Pharmaceutical Sciences Graduate Program Open House

Is a PhD right for you?

A person with a PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences has the training to carry out cutting-edge, laboratory research to discover or develop drugs for the treatment of human diseases or study how the human body reacts to drugs.

The Pharmaceutical Sciences Graduate Program at the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy offers exciting opportunities for students seeking training in the areas of Medicinal, Bioorganic and Computational Chemistry; Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Engineering; Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics; Clinical and Experimental Therapeutics; and Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy.

Students that obtain PhD training in our program are highly valued by the pharmaceutical industry, government agencies and academia. Many of the researchers in the College play integral roles in the economic development of Kentucky through their patents and development of intellectual property within numerous start-up companies.  

Open House Details

When: Saturday, October 29, 2016
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Where: Biological Pharmaceutical Building Room 234B (2nd Floor)
Located at 789 South Limestone
Parking information is below

To register please visit our Registration Page.

  • Learn about opportunities for graduate study in the Pharmaceutical Sciences Ph.D. program at the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy
  • Find out the academic requirements for entry and a successful application
  • Find out about career options for Ph.D.'s in Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Hear graduate students already in the program describe their academic background and research projects
  • Learn about the stipends and tuition we pay to students
  • Talk with faculty and graduate students in Pharmaceutical Sciences

This Open House will be especially useful for students who are currently a junior or senior in Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, and Social Sciences and who have a GPA >3.2.


Parking Information: Free limited parking is availabe in the lot behind the Biological Pharmaceutical Building (off Virginia Ave, then Press Ave.) Parking Map (lower left corner of this map; the lot is shaded in blue). If this lot is full, you may park in the UK Chandler Hospital Parking Garage.