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5.18 - Graduate Pharmaceutical Sciences

College of Pharmacy

Graduate Pharmaceutical Sciences

1110 N. Stonewall Oklahoma City, OK 73126-0901 (405) 271-6485

Nathan Shankar, PhD, Vice Chair and Program Director


For a complete listing of the departmental graduate faculty visit this web site and select “Graduate Pharmaceutical Sciences” in the drop-down menu for departments: 


Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Master of Science/Doctor of Pharmacy


Medicinal Chemistry, Pharmaceutics, Pharmacology, Infectious Disease, Immunology, Neuroscience, Toxicology, Pharmacy Administration


The Department of Graduate Pharmaceutical Sciences offers graduate degree programs leading to both the Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees. These degree programs are designed to prepare scientists-educators-practitioners for careers in pharmaceutical education, research, industry, and related areas of specialized practice. Pharmaceutical sciences graduate students may specialize in various aspects of pharmaceutical research; individual programs of study and research projects within each of these areas are quite diverse because of interdisciplinary activities of the department.


Individuals interested in graduate study in pharmaceutical sciences are encouraged to contact the College of Pharmacy as early as possible for assistance and advice in undergraduate preparation, academic and career planning, the admissions process, and related areas. Prospective students are encouraged to visit the college in person to explore the graduate program.

Admission into the graduate degree program in pharmaceutical sciences is contingent upon meeting the requirements of both the Graduate College and the department as well as availability of sufficient resources for the student's program of study. Admission requires the approval of the College of Pharmacy Graduate Affairs Committee and the Dean of the College of Pharmacy.

Applicants for the graduate degree program in pharmaceutical sciences must submit a completed OUHSC application with all required supporting documents.

Current Courses:  Search PHSC prefix courses found online at

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