The UA College of Pharmacy offers graduate programs in four research tracks.
Click on each of the links below to find an overview of the track, course information, a description of the track’s faculty and information about alumni of the track.
Pharmacology and Toxicology
This track teaches students to determine mechanisms of action for pharmaceuticals and identify adverse effects of chemicals such as drugs, industrial chemicals and environmental pollutants. The college is admitting only students seeking PhDs; we currently are not accepting applications for MS degrees.
The three research tracks below are in the field of pharmaceutical sciences.
Drug Discovery and Development
This track teaches the researcher to use cutting-edge technology to create new agents for specific biological targets. The college is admitting only students seeking PhDs at this time.
Pharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics
This track trains future scientists to create formulations to optimally control the bioavailability of pharmaceuticals. The college is admitting only students seeking PhDs at this time. We are currently not accepting applications for Pharmacokinetics.
Health and Pharmaceutical Outcomes
This track trains the student to critically analyze the impact and outcomes of pharmaceutical products and services within healthcare systems. The college is admitting students seeking either an MS or a PhD degree.
Want to learn more about what alumni from our programs do? There are alumni profiles listed within each research track section of this website. You can also download the ALUMNI HANDBOOK that lists our alumni, their academic advisers and often their thesis or dissertation titles.