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Medical University of South Carolina

Department of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences

Charleston, SC

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Overview

Medical University of South Carolina / Department of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences is located in Charleston, SC, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Dental Medicine/Doctor of Philosophy (DMD/PhD)
Doctor of Medicine/Doctor of Philosophy (MD/PhD)
Doctor of Pharmacy/Doctor of Philosophy (Pharm D/PhD)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Drug discovery
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Cell injury and repair
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Medicinal chemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Toxicology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Oral and written exams, teaching and research seminar

Admissions

Applying

0
Application Fee - Domestic
85
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Interview, minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 10
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership

Student Body

26
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 53%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 19.23%

Gender

Male (53%)
Female (46%)

Faculty

9
Total faculty
Full-time - 8
Part-time - 1
Male (8)
Female (1)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Drug discovery, toxicology, metabolomics, cell stress and injury
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 280 Calhoun Street
MSC140
Charleston, SC  29425
United States
Contact Dr. Rick Schnellmann
Eminent Scholar, Professor and Chair
Email: schnell@musc.edu
Phone: 843-792-3754
Fax: 843-792-6590