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Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Students in the M.S. degree program in Pharmaceutical Chemistry will gain an in-depth understanding of the experimental and computational processes and societal issues that surround the discovery and design of modern pharmaceuticals. The program is intended for students seeking to be employed as research chemists in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. The program is a research-based degree program; it cannot be completed by examination or by coursework alone.


Program Address

Department of Chemistry
120 Chemistry
One Shields Ave
Davis, CA 95616

Program Type

Departmentally-Based Graduate Program
Lead Dean: 
College of Letters and Science
Major Code: 

Degree Requirements

Administrative ByLaws

Application Deadlines

Dec 1, 2020
Space Available: 
May 1, 2021
Prospective Student Fellowship: 
Dec 1, 2020
Continuing Student Fellowship: 
Jan 15, 2021

Degrees Offered

M.S. Plan I


Graduate Program Coordinator

Program Chair

  • Graduate Program Chair
  • Chemistry
  • 07/01/2017
  • Department Chair
  • Chemistry
  • 07/01/2018

Academic Advisors

  • Advisor: Primary Contact
  • Chemistry
  • 09/01/2017 to 08/31/2021
  • Advisor: Admissions Only
  • Chemistry
  • 09/01/2019 to 08/31/2021
  • Advisor: General
  • Chemistry
  • 09/01/2015 to 08/31/2021

Senior Academic Advisor in Graduate Studies

Internal Fellowship Analyst in Graduate Studies

External Fellowship Analyst in Graduate Studies