The Master of Science degree program in Drug Discovery & Development offers students the opportunity to understand, evaluate and engage with the entire process of drug discovery and development. This unique program provides the rigorous scientific and technical training necessary to succeed in the complex and multidisciplinary field of drug discovery, and facilitates a smooth transition to an enduring and productive career with a biotechnology firm, pharmaceutical company, contract research or nonprofit organization or an academic institution.
Who Should Apply?
Typical backgrounds of Drug Discovery & Development program students include:
- Recent college graduates
- Industrial and biotechnology employees
- Graduate students
- Postdoctoral fellows
- College graduates interested in a career change
Program of Study
The Drug Discovery & Development curriculum provides a complete overview of the drug discovery process. Students gain comprehensive knowledge of pharmacology, physiology, pharmacoepidemiology, translational medicine, and pharmacogenomics. Working in project teams, students get practical experience implementing strategies.
Students have the opportunity to customize their program with a broad range of elective courses. Learn more about the Drug Discovery and Development program curriculum and requirements.
The Drug Discovery & Development program faculty includes senior-level executives from Greater Philadelphia area pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, who provide unique knowledge, experience, and expertise. Learn more about the Drug Discovery & Development program faculty.
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