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B.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences

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Gain real-world experience to develop new drug products and treatments.

With a strong foundation in basic and applied sciences, and through real-world learning experiences, the bachelor of science in pharmaceutical sciences program within the VCU School of Pharmacy is in a unique position to equip you with the knowledge, technical and functional skills essential for the development of innovative pharmaceutical products that will help improve the quality of human life.

As a graduate from this program at VCU, you will be prepared to start a fulfilling career in the life sciences industry, or be ready to pursue advanced graduate or professional degrees in health sciences.

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Career Paths

As a pharmaceutical scientist, you can contribute directly to improving the quality of human life through the development of new drug products and therapies in various industries. This field also serves as an ideal stepping stone for advanced studies in pharmacy, medicine and other health-related careers.

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Program Overview

Build on the knowledge and skills you gain in the foundational and core pharmaceutical sciences curriculum to learn how to develop new pharmaceutical products.

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Application Info

Pharmaceutical sciences is a rapidly expanding industry with growing opportunities for graduates with bachelor's degrees. Apply to our program, and be part of the next generation of pharmaceutical sciences professionals.

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Financial Info

We want to help you set course for financial success during and after graduation. Learn about tuition and fees, explore financial aid opportunities, apply for scholarships and get financial guidance.

Looking to further your education?

Build on your bachelor’s through our graduate programs in pharmaceutical sciences and pharmaceutical engineering, our professional Doctor of Pharmacy program or our dual-degree programs.