Integrated Pharmaceutical Medicine Graduate Program

 Application Requirements

The Integrated Pharmaceutical Medicine (IPM) program at NEOMED provides graduate students who are interested in entering a career in the pharmaceutical industry and academia with an excellent integrated pharmaceutical medical graduate education at the M.S. and Ph.D. degree levels, and the benefits of NEOMED’s excellent research environment and infrastructure.

To be considered for admission, applicants must

  • Hold a Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in chemistry, biochemistry, of the biological sciences or related areas, or a combination of majors such as for a pre-pharmacy or pre-medicine baccalaureate
  • Have a minimum 3.0 undergraduate GPA (Students with a 3.4 GPA or above will be given preferential consideration for admission) or a 3.3 graduate GPA
  • Complete the NEOMED online admission application, including payment of the application fee
  • Submit an updated CV containing contact information, education, employment, scholarly activities, and licensure (if applicable)
  • Submit a personal statement describing how this program would further one’s goals
  • Submit official transcripts from all institutions that you have taken courses at. This includes both undergraduate and graduate courses
  • Submit letters of recommendation
  • Be a U.S citizen/U.S. permanent resident (latter must submit documentation of status during application process) or be eligible for a J-1 Visa (J-1 Visa Holder Resources)

M.S./Ph.D./Pharm.D.-Ph.D. Applicants*

Completed applications should be submitted no later than February 1. Invitations for on-campus interviews will be distributed in March. Offer letters will be sent out to applicants in April.

m.D.-Ph.D. Applicants*

Current NEOMED M.D. students are eligible to apply for admission into the Ph.D. program their M2 year. Applications should be submitted no later than November 1. Notice of admittance will be sent out to applicants in December. Students selected will be issued a “conditional acceptance” into the program with final admission contingent on successful completion of their M2 year.


Students are recommended, though not required, to have taken

  • A full series of biology, chemistry, and physics with lab
  • College writing
  • Genetics
  • Cell biology
  • Biochemistry
  • Statistics
  • Calculus
  • Analytical chemistry
  • Pharmacology
  • Microbiology
  • Biotechnology


College of Graduate Studies
Phone: 330.325.6499

Integrated Pharmaceutical Medicine

College of Graduate Studies at NEOMED