Upon graduation we expect that pharmaceutical sciences graduate students will be competent to:

  • Expand the knowledge of their discipline(s), having developed:
    • Research and scholarship skills.
    • An extensive understanding of the knowledge base of the discipline.
    • A broad, general understanding of pharmaceutical and health biosciences.
  • Communicate research findings to improve the knowledge base in pharmaceutical sciences,
    • Give oral presentations in scientific and public forums
    • Produce scientific writing for manuscripts for peer-reviewed journals
  • Enter the profession of pharmaceutical science, having developed:
    • A network of professional peers and role models.
    • An understanding of the requirements of academic, industrial, or other workplaces.
    • A sense of the culture of pharmaceutical science.
    • A deep appreciation for the ethical conduct of research.
  • Teach and mentor future pharmaceutical scientists, having experienced:
    • A compelling learning environment.
    • Opportunities to serve as a teacher and mentor.