Dec 04, 2020  
USC Catalogue 2020-2021 
    
USC Catalogue 2020-2021

Molecular Pharmacology and Toxicology (MS)


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A Master of Science in Molecular Pharmacology and Toxicology (28 units) will be granted on the basis of completion of at least 24 units of formal course work, in addition to four units earned by either completing and successfully presenting a thesis (MPTX 594a  and MPTX 594b , both 2-unit courses based on the results of an original investigation), or by completing a non-thesis option. Students must choose one of these options by the end of the first year of study.

Three courses (12 units) are required from Department of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences: PSCI 501 PSCI 502  and PSCI 503 . Additionally, four units are in a degree-specific required course: MPTX 500 .

The remaining units will be taken from courses offered within the Department of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences or in various related disciplines outside the department, if approved by the Department of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences Graduate Affairs Committee.

All 28 units must be at the 500 level or above. 

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