The College of Pharmacy at Oregon State University offers a research-oriented graduate study program in pharmacy that is individually designed to meet each student’s career interests and goals.

Our nationally renowned faculty members have strengths in all areas of pharmaceutical science, and many have been recognized for teaching excellence, outstanding research and their professional activities. Research focus areas include the exploration and design of anti-infective agents, the design and development of innovative drug dosage forms, and the mechanisms and consequences of drug interactions with living organisms.

Admissions Requirements

Admit Term
  • Any Term

Recommended Fall Term

Required Tests
  • GRE

English Language Requirements ?

English language requirements for international applicants to this program are the same as the standard Graduate School requirements.


Additional Requirements

Application requirements, including required documents, letters, and forms, vary by program and may not be completely represented here. The processing of your application will not be completed until these requirements have been met. Please, before applying to this program, always contact the program office to confirm application requirements.

See contact information above.

Application Process

Prospective students may apply to the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree in the College of Pharmacy encompassing the disciplines of pharmaceutics, medicinal chemistry/natural products, or pharmacology.  The College of Pharmacy does not accept applications from students interested in stand-alone M.S. degrees.  However, we will accept applications from students who, for funding reasons, must obtain an MS degree en route to a Ph.D. degree.  This should be clearly noted in the applicants statement.

Please review the program application process and Apply Online.

Dates & Deadlines ?

Admissions Deadline for Doctoral applicants
January 01

Available Concentrations ?

  • biopharmaceutics
  • medicinal chemistry
  • natural products chemistry
  • pharmaceutics
  • pharmacokinetics
  • pharmacology
  • pharmacoeconomics
  • toxicology

MAIS Participation

This program is not offered as a MAIS field of study.


AMP Participation ?

This program does not participate in the Accelerated Master's Platform (AMP)