Welcome to the
Master of Pharmaceutical Sciences
program at California Northstate

"NEW" → MPS to MD (2 + 4)-Combined Programs Unique Path to Medical School: To enhance the education and training of the next generation of physicians with special expertise and experience in pharmaceutical sciences and clinical regulations, CNU is offering the 2+4 MPS/MD (Master of Pharmaceutical Sciences + Doctoral of Medicine) degree combined programs. Now accepting applications!

Our Master of Pharmaceutical Sciences (MPS) Program is a two-year program available to students interested in the following research areas:

  • Drug Design and Discovery/Development
  • Pharmacology, Cellular and Molecular Biology
  • Microbiology/Immunology
  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Pharmaceutics, Drug Delivery, Pharmacokinetics
  • Regulatory Affairs, Pharmacoeconomics and Biostatistics

Graduates of this program can pursue a variety of career opportunities within the pharmaceutical industry field. Graduates are also positioned to work as researchers at universities, government agencies (i.e. NIH, FDA, CDC) agencies, and non-profit organizations. California Northstate University (CNU) is located in the Greater Sacramento Metropolitan Area, and provides unique opportunities for students to network with nearby biomedical, biotechnology, pharmaceutical companies, and government agencies.

Earn your Master’s in Pharmaceutical Sciences degree at California Northstate University!

The MPS program may also provide an alternative career pathway which enhances the opportunity to gain entry into Doctor of Pharmacy or Medicine programs.