About CPS

The Clinical Pharmaceutical Sciences (CPS) PhD degree program is designed for students interested in clinical research. The goal of the program is to advance the science of human pharmacology and therapeutics and to improve the safe, effective and economical use of medications by patients.  

The program emphasizes the integration of clinical and basic research. It involves advanced studies of clinical pharmacology, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, pharmacogenetics and the requirements for regulatory approval of new drugs. The graduate is well prepared to assume a tenure track academic position or career as a clinical research scientist.

Information about how to apply is here.

Enrollment and Outcome Data

Currently enrolled:  10
6 Female, 4 Male, 1 Asian American, 2 White, 7 International (non-US Citizen)
Applicants:  22
Admissions:  4
Newly Enrolled Students:  4


PhD Completion Data

Year Entering Students Earned PhD Median Time to Degree Left with Master's Left without PhD or MS Still Enrolled
2008-09 3 3 60 months 0 0 0
2009-10 4 3 52 months 1 0 0
2010-11 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011-12 2 2 60 months 0 0 0
2012-13 1 1 60 months 0 0 0

 

Initial Placement of PhD Graduates, 2014-2015 through 2018-2019

Postdoc:   20%
Tenure track Faculty position: 0%
Non-Tenure Track Faculty position:  0%
Government/Non-Profit:  80%
Industry:  0%
Other:  0%
Unreported:  0%