Pharmaceutical Sciences, M.S. | Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Pharmaceutical Sciences, M.S.

Through the innovative scholarly training of our graduate students, we strive to become outstanding pharmaceutical and biomedical scientists, benefitting the community at large.

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Career Outlook and Opportunities

Our students are in high demand!

Students who successfully complete the master’s degree may either find jobs as junior scientists in pharmaceutical industries or apply for our doctoral program in pharmaceutical sciences.



Our comprehensive education utilizes diversity and practical experience in a variety of learning environments.

24-30 Month Program
6-12 Months of Research
M.S. students may choose to do master's research in:
  • Cancer Biology
  • Cancer Biology Therapy
  • Neuroscience
  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Drug Delivery
What To Expect? An integrated program in biomedical and pharmaceutical sciences research, covers areas such as:
  • Neurodegenerative Diseases
  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Brain Drug Delivery
  • Pharmacokinetics
  • Cancer Therapy
  • Immunotherapy
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Work with Cutting-edge Equipment

Research growth at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center requires access to and support of appropriate cutting-edge core equipment that is at the driving edge of research. Additionally, students work in the labs of faculty in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Immunotherapeutics and Biotechnology.

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TTUHSC Amarillo Campus

Oct. 15
Spring Application Deadline (Ph.D. only)
March 1
Fall Application Deadline (Ph.D. & M.S.)
Dec. 1
Application fee waived for Summer/Fall applicants, if complete.

Required Education: Core Curriculum (32 hours), including Pharmaceutical Sciences Seminar in Fall and Spring.