University of Montana Catalog 2023-2024

Pharmaceutical Sciences and Drug Design Pharm.D./M.S.

Doctor of Pharmacy/Master of Science - Pharmaceutical Sciences and Drug Design


Course Credits8
Research or Thesis Credits10
Credits Transferring from the PharmD Degree12
Total Hours30

Degree Specific Credits: 30

Required Cumulative GPA: 3.0


  • Dual degree Pharm.D./M.S. students are usually able to complete degree training within the time period of the Pharm.D. degree.

Required Courses

Complete all of the following courses:
BMED 594Seminar1
BMED 637Topics in Pharmaceutical Sciences and Drug Design (1 cr. per semester)4
PUBH 520Fundamentals of Biostatistics3
BMED 597Research (MS)10
or BMED 599 Thesis (MS)
Transfer credits: coursework in the P2 Pharm.D. curriculum can be transferred to the M.S. degree.12
Research APPE (optional: allows students time to write and defend their thesis)
Total Hours30

Minimum Required Grade: C