Our graduates are mentored by esteemed faculty and gain positions in prominent pharmaceutical industries, academic institutions, government, or further their training as post-doctoral scientists.  The College of Pharmacy offers four areas of graduate study. The major emphasis of these sub-programs is on research and coursework leading to the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree in Pharmacy. Our graduates are exceptionally well prepared for their future!
Financial Support:  Our students are supported through a research or teaching assistantship which provides tuition, fees, and a monthly living allowance. This is not aid for which you apply, but is offered if accepted into the program.
Graduate Student Life

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"After researching the UI’s rankings, research strengths, and faculty projects and publications, I was confident that I found the ideal place to further my career. A colleague who completed his degree at the UI College of Pharmacy told me I would not be disappointed"  
-Wesam Ismail, PhD Candidate

Where do our Graduate Students Go?

42 %

Pharmaceutical Industry

20 %

Academia, Tenure-Track

17 %

Postdoctoral Positions

21 %

Government - Other