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coronavirus (covid-19): the latest updates about usciences return to campus: the full plan for a phased return of employees and students:

pharmacognosy, ms, phd

turn your fascination with nature into a challenging, well-paying career. usciences prepares you for that success with one of the nation’s only advanced pharmacognosy degree programs. courses cost $1,676 per credit. our world-class faculty takes your education personally:

  • small student-teacher ratio encourages individual attention
  • extraordinary program flexibility fits your needs
  • hands-on approach to cutting-edge science imparts practical knowledge

what sets us apart?

  1. all of our graduates gained employment either upon graduation or shortly thereafter. they’re in demand at leading research labs, corporations, and universities.
  2. our programs suit your schedule: take courses in the late afternoon and evening with your full-time or part-time studies.
  3. obtain a graduate degree in less time than a traditional degree program through our integrated bs/ms or bs/phd program.
  4. usciences’ professional connections to other institutions such as usda-errc helps you team up on research.
  5. our faculty members have an open-door policy so you won’t need an appointment to talk with your research advisor.
  6. you benefit from close interdepartmental relationships and cross-discipline collaboration.
  7. acquire the knowledge and skills needed to excel in a pharmacognosy career—starting with a firm foundation in the general field of chemistry.


program director’s message

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john w. tomsho, phd
program director

office location:

griffith hall, room 310a


university of the sciences
600 south 43rd street
philadelphia, pa 19104-4495