Pharmacology PhD

Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

Program Description

As a PhD in pharmacology, you will do research in our highly collaborative environment, present your findings in a variety of settings and acquire the skills of a well-rounded, independent research scientist. Our distinguished faculty will mentor you through the full scope of your research, from training you to use equipment and analyze data through writing grants. You will work with state-of-the-art synthetic and computational resources to develop novel molecules and study their effects in the body and the environment. 

In this process, you will build interdisciplinary research skills with applications to careers in drug discovery, neuroscience, toxicology, endocrinology, public health and many other fields.

Program Contact

Jacobs School Office of Graduate Education
955 Main St., Room 6130
Buffalo, NY 14203
Phone: 716-829-3398

Instruction Method

  • In Person (100 percent of courses offered in person)

Full/Part Time Options

  • Full Time

Credits Required

  • 72 Hours


  • 5 Years

Application Fee

  • $85

This program is officially registered with the New York State Education Department (SED).

Online programs/courses may require students to come to campus on occasion. Time-to-degree and number of credit hours may vary based on full/part time status, degree, track and/or certification option chosen. Time-to-degree is based on calendar year(s). Contact the department for details.