Master of Science Major in Pharmacy

Master of Science Major in Pharmacy
Officially recognized by the National Program for Quality Graduate Studies of the National Council on Science and Technology (Consolidated)
Areas of Interest: Natural and Exact Sciences
Degree Level: Graduate Studies
Type of Degree: Master
Academic Degree: Master in Sciences with specialization in Pharmacy
Length of Course: 2 years
Official Recognition Since: August 28, 2003
Number of Official Recognition: 103580

National Acreditation
Program of Study

The purpose of the Master Degree is creating human resources with full qualifications for applying scientific method and solving pharmaceutical problems in academic, scientific and industrial fields. Having emphasis in the development of new drugs, and having interaction among the research advance of the Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon and the government health programs in our communities.

Graduates of the master degree will acquire scientific knowledge and be able to analyze and deal with health problems. This will be possible through different studies of pharmacological activity obtained from extraction and synthesis of data from natural products. New Biotechnology tools will help while evaluating the use and value of therapeutic activities and identifying molecular components.

Applicants must be professionals in related areas of knowledge, basic skills of verbal and mathematical reasoning, speaking and writing, a marked sense of responsibility, discipline and respect for the environment, in addition basic knowledge of pharmaceutical and chemical sciences.
Labor Market
Graduates of Master Degree of Sciences have the knowledge, skills and competence to continue with doctoral studies or engage in research. Solving pharmaceutical problems, training and consulting in the field of health care.
Social Significance
Graduates of Master Degree of Sciences have a deep knowledge on scientific and technological basis, a fully qualified domain of experimental methods to obtain new knowledge, which later would be implemented in the resolution of pharmacy issues. Always keeping social and environmental responsibility.
Continuing Professional Development
The Master Degree of Science Major in Pharmacy is fundamentally a way of continuous updating due to the knowledge, skills and competences that are taught. It also offers the opportunity to continue with Doctoral Degrees in the field of pharmaceutics at the same University or external institutions.

Operational Hazard
Depending on the field of professional performance, the graduate will be exposed to different chemical substances and it is important to follow recommendations from National and International Organizations that regulates chemical industries in order to safeguard the integrity of individuals.
Specific Requirements
Applicants must register and take the admission tests: the General Knowledge Test and the English Proficiency Test (EXCI, Spanish acronym) of the competition for admission to graduate studies, as established by the University Senate. Foreign applicants must also take and pass the UANL Spanish test. Applicants must pay the enrollment fees set by UANL and the School of Chemistry, as well as complying with the entrance provisions of the UANL General Regulations of Graduate Studies and the School of Chemistry Internal Regulations. For any special case, the Master Degree Committee will determine whether applicants are admitted or rejected.

Director of Graduate Studies in Pharmacy:
Dra. Lucia Guadalupe Cantu Cárdenas
Phone: 8329-4000 Extension: 6227

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