkers, pharmacokinetics, drug safety (including mechanistic bases for drug-drug interactions/adverse drug reactions), and formulation of novel drugs.
“The MSDD program is a great learning opportunity for busy professionals looking to increase their knowledge of the drug discovery and approval process. The courses are very practical and applicable to the pharmaceutical industry, and the small classes sizes facilitated in making the seminars adaptive and interactive. My time in the MSDD program was very beneficial and aided in the advancement of my Clinical Research career.”
No. your degree will be conferred by the University of Cincinnati, which will also be reflected on your transcripts and degree.
No. You must choose one program to apply for in any given semester.
Tuition is calculated on a per-credit basis. Refer to the Tuition and Fees Chart for more details.
The University of Cincinnati is one of the first institutions to offer online courses. Innovation in education is at the forefront of what we do. We have expanded the convenience and quality of our online learning to online degree programs. Today, we offer nearly 100 degrees from undergraduate to doctoral programs.
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