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Ph.D. Degree with specialization in Pharmaceutics

Master of Science Degree-Pharmaceutics with specialization in:
- Industrial Pharmacy
- Cosmetic Science

Master of Science Degree with specialization in Pharmacology/Toxicology

SOCIAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE SCIENCES:
Master of Sciences Degree with specialization in:
- Pharmacy Administration
- Drug Regulatory Affairs

Professional Program:

Doctor of Pharmacy
(Pharm D.)


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Master of Science Degree-Pharmaceutics
with specialization

Program Director
Anthony J. Cutie, Ph.D.
Telephone: (718) 488-1101



Industrial Pharmacy (specialization)

The primary goal of the program is to provide advanced study opportunities for individuals interested in various aspects of drug development in the pharmaceutical industry. The areas include pharmaceutical research and development, manufacturing, unit operations and related activities. The program options provide for both thesis and non-thesis pathways, and considerable flexibility in program planning based upon the student’s industrial experience.

Degree Requirements

Students taking the Non-Thesis Option must complete 36 credits of course work and pass the written Comprehensive Examination. Students taking the Thesis Option must complete 33 credits of course work of which 6 credits are for Research and Thesis, PHS 060. Thesis students must register for PHS 060 in two consecutive semesters, 3 credits each semester.

Required Courses*  Cr.
PHS 020 Seminar in Pharmaceutics  3
PHS 701 Physical Chemistry I     3
PHS 901 Basic Pharmaceutics (required for foreign students and non-Pharmacy majors) 0
PHS 931 Advanced Physical Pharmacy I           3
PHS 934 Industrial Pharmacy I      3
PHS 935 Industrial Pharmacy II (including laboratory)          3
PHS 972 Methods of Pharmaceutical Analysis 3
PHS 987 Biopharmaceutics/Pharmacokinetics 3
Total Credits 21

  *All entering students must successfully complete Mathematics 40 or equivalent.

Electives & Research   Cr.
PHA 010 Biostatistics 3
PHS 702 Physical Chemistry II           3
PHS 902 FDA’s Compliance in the Practice of Industrial Pharmacy     3
PHS 932 Advanced Physical Pharmacy II         3
PHS 936 Dosage Form Design         3
PHS 937 Pharmaceutical Engineering    3
PHS 950 Dermatological Formulations Technology I         3
PHS 951 Dermatological Formulations Technology II   3
PHS 958 Aerosol Science and Technology   3
PHS 960 Properties/Applications of Cosmetic and Pharmaceutical Raw Materials 3
PHS 970 Principles of Quality Assurance    3
PHS 979 Design of Peptide and Protein Drug Delivery Systems    3
PHS 984 Biomaterials in Pharmacy and Medicine  3
PHS 986 Microencapsulation    3
Total Credits 30-33

In consultation with the Division Director, students may select electives from the graduate course offerings.



Cosmetic Science (specialization)

In keeping with the rapid changes and advances in the field of cosmetic science, the graduate program in cosmetic science provides an appropriate blend of course work in the areas of chemistry, pharmacology, toxicology, microbiology and pharmacy. These disciplines are coupled with their applications to the development and formulation of cosmetic products, and will serve to help the student to function more effectively in the cosmetic industry.

Degree Requirements

Students taking the Non-Thesis Option must complete 36 credits of course work and pass the written Comprehensive Examination. Students taking the Thesis Option must complete 33 credits of course work of which 6 credits are for Research and Thesis, PHS 060. Thesis students must register for PHS 060 in two consecutive semesters, 3 credits each semester.

Required Courses  Cr.
PHA 010 Biostatistics 3
PHS 022 Seminar in Cosmetic Science           3
PHS 931 Advanced Physical Pharmacy I           3
PHS 950 Cosmetic/Dermatological Formulations and Technology I      3
PHS 951 Cosmetic/Dermatological Formulations and Technology II         3
PHS 952 Cosmetic/Dermatological Formulations and Technology Laboratory 3
PHS 960 Properties/Applications of Cosmetic and Pharmaceutical Raw Materials 3
PHS 972 Methods of Pharmaceutical Analysis      3
Total Credits 24

Electives & Research  
Cr.
PHS 932 Advanced Physical Pharmacy II 
3
PHS 936 Dosage Form Design  
3
PHS 954 Special Topics in Pharmaceutical and Cosmetic Microbiology      
3
PHS 958 Aerosol Science and Technology  
3
PHS 975 Introduction to Packaging Principles        
3
PTM 904 Pharmacology and Toxicology of Dermatologic Products         
3
PHS 970 Principles of Quality Assurance              
3

In consultation with the Division Director, students may select electives from the graduate course offerings.

Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences - 75 Dekalb Avenue - Brooklyn, New York. (718) 488-1004