The Mercer Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) program in pharmaceutical sciences is a highly individualized graduate program tailored to each student to prepare them for careers in teaching and research in academic institutions and for employment in industry, government and other institutions involved in health-science oriented research and development.
The Ph.D. program consists of 70 semester hours, including 35 hours of dissertation research. Doctoral students are required to maintain a full-time load of 6 semester hours each semester (fall, spring, summer) while completing degree requirements. Upon successful completion of the program, the Ph.D. degree is awarded.
Admissions requirements and standards are designed to ensure success in the Mercer Ph.D. program. Selecting a candidate for a doctoral program involves many important factors including academic background (undergraduate coursework, GPAs, GRE scores), and extracurricular and work experiences. New students are accepted in the fall and spring semesters.
Admissions Contact Information
Pharmaceutical Sciences Graduate Program
Mercer University College of Pharmacy
3001 Mercer University Drive
Atlanta, GA 30341