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Pharmaceutical and Pharmacological Sciences

Career Profile

Our research-oriented program is designed to develop the interests and capabilities of participating students and prepare them for rewarding careers in academic research, teaching, biotechnology, the pharmaceutical industry, health policy and management. We invite you to explore your potential in our program!

Program Application Requirements

Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose, 3 Letters of recommendation

Graduate Program Application Requirements

All students interested in the Pharmaceutical and Pharmacological Sciences Ph.D. program must apply through the common admissions portal for all graduate programs in the Biomedical Sciences. Choice of the Pharmaceutical and Pharmacological Sciences program occurs during the first year of graduate study after selection of an adviser for your dissertation research.

Application includes a personal statement, transcripts from all colleges or universities attended, GRE scores, TOEFL scores (International only) and three letters of recommendation. Applicants must arrange to have official copies of transcripts and tests scores sent directly to the WVU Office of Graduate Admissions and Recruitment, P.O. Box 6510, Morgantown, WV 26506-6510. For purposes of initial review, please upload unofficial copies of transcripts and test scores.

Additional Information:

HSC Office of Research and Graduate Education:

Program Application Test Requirements


Application Deadlines

Fall Deadline

Saturday December 15 2018

English Proficiency Requirements

All applicants whose first language is not English must provide proof of English language proficiency. WVU accepts either the TOEFL or the IELTS for this purpose. Learn more about our English language proficiency requirements.

Accreditation Information

WVU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

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