Pharmaceutical Sciences

The Division of Pharmaceutical Sciences has two emphasis areas, Pharmaceutics and Medicinal Chemistry, which cover a broad range of expertise in research, teaching and service at the UMKC School of Pharmacy. The division houses eight full-time faculty, a research associate, a research associate professor, a postdoctoral associate, a postdoctoral fellow, a research assistant, six adjunct faculty, two support staff and more than 50 IPh.D. graduate students.

This division is dedicated to supporting the professional degree program by providing the highest quality and comprehensive graduate education in drug delivery, physical pharmacy, biopharmaceutics, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, synthetic medicinal chemistry, organic chemistry and biochemistry. With access to state-of-the-art equipment and surrounding resources, our students are well prepared to meet the latest challenges in groundbreaking research/discoveries in the field of academics, government and industry after graduating from the university, thus making a significant impact and contribution to society.


Pharmaceutical Sciences Graduate Student Handbook
UMKC Admissions
School of Graduate Studies Admission Requirements
iPhD Program

Financial Aid and Scholarships

School of Graduate Studies Scholarships and Financial Assistance

UMKC School of Pharmacy Graduate Student Scholarships

Professional Organizations

American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists – UMKC Chapter

Pharmaceutical Sciences Graduate Student Association – UMKC Chapter

Faculty/Staff Directory

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For more information, please visit the School of Graduate Studies website and review the “Current Students” program information.