Non-Thesis Pharmaceutics Option

Part-Time Curriculum for the Non-Thesis M.S.

The Pharmaceutics Non-Thesis Master’s Degree is a wonderful option for full-time employees in the pharmaceutical field who want to earn a degree in their free time. It is offered through the Graduate Program, which also offers a thesis-based degree in Pharmaceutics for prospective full-time students.

Students can choose from courses offered at night and on the weekends, as well as through Temple’s convenient Online Learning Program.

The non-thesis Pharmaceutics curriculum requires the completion of 36 credits — 18 core and 18 elective — within five years with no residency requirement.

Required Courses

Course #

Course Title

Semester Hours

8003

Pharmaceutical Manufacturing I

3 s.h.

8004

Pharmaceutical Manufacturing II

3 s.h.

8007

Applied Biopharmaceutics

3 s.h.

8002

Pharmaceutical Analysis

3 s.h.

8005

Pharmaceutical Biotechnology

3 s.h.

8006

Physical Pharmacy I

3 s.h.

Total

18 s.h.

 
Elective Courses

Course #

Course Title

Semester Hours

5451

Statistical Quality Control

3 s.h.

8111

Introduction to Toxicology

3 s.h.

5477

Current Good Manufacturing Practices

3 s.h.

5488

High Purity Water Systems

3 s.h.

5492

Production of Sterile Products

3 s.h.

5493

Sterilization Processes

3 s.h.

8478

Modified Release Dosage Forms

3 s.h.

5469

Pharmaceutical Lab Quality Systems and Operations

3 s.h.

5499

Pharmaceutical Drug Dosage Forms

3 s.h.

5501

Development of Sterile Products

3 s.h.

5512

Microbiological Concepts in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing

3 s.h.

5575

Regulatory Sciences

3 s.h.

5655

Analytical Chemistry in Pharmaceutical Laboratories

3 s.h

8008

Principles of Pharmacokinetics

3 s.h.

8582

Physical Pharmacy II

3 s.h.

Course Descriptions for Non-Thesis Pharmaceutics classes can be found under both Graduate Programs and QA/RA Non-Thesis M.S.