Admission to the Program in Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Students applying to the Pharmacological and Pharmaceutical Sciences (PPS) program may pursue a Ph.D. in Pharmaceutics or a Ph.D. in Pharmacology. We DO NOT offer a Master’s degree in either discipline at the present time.

Applicants are expected to have a bachelor’s degree (or higher) in Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Pharmacy or related sciences. In addition, those applying for the Pharmacology degree track must have taken 3 credit hours of advanced human physiology and 3 credit hours of biochemistry before admission or during the first graduate year.

The application deadline for Fall 2014 admission is January 31, 2014.

To begin your application, please visit the UH Graduate School website. Please note: The University recently implemented Online Graduate Applications and Admissions Management. If you exeprience any difficulties with this system, please contact Vanessa Lockett

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Application and Program Resources

Application Instructions (.pdf)
Costs and Financial Aid (.pdf)
Frequently Asked Questions (.pdf)
Application Tips (.pdf)

Resources about UH and Houston

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If you have further questions, please contact:

Vanessa Lockett
Graduate Programs Office Manager
Department of Pharmacological and Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of Houston, Science and Research Bldg 2, Rm 521
Houston, Texas 77204-5037
Phone 713-743-1222