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Department of Pharmacology & Systems Physiology

Master’s Program in Pharmacology

How to Apply

Online Application Process

To apply to our program, please use the University of Cincinnati Graduate School Online Application portal selecting

Molecular, Cellular and Biochemical Pharmacology
Safety Pharmacology, Master of Science Degree

Please include the following in your application:

  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  • Personal Statement (1-page) describing how a MS degree in Pharmacology from UC aligns with your career goals
  • Unofficial transcript(s) from each college or university attended (official transcripts may be requested at a later date). If you have any questions or if your degree was granted in China, please check here for additional information.
  • Reference letter(s) (1-2) from current or former professors/employers. A dossier service may be used.
  • Video (optional) If you choose not to submit a video, it will not impact your application.
  • Official TOEFL score (for international applicants) If submitting a TOEFL score please use University/Institutional Code 1833. The program requires a TOEFL iBT score of 90 or better.
  • Official GRE or MCAT scores. If submitting a GRE score please use University/Institutional Code 1833. A department code is not required.(Waived due to COVID-19)


All testing requirements are being waived for Fall 2020 admission due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  


The application deadline has also been extended to August 7, 2020


Tuition and Fees

All tuition, fees, and living expenses are the responsibility of the student and/or his or her sponsor. US citizens or permanent students who need financial aid may seek student loans. A special tuition rate of $12,312 (resident) and $12,822 (non-resident) per semester was approved for this special fees program for the 2020-21 academic year. Additional fees will be assessed by the University each semester and are subject to change each academic year (General Fee-$398; Campus Life Fee-$257; ITIE Fee-$184). There is a $65 application fee ($70 for international applicants).

Health Insurance:

Full-time students taking six or more credit hours are eligible for health insurance coverage and will be automatically charged unless they have previously waived coverage during the current academic year.