University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Pharmacology

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Graduate Program Admissions


Ph.D. admissions to the Cellular Molecular and Biomedical Sciences

Masters Degree in Pharmacology

The Department of Pharmacology offers a Thesis and Non-Thesis option for a Master of Science degree, as well as an Accelerated Master's in Pharmacology (AMP) Program for qualified undergraduate students.  These are coursework and research based programs, with a minimum of 24 credits in coursework and 6 in research. Non-thesis Master's students will be required to complete an additional 6 credits of coursework.

Applying to the Pharmacology Master's Programs

arrowDetailed instructions for applying are provided at this site.

Requirements for that application include:

  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Academic transcripts
  • Essay describing your current interests and future goals.

Admission is based on an overall assessment of grade point average, GRE scores, research experience, research interests and letters of recommendation. Research experience is especially valued. The Department of Pharmacology does not have specific cut-off levels for GPAs, or GRE exam scores.

Applying for the Accelerated Master's in Pharmacology (AMP) Program

Please contact the Program Coordinator, Dr. George Wellman, for information on the AMP Program and the application requirements.

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