The online MSP program is targeted to working professionals in the pharmaceutical industry and related fields. The program is open to any non-traditional student who can benefit from the flexibility and convenience of online, distance learning, including California, U.S. and international students.  Applicants will have a B.S. degree and may be older than a typical student who moves directly from undergraduate to graduate study.

Specific admission requirements are:

  • A bachelor’s degree from a recognized academic institution
  • A minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0
  • Official transcript(s)
  • A minimum of two years of undergraduate coursework related to biology and/or chemistry
  • A minimum of one year of laboratory experience (e.g., employment, research, coursework)
  • Personal statement addressing motivation and suitability for the program
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Foreign student applicants must demonstrate English proficiency:
    • TOEFL (minimum score of 80)
    • IELTS (minimum overall score of 7)

Note: the GRE exam is not required.