Pharmaceutical Sciences

Programs Degrees Major Codes Admissions
Term Deadline
Doctoral PHD PHRS Fall* March 9, 2021
Master’s MS PHRS Fall* June 8, 2021
Master’s – Online MS PHRS Fall* June 8, 2021
Fall Graduate School Fellowships December 15, 2020 (Recommended)
Assistant Director of Recruitment & Admissions
General Inquiries
Address UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy
Office of Student Affairs
CB# 7566, 109H Beard Hall
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7566
Website MS:
Phone 919-962-0097
Test Requirements
GRE not required
Letters of Recommendation 3
International Applicants Only TOEFL or IELTS score (no more than two years old)
Completed financial certificate
Other Requirements

In addition to the University’s required application materials, applicants should review the information below for additional expectations or application requirements.

Applicants must indicate only one choice on their application for their Division of interest or specialization. Only the first choice of Division (i.e. area of interest or specialization) will be considered on their application. Applicants should also describe this choice in their Statement of Purpose.

Applicants interested in the MS in Pharmaceutical Sciences degree, which is only available as a direct admit route for the health-system pharmacy program specialization, must be licensed or in the process of being licensed as a pharmacist in North Carolina when they start the program (July 1).  To meet this requirement, applicants typically will hold a Pharm.D. degree.

  • Statement of Purpose (maximum 2 pages) describing your interest in Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Curriculum Vitae
*Only in unusual circumstances and after consultation with the Program are other admission terms considered.