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The MS in Pharmacology curriculum is designed for completion within one year. Classes will start Monday August 19, 2020 and end by May 1, 2021.

Applications for the 2020-21 academic year are due by July 31, 2020.
Orientation & the first day of class will take place on Wednesday August 19, 2020.

Admission Requirements

Candidates for admission are required to have successfully completed the requirements for a baccalaureate degree including basic work in biology and chemistry. Competitive scores for admissions include a GPA of ≥3.0 a a cumulative MCAT score of ≥500, an average DAT score of ≥18, or an average GRE score of ≥300. However, due to the current COVID19 pandemic, for the upcoming 2020-2021 academic year we are waving the requirement for MCAT, GRE and DAT scores if such scores have not been previously obtained.


Applications for the next academic year should be received by July 31, 2020. However, applications will be reviewed as they are received, therefore early submission of applications is highly encouraged.

Applying to the MS Program

You may create an account and complete the online application by accessing this link to Tulane's Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences website.

If you should have any questions regarding your application or the application process, please call the Biomedical Sciences office at 504-988-5226.


Full-time tuition for the 2020-21 academic year is $23,500 to be paid on a two semester basis. No tuition waivers are available for this program. Students will also be charged the following estimated fees on a per semester basis: Academic Support Services ($400), Student Activities ($120), Reily Recreation Center ($190), and Student Health Services ($333). Fees are subject to change.

Master's Graduation Fees

 When applying for graduation, a Degree Fee of $35.00 is required.

Degree Requirements

Thesis Track: Students are required to successfully complete the minimum of 29 credit hours of course work, 4 credit hours for Masters Thesis Research, and complete the requirements for a Master's thesis. The thesis will be based on either laboratory or library research (the topic to be chosen by the student in consultation with the advisor and the thesis committee).

Non-Thesis Track: Students are required to successfully complete a minimum of 33 credit hours of course work, including 4 elective courses (8 credit hours) in the Spring semester.