Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics

Admission Guidelines for Graduate Programs in the Department of Pharmacology

The University of Toledo offers a Master of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences degree with a concentration in Pharmacology/Toxicology as well as a Ph.D. in Experimental Therapeutics. Although applicants are encouraged to explore faculty research interests by visiting faculty pages and can indicate their preferences in the statement of purpose that accompanies the application to the program, their preferences cannot be always accommodated, depending on vacancies available in the lab of preference at the time of enrollment. All accepted candidates are assigned a thesis or dissertation adviser based on their preferences and/or faculty availability. The following are requirements for application to the M.S. and Ph.D. programs.

Domestic applicants

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university
    • Official transcripts must be received
  • A minimum of 2.70 cumulative GPA for all previous academic work.
  • GRE: No minimum score, but recommendations for greatest consideration:
    • Verbal 155
    • Quantitative 151
    • Writing 3.5
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Statement of purpose

International applicants

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university
  • GRE: No minimum score, but recommendations for greatest consideration:
    • Verbal 155
    • Quantitative 151
    • Writing 3.5
  • TOEFL – Minimum score 80; recommendation for greatest consideration for funding ≥90 (IELTS scores are no longer accepted)
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Statement of purpose

The deadline to receive complete application package is January 15th. The program only accepts new applicants for the Fall term


Last Updated: 6/26/15