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Top 5 Master Degrees in Pharmacology 2019

Obtaining a master’s degree allows students to gain the further training needed to work in their chosen field. This degree can often allow an individual to explore specific concentrations, or take a more general approach. 

What is a Master in Pharmacology? Students enrolled in this program will go through rigorous training both in the classroom and in the field in order to better understand the study, creation and administration of various medical drugs. A master’s degree in pharmacology encompasses a wide range of topics and courses in this major may include chemistry and the various components of drugs, how pharmaceuticals shape the public and private health sectors, and how to test drugs for authentication and safety purposes.

The main reason that a student pursues a master’s degree in pharmacology is to gain a better understanding on various pharmaceuticals and their uses. This additional training can open up many doors for students pursuing a career in pharmacology.

The exact price of this program will vary depending on the institution. Typically, completing this degree can take anywhere from two to four years.

By obtaining a master’s degree in pharmacology, students are opening themselves up to many new and profitable job opportunities. Potential careers for those holding this degree include the research and development of pharmaceuticals, the environmental impact of various drugs, manufacturing and distribution of pharmaceuticals, as well as careers that focus on the emerging technologies that play a major role in pharmacological procedures.  

There are many universities and institutions of higher learning that offer a master’s degree in pharmacology. Students may choose to study strictly in the classroom or take on laboratory experience as well. Online courses are available for students with limited availability. To get started with a course, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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San Jorge University / Fundacion Universidad San Jorge

A Master's Degree oriented practice where pharmacists and other health professionals share their specific looks with a clear objective: optimization of drug therapy patie ... [+]

A Master's Degree oriented practice where pharmacists and other health professionals share their specific looks with a clear objective: optimization of drug therapy patient.

advanced pharmacotherapy, patient-centered

Studying this Master students will learn to identify indicators of effectiveness and safety for each patient management, in order to customize therapeutic targets, key tool to track the effectiveness and safety of drug treatment.

Practice

MasterAF_USJ teaching team consists of professors and internationally renowned professionals who teach from practice, contributing their experience to convey to students practical skills and knowledge necessary to advance the practice of pharmaceutical care, autonomy and efficiency.... [-]

Spain Zaragoza
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1
October 2019
Full-time
1 year
Online & Campus Combined
China Pharmaceutical University

China pharmaceutical university has one of the earliest doctoral programs of pharmacology in China. The post-graduates program for master degree started as early as 1982, ... [+]

Master in Pharmacology

China pharmaceutical university has one of the earliest doctoral programs of pharmacology in China. The post-graduates program for master degree started as early as 1982, and that for Ph.D. degree started in 1990. It was evaluated as the key discipline of Jiangsu Province and State Key Training program in 2005, then the state second-class key discipline in 2007. Now the department has an experienced and creative team of faculty and staffs including 3 professors, 6 associated professors, and 4 instructors, among which 12 people have the Ph.D. or master degrees.

The department also carried out various courses in the undergraduate including Pharmacology, Cell Biology, Drug Toxicology, Experimental Pharmacology, Food Toxicology, a Medical basis for pharmacy, Advancement in modern pharmacology, English in Pharmaceutics. Among these courses, Pharmacology has been evaluated as an excellent course of Jiangsu colleges and university, Experiment Pharmacology is lined as experimental bilingual demo lecture of Nation Education Ministry, and Cell Biology is assessed as a school-level excellent course. During recent 5 years, the crew has participated in a complement of almost thirty teaching materials and professional books. The book 《Pharmacology》is not only lined as "Eleventh Five-Year" National Planning materials of higher education but also is awarded the second prize of national pharmaceutical excellent teaching materials in 2006, as well as excellent teaching materials of Jiangsu in 2007.... [-]

China Nanjing Shanghai
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1
September 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
Jaume I University (Universitat Jaume I)

The MSc in Applied Chemistry and Pharmacological allow the student to specialize in applied chemistry and, depending on the chosen optional subjects, achieve a higher deg ... [+]

The MSc in Applied Chemistry and Pharmacological allow the student to specialize in applied chemistry and, depending on the chosen optional subjects, achieve a higher degree of expertise in medicinal chemistry, industrial chemistry or advanced materials.

Coordination: Pedro Miguel Carda use and Juan Murga Clausell. Department of Inorganic and Organic Chemistry. UJI. Number of credits: 60 ECTS credits Duration: one academic year (October 2017 / September 2018) Mode: (October 2017 / June 2018) Language of teaching: Spanish Price: pending publication (2016: € 46.20 / credit) [-]
Spain Castellón de la Plana
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1
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

In the Master’s programme in Drug Discovery and Safety, you will examine the interaction between molecules and the human body from a range of perspectives: chemical ... [+]

Master in Drug Discovery and Safety

In the Master’s program in Drug Discovery and Safety, you will examine the interaction between molecules and the human body from a range of perspectives: chemical, medical, toxicological, pharmacological and genetic. You will focus on a specialization that suits your specific interests while working in a multidisciplinary environment where you will be challenged to address key questions about the medicines of the future. Sixty percent of diseases are still incurable, so there are still a great many challenges for researchers to tackle.

The program in a nutshell

The Master's program in Drug Discovery and Safety is a two-year program worth 120 ECs. During this time, you will take compulsory courses in your chosen specialization, plus a number of optional courses. Your own laboratory research is an important part of the program, which you perform in one of the participating research groups. Moreover, you write a literature thesis on a subject within Drug Discovery and Safety research and you acquire general academic skills.... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
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1
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Tulane University - Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program (School of Medicine)

A one-year post-baccalaureate program leading to the MS degree in Pharmacology, designed for those interested in improving their credentials to gain admission to a medica ... [+]

Master Degree in Pharmacology. A one-year post-baccalaureate program leading to the MS degree in Pharmacology. Designed for those interested in improving their credentials to gain admission to a medical or dental school. Class size is maintained at less than 35 to create a more personal connection between students & faculty. Students in our MS program take the School of Medicine's 2nd-year Medical Pharmacology course (taught separately in a different sequence). All graduate courses are taught within the School of Medicine by full-time Medical School faculty. Successful performance will significantly improve one's credentials for applying to a medical or dental school. Students who took the MCAT a second time after completing our MS program between 2009-2013 significantly increased their MCAT score by 3.5±1.8(n=47, P<0.0001) (based upon the pre-2015 MCAT scale of 3-45). Over the past 5 years, 78.5% of pharmacology MS graduates have gained admittance into medical, dental or graduate school (113/144 students for classes graduating between 2013-2017). Objectives To train students in the principles underlying the discipline of pharmacology. To learn the approach, rationale, and methods required to design and conduct research in pharmacology. ... [-]
USA New Orleans
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1
August 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus