PhD Degree

Images of the Pharmacology PhD program

The Graduate Program in Pharmacology (GPP) is now the Molecular Pharmacology and Therapeutics (MPaT) Graduate Program. Please select either the MPaT PhD or MPaT MS program for your Fall 2022 application.

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New for Fall 2021

Effective fall semester of 2021, the Graduate Program in Pharmacology now offers an annual stipend of $34,000 to PhD students, as well as full tuition and 95% subsidized health insurance.

The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree program in Pharmacology is a full-time research-intensive academic program that provides students with a highly individualized training platform in pharmacology that can help them achieve their career goals. The vast majority of our graduates progress to careers in academia, education, medicine, government, regulatory agencies, or the pharmaceutical industry. Students enter this program in the fall, at the beginning of a new academic year. Students take courses in the fall, spring, and summer terms of the first year, as well as the fall term of the second year,, and have ample time for conducting research with a member of our graduate faculty. For up-to-date information on the PhD program, please consult the PhD Handbook.