Integrated Pharmaceutical Medicine Graduate Program

Master of Science (M.S.) Curriculum

The M.S. degree in integrated pharmaceutical medicine requires 45 credit hours: at least 25 credit hours from the core curriculum offered to the Ph.D. students, 10 hours of pharmaceutical medicine research, and 10 hours of thesis work, culminating in a written thesis and thesis defense.

Curriculum Blueprint Master of Science (M.S.) degree program
Requirements Minimum Credits
Minimum of 25 credits selected from the following courses:
IPM 75001 Transitions to Pharmaceutical Medicine 5
IPM 75201 KSU ST: Bioanthropologial Data Analysis 5 (KSU cross-reg)
IPM 75002 Pharmaceutical Medicine Seminar 4
MEH 79102 Responsible Conduct of Research 1
Elective Courses 10
Other Courses
IPM 75004 Pharmaceutical Medicine Research 10
IPM 75401 Thesis Research 10
Thesis Defense Required Non-credit
Total Credits Needed 45

Students must perform at a level above 80 percent on course assessments.

Across the curriculum, students will learn principles of drug action, pharmaceutical medicine research methods, statistics with an emphasis on biostatistics, medicinal pharmacology, biopharmaceutics and biotechnology, and several elective courses tailored to the student’s major interest.


Moses O. Oyewumi, B. Pharm.; Ph.D.
Co-Director, Integrated Pharmaceutical Medicine
Phone: 330.325.6669

Priya Raman, Ph.D.
Co-Director, Integrated Pharmaceutical Medicine
Phone: 330.325.6425

Matthew Smith, M.S., Ph.D.
Associate Director, Integrated Pharmaceutical Medicine
Phone: 330.325.6437

Integrated Pharmaceutical Medicine

College of Graduate Studies at NEOMED