MS degrees in Pharmacy Administration, University of Illinois - Chicago College of Pharmacy-USA

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The Department of Pharmacy Administration faculty welcomes your interest in graduate studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). This webpage lists the application requirements for the Master of Science (M.S.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) graduate programs in Pharmacy (concentration Pharmacy Administration).

Note: these graduate degrees are research degrees, not pharmacy practice degrees. If you desire to apply to the professional degree program for pharmacy, see requirements for the UIC Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) program, available at web site listed at bottom of this page.

Applicants for the M.S. and Ph.D. in Pharmacy (concentration: Pharmacy Administration) must complete the following requirements.

Application to the Graduate College
You must apply directly to the Department of Pharmacy Administration, University of Illinois at Chicago. On your graduate application, indicate your desire for the graduate program as Pharmacy (concentration: Pharmacy Administration). The Pharmacy Administration departmental curriculum code is ISIS Major Code-7035AD, Program Code FS1568.  Indicate whether you are applying for the Ph.D. program (20FS1568PHD), M.S. degree program (20FS1568MS) or non-degree program in Pharmacy Administration (20FS1568NDEG). 

Online application 
Applicants must apply using the online application for the Graduate Program, which can be accessed on the UIC Office of Admissions and Records page.

Applicants must follow instructions on the UIC Graduate College application and submit all requested documents and forms.  Downloadable application forms are available through the Graduate College website.  Required materials will include:

  • the completed application 
    (which can be completed online)
  • application fees
  • official academic credentials 
    (transcripts and/or yearly marksheets)

Further information is available on the application form. Prior to admission, international applicants must also complete and submit a Declaration and Certification of Finances form, or show other acceptable proof of finances.

 

**Important** 
Please note that the process for the submission of documents is changing. Beginning with Summer/Fall 2013 applications, applicants will no longer submit paper credentials. All applicants are required to upload their documents and academic credentials electronically to satisfy both program-specific requirements and admission/institutional requirements. Please visit the Graduate Admissions website for more details on the document upload process:
http://oar.uic.edu/grad/document_upload.

Where to submit your application materials
The completed application form should be submitted online, which may also include credit card payment of application fees. All information that cannot be submitted directly online should be submitted directly to the Department of Pharmacy Administration.

This will include: Basic Admissions Credentials (paper versions of completed application, if not completed online; application fee checks if payment not via credit card; transcripts); and Supporting Documentation (letters of recommendation, personal statement, photocopies of GRE and TOEFL (if applicable), see special instructions below). The Department of Pharmacy Administration will review and forward these application materials to the UIC Office of Admissions and Records.

Application materials should be mailed, in one package (to expedite processing), directly to the Department at the following address:

Director of Graduate Studies
Department of Pharmacy Administration
University of Illinois at Chicago
833 S. Wood Street (m/c 871), room 241
Chicago, IL 60612-7231

 

Contact information
For further information about applying to graduate programs in the Department of Pharmacy Administration, please click here to complete our webform (preferred). Alternatively you may contact the personnel below.

 

Hanan A.Hajyousif
Administrative Aide
Department of Pharmacy Administration
833 S. Wood Street (m/c 871), room 241
Chicago, IL 60612-7231
Fax 312-996-0868
Phone 312-996-0878 
E-mail hananh@uic.edu

or 

Surrey M. Walton, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies
Department of Pharmacy Administration
833 S. Wood Street (m/c 871), room 241
Chicago, IL 60612-7231
Fax  312-996-0868
Phone  312-413-2775
E-mail  walton@uic.edu

Submitting TOEFL and GRE scores
To expedite application review and processing, include photocopies of your score reports in the application package. Your official TOEFL and GRE scores must be submitted directly to the University of Illinois at Chicago by? the educational testing service.

Institutional codes for UIC:

GRE R1851 
TOEFL 1851

Department Codes for UIC:

GRE 0613  pharmaceutical sciences
TOEFL 47  pharmacy

 

Special instructions for applicants to M.S. and Ph.D. programs in Pharmacy Administration (GRE, Letters of Recommendation, Personal Statement)
The Department accepts applications for both the M.S. and Ph.D. programs in Pharmacy Administration. In addition to the requirements of the Graduate College, the Department of Pharmacy Administration requires the following:

  1. GRE scores
  2. Letters of recommendation
    • Authors of letters for applicants may either use UIC recommendation forms and/or regular letterhead stationery for typed and signed letters.
    • For M.S. applicants, the Department requires three completed letters of recommendation
    • For Ph.D. applicants, the Department requires four completed letters of recommendation
  3. A two-page personal statement of educational purpose and career interests. The personal statement should outline the applicant's current or previous work as relevant to plans and objectives for advanced study, ?describe professional goals and how these were developed, and state the reasons(s) the applicant desires admission to the Pharmacy Administration graduate program at the University of Illinois at Chicago
  4. http://www.uic.edu/pharmacy/depts/Pharmacy_Administration/graduate_progr...

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