Research and Graduate Programs
Graduate Program Descriptions
The WVU School of Pharmacy offers two graduate Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree programs.
The Health Services and Outcomes Research (HSOR) Ph.D. program emphasizes research related to the access, cost, quality and outcomes of pharmaceuticals and health services.
The Pharmaceutical and Pharmacological Sciences (PPS) Ph.D. program emphasizes basic laboratory research.
Our graduate programs feature multidisciplinary coursework and seminars to provide students with a diversified background in the theories and techniques of contemporary research. In addition, we take pride in our collaborative environment, and maintain a favorable faculty-student ratio to promote collegial interactions among faculty, research scientists, and individual students.
Our research-oriented programs are 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!