MS in Pharmaceutical with Specialization in Cosmetic Science

Long Island University, Brooklyn - ISC, United States

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Next enrollment cycle

September 2022

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First Year Course Fee

USD 27,108

Course Accredited By

MSCHE

  • 2 Years
  • On Campus
  • Postgraduate
  • Degree
  • Up to 11% scholarship
The only program of its kind in New York City, LIU Pharmacy’s M.S. in Pharmaceutics with Specialization in Cosmetic Science prepares students for careers in the consumer products industry, researching, developing, and testing new cosmetics, perfumes, toiletries, household products, and more.
Graduates of the program are highly sought after by the global cosmetics industry to support research, development and manufacturing operations in the areas of chemistry, cosmetic/dermatological formulations technology, product evaluations and safety.

Program Mission
The mission of the Master of Science in Pharmaceutics with specialization in Cosmetic Science is to uniquely prepare students for entry into the cosmetics industry and other related fields. Graduates of the program will be highly sought after by the global cosmetics industry to support research, development and manufacturing operations in the areas of chemistry, cosmetic/dermatological formulations technology, product evaluations and safety. Alumni should become positioned to assume leadership positions within the cosmetics industry.

Enrollment Cycles

  • September 2022

Entry requirements
Graduate

Direct Admission

  • TOEFL (iBT) 79 or 85 (varies by program)
  • IELTS 6.0 (School of Pharmacy)
  • Pearson (PTE) 58
  • Pearson Versant Not Accepted
  • Duolingo Not Accepted
  • Gao Kao English 90 (Post) 100 - 105(Brooklyn)
  • GPA: 2.0 – 2.5

English Language Institute

  • TOEFL (iBT) 56 - 78
  • IELTS 5.5 – 6 Overall
  • Pearson (PTE) 45 - 57
  • Pearson Versant Not Accepted
  • Duolingo Not Accepted
  • Gao Kao English Under 90 (Post) Under 100 (Brooklyn)
  • GPA: 2.5 – 3.0

Degree Requirements
The following courses are required for the Specialization in Cosmetic Sciences:

Students taking the Non-Thesis Option must complete 33 credits:

  • 27 Core credits
  • 6 Elective credits
  • pass the written comprehensive examination

    Students taking the Thesis Option must complete 33 credits:
  • 27 Core credits
  • 6 Research and Thesis credits (taken in 2 consecutive semesters

Core Courses

  • PHA 010 Biostatistics 3 Credit
  • PHS 602 Pharmaceutical Regulatory Overview 3 Credit
  • PHS 760 Dermal and Transdermal Drug Products: Development and Regulations 3 Credit
  • PHS 761 Quality-by-Design and Process Validation 3 Credit
  • PHS 950 Cosmetic/Dermatological Formulations and Technology I 3 Credit
  • PHS 951 Cosmetic/Dermatological Formulations and Technology II 3 Credit
  • PHS 952 Cosmetic/Dermatological Formulations and Technology Laboratory 3 Credit
  • PHS 953 Color in Cosmetic Delivery Systems 3 Credit
  • PHS 960 Properties/Applications of Cosmetic and Pharmaceutical Raw Materials 3 Credit

Research and Thesis 
PHS 060 Research and Thesis (taken in 2 consecutive semesters) 3 Credit

The following courses may be selected from as electives for the Specialization in Cosmetic Science:

Elective Courses

  • PHS 070 Special Projects 3 Credit
  • PHS 702 Physical Chemistry II 3 Credit
  • PHS 932 Advanced Physical Pharmacy II 3 Credit
  • PHS 936 Dosage Form Design 3 Credit
  • PHS 937 Pharmaceutical Engineering 3 Credit
  • PHS 958 Aerosol Science and Technology 3 Credit

Graduate

 Direct Admission (2 semesters - Varies by program) $23,382 - $27,108 

Estimated Room, Board & Fees $16,266 - $19,614 

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