The Master of Science in Pharmacology (MSP) is a two-year, online degree program geared toward teaching students:
- The fundamental principles of pharmacology
- Mechanisms of drug action
- Current topics in drug discovery
- Strategies, techniques and critical thinking skills needed for drug research
The program is designed for working professionals who are interested in advancing in their careers or enhancing their competitiveness for admission to other degree programs.
The online format of the MSP program allows for greater flexibility and ease of attendance regardless of geographical location. Take the UCI Self-Assessment for Online Learning to see if this format is right for you.
UCI’s Pharmacology faculty are among the best in the field, recognized both nationally and internationally for their scientific research and publications. A number of faculty have worked in and/or founded pharmaceutical companies and hold patents relative to drug discoveries they made.
UCI is ranked as the No. 9 public university in the nation, by U.S. News & World Report. The university is noted for its excellent research and graduate programs, an extensive commitment to undergraduate education, and a growing number of professional schools and programs of academic importance and social significance.