The graduate program leading to the Ph.D. degree in pharmaceutical sciences is designed for students seeking teaching and research careers in academic institutions, the pharmaceutical industry and other health-related agencies. An interdisciplinary approach prepares graduates to perform independent research, to encourage scholarly development and to acquire teaching skills. Areas of specialization include pharmacology, pharmaceutics, toxicology, and medicinal chemistry.
Applicants for the Ph.D. program must hold either a Bachelor of Science degree, a Doctor of Pharmacy degree, or its equivalent from an accredited college or university. Application is made through the Pharmaceutical Sciences Department.
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Mercer University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
3001 Mercer University Drive
Atlanta, GA 30341-4155