Developing Future Scientists

...trained to promote health through knowledge, research, and social responsibility

The Path of a
Physician – Scientist

...six-year pathway with a Master of Pharmaceutical Sciences followed by progression to CNU College of Medicine.

Two Track Options:

1) a thesis-based track, and 2) a capstone track

Advanced Training

...in theory and laboratory- based settings to students opting for higher education in the health-related professions

Our Vision

Preeminence in pharmaceutical sciences research, drug development skills, and integrated education abilities.

Our Future

New medical center and teaching hospital to be built on our Elk Grove campus.

Why Choose Us


  • Two track options: 1) a thesis-based track, and 2) a capstone track.

  • Foundational core courses, complemented by a broad spectrum of well-designed electives.

  • Multiple teaching pedagogical formats maximize learning and subject retention.

  • Small class sizes suitable for individualized education and research skills.

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