Admissions Requirements: MS Drug Development Sciences

April 01, 2021

stack of documents icon Admission Requirements

The Masters in Pharmaceutical Sciences with emphasis on Pharmaceutics/Drug Development online program is designed for individuals working in the scientific, regulatory, or business aspects of drug development.

Pharmacy, medical, nursing, and business graduates already working in drug development will benefit from this online degree program.


  • A U.S. bachelors degree from a regionally accredited college or university or an equivalent degree from a foreign country
  • A grade-point average (GPA) of at least 3.00 or foreign equivalent
  • GRE with a minimum score of 290/3.0 obtained within the past five years is required for admission into the MS degree program. MCAT or GMAT could be used as a substitute for GRE. Other GRE waiver options are listed in the application. GRE is not required for admission into the GC program.
  • Some experience in drug development or clinical research
  • If English is not your native language, a Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) of at least 90 (internet-based) or 235 (computer-based) is required
Complete Online Application
Application Deadline: April 1, 2021


University of Cincinnati graduate school online application.


Two letters of reference are required.

References should come from individuals who can attest to your academic and professional skills. Letters of recommendation from family, friends, current students, politicians, or clergy are not accepted.


A professional and current resume.

Statement of Purpose

Provide a few paragraphs on why you plan to pursue this program and how you plan to use this degree in the future.


All college transcripts with evidence of high academic achievement.

Unofficial transcripts are sufficient to make offers of admission. However, all official and final transcripts must be received by the Graduate School by 30 days before the start of class enrollment to secure admission offer.

Official transcripts may be submitted with your application and sent to:

University of Cincinnati
Graduate School
110 Van Wormer Circle
Pox Office Box 00627
Cincinnati, Oho 45221-037

Application Fee

There is a $65.00 application fee.

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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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