A two-year, online degree program designed for working professionals.

Why a Master of Science in Pharmacology?

  • Career advancement opportunities exist in a wide range of fields.
  • Learn from faculty that are internationally renowned.
  • Online format allows for flexible learning.

Learning Outcomes

  • 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 UCI Difference

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.


Application deadline for admission for Fall, 2020:

  • March 1, 2021 (priority deadline)
  • July 15, 2021 (final deadline)