Biomedical Research, M.S. and Pharm.D.

Plan of Study

All students are required to successfully complete:

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
First SemesterCredit Hours
BMR 601 Intro DNA, RNA & Protiens 3
BMR 602 Intro Cells and Metabolism 3
BMR 680 Seminar 1
PHS 628 Mammalian Neurophysiology 2
 Credit Hours9
Second Semester
BMR 603 Regulation Cell Function 2
BMR 604 Cell Basis of Disease 1
BMR 680 Seminar 1
BMR 785 Intro to Research 1-6
PHS 629 Mammalian Physiology 6
 Credit Hours11-16
Second Year
Third Semester
PHAR 511 Clinical Immunology 1
PHAR 531 Biopharmaceutics I 1 3
PHAR 541 Pharmacy Practice I 4
PHAR 542 Immunology and Microbiology 2 4
PHAR 546 Pharmaceutical Biochemistry 4
PHAR 811 Pharm Prac Exp I (IPPE 1) 1
 Credit Hours17
Fourth Semester
PHAR 521 Integrated Laboratory I 2
PHAR 532 Biopharmaceutics II 3
PHAR 543 Pharmacy Practice II 4
PHAR 544 Prin of Disease & Drug Action 4
PHAR 545 Therapeutics I 3 4
PHAR 812 Pharm Prac Exp II (IPPE II) 1
 Credit Hours18
Third Year
Fifth Semester
PHAR 611 Integrated Laboratory II 1
PHAR 621 Pharmacy Law & Ethics 2
PHAR 622 Drug Info & Comm Skills 2
PHAR 631 Pharmacometrics 3
PHAR 632 PPM Leadership 3
PHAR 661 Therapeutics II 6
PHAR 813 IPPE 3 Community 2 1
 Credit Hours18
Sixth Semester
PHAR 612 Therapeutic Drug Dosing 1
PHAR 633 Patient Care Skills Lab 3
PHAR 634 PPM Finance 3
PHAR 635 Research Outcomes Patient Care 4 3
PHAR 671 Therapeutics III 3 7
PHAR 814 Intro Phar Institutions 2 1
 Credit Hours18
Fourth Year
Seventh Semester
PHAR 711 Med Therapy Management 1
PHAR 722 PPM Patient Safety 2
PHAR 741 Ther-Endocrine 4
PHAR 751 Neuro & Psychiatric Dis 5
PHAR 815 Phar Prac Exp 5 IPPE 5 1
PHAR 816 Inpatient Clinical Skills 1
Elective I 3
 Credit Hours17
Eighth Semester
PHAR 721 Therapeutics 7 2
PHAR 731 Case Studies 3
PHAR 761 HemeOnc Nutrition Hepa MS 6
PHAR 817 Intro Phar Prac Exp IPPE 7 1
PHAR 818 Education IPPE 8 1
Elective 2 3
 Credit Hours16
Fifth Year
Ninth Semester
Fall and Spring  
PHAR 881 APPE 1-General Medicine 5
PHAR 882 APPE 2-Amb Care/Prim Care 5
PHAR 883 APPE 3-Advanced Community 5
PHAR 884 APPE 4-Adv Institutional 5
PHAR 885 APPE 5-Geriatrics 5
PHAR 886 APPE 6-Diverse Populations 5
Elective 3 3
Elective 4 3
Capstone 1 3
Capstone 2 3
 Credit Hours42
 Total Credit Hours166-171

Non-Thesis Degree

A minimum of 36 credit hours is required for a non-thesis degree in the BMR program.

BMR 601Intro DNA, RNA & Protiens3
BMR 602Intro Cells and Metabolism3
BMR 680Seminar1
BMR 628Neuroscience I3
BMR 603Regulation Cell Function2
BMR 604Cell Basis of Disease1
BMR 680Seminar1
BMR 785Intro to Research3
PHS 629Mammalian Physiology6
PHAR 531Biopharmaceutics I3
PHAR 542Immunology and Microbiology4
PHAR 545Therapeutics I4
PHAR 546Pharmaceutical Biochemistry4
PHAR 635Research Outcomes Patient Care3
PHAR 671Therapeutics III7
Total Credit Hours48

In addition, the student must pass a written and/or an oral comprehensive examination to receive the M.S. degree.