Pharmaceutical Sciences

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The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences provides pharmaceutical education of excellent quality to students with high academic, scholarship and leadership potential in the Pharm.D. and Ph.D. degree programs. The students will be equipped with the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to deliver contemporary pharmaceutical care or to pursue advanced training to become pharmaceutical scientists and/or educator to meet the changing demands of the society. Faculties in the department have expertise in medicinal and computational chemistry, natural products, physical pharmacy, formulation, drug delivery, biopharmaceutics and pharmacokinetics

Research programs are one of department's main areas of focus. Students enrolled in the graduate program will have a state-of-the art research facility which includes cell culture, synthesis, formulation and pharmacokinetic labs. The department has a Center for Drug Research and Development, a cGMP facility with Dr. Emmanuel Akala as its Director. The department offers graduate teaching assistantship to qualified students along with a tuition waiver on a competitive basis. Interested students are encouraged to browse through the Web pages and request further information by contacting the Office of Admission.

If you have any questions, please let us know.

Muhammad Habib, Ph.D.
Professor and Chairman
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences