The Ph.D. in Medicinal Chemistry program requires a minimum of 60 post-baccalaureate semester hours: 48 credits of course work–including four (4) credits of seminar, and 12 credits of dissertation research.
All Ph.D. programs at the Duquesne University Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania are designed for students who have earned an undergraduate degree in biology, chemistry, engineering, pharmacy, allied health sciences, the social and behavioral sciences or business.
Before starting your online application, please gather the following:
- Official Transcripts (Credential Evaluations Required for International Students)
- Letters of Recommendation
- GMAT/GRE Scores (Optional)
- TOEFL/IELTS Scores (International Students Only)
If your undergraduate and/or graduate degrees are from an institution located outside of the United States, you must use a transcript credential evaluation service to obtain a course-by-course report. The official reports must be sent directly to Duquesne University from the organization you order through and will qualify as official transcripts. Please review our Transcript Credential Evaluation Instructions.
Application deadlines vary by program. Many programs allow students to apply for the fall or spring semester. Some programs also allow for a summer start term.
Tuition for the Ph.D. in Medicinal Chemistry is $1,973 per credit. More information on tuition rates can be found here.
Pursue groundbreaking research in drug design and development with our Ph.D. in Medicinal Chemistry program. Join our esteemed faculty and apply now!
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