Requirements for the Certificate of Drug Delivery - Enroll here.
What will I learn?
Students will build upon a solid basic science foundation to extend their knowledge about techniques used in drug delivery.
- Selection of materials for use in drug products.
- Characteristics of delivery of delivery systems used for injectable, oral, and topical drug administration.
- Targeting strategies to limit unwanted side effects.
- Design strategies to match drug products with biological requirements.
- Product quality standards and testing used to assure the availability of high quality pharmaceuticals.
- The role of drug development in the regulatory approval process used in the United States.
What prerequisite courses do I need?
Note: Not all prerequisite courses have to be completed to enroll in the certificate. As students complete prerequisites, they are encouraged to begin certificate coursework. If you have already completed some certificate courses, those courses will apply toward the certificate even if you have not yet enrolled.
Biochemistry (1 semester)
Calculus (1 semester)
Foundations of Biology
Human Physiology (1 semester)
Organic Chemistry II w/Lab
Pharmacology (1 semester)
Statistics (1 semester)
What are the certificate required courses?
See complete course descriptions here.
|Course Number||Course Title||Semester Hours|
orNeed A New Drug?
|PHAR:4146||Drug Disposition and Pharmacokinetics||2|
|PHAR:4736||Properties of Dosage Forms I||2|
|PHAR:4737||Properties of Dosage Forms II||2|
|PHAR:4740||Materials in Drug and Gene Delivery||3|
|PHAR:4745||Drug Delivery I||3|
|PHAR:4800||Chemical and Biophysical Properties of Drugs||1|
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