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There are three different programs offered by Temple University School of Pharmacy (TUSP), and each has its own application process. Before applying, decide which course of study you are interested in pursuing to make sure it best fits your career goals.
The Pharm.D. Program leads to a Doctor of Pharmacy, a professional degree that prepares you for the Board of Pharmacy Licensure Examination and a future career as a pharmacist.
Thesis-Based M.S. and Ph.D. Degrees: The master’s and doctoral degrees offered through TUSP are research-intensive graduate programs designed for students who want to pursue careers in the pharmaceutical industry, government agencies, research or academia. Master’s and doctoral degrees are offered in the Pharmaceutical Sciences in the following three areas of concentration:
M.S. in Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs (QA/RA)
The Master of Science degree in Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs meets the needs of aspiring professionals in the pharmaceutical industry who seek to develop their skills and knowledge of quality practices and regulatory compliance. Its innovative curriculum and flexible scheduling are designed for industry professionals with demanding work schedules. Prospective students can apply to the QA/RA M.S. or one of the certificate programs -- or both.
If you are a prospective international student or you have academic credentials from a country other than the U.S., read about additional requirements and considerations that apply to you in your degree program.