Master in Pharmacology / Program Intended Learning Outcomes

At the successful completion of the Master's degree in Pharmacology, the graduate should be able to:
 
1.Analyze and explain advanced pharmacologic concepts of various drugs used in medicine including their pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, therapeutics, clinical pharmacology, and major body toxicities.
 
2.Evaluate the most current methods of drug discovery, drug development, drug target characterization and validation, assay development, and biomaterial optimization.
3.Apply the principles of molecular and cellular biology to explain the basis of drug action.
 
4.Apply pharmacogenetic and pharmacogenomic concepts to a particular drug therapy to solve relevant problems in pharmaceutical care.
5.Execute a reasonable range of pharmacological experiments and apply standard laboratory methods to obtain accurate data.
 
6.Design and carry out a scientific research projects and produce well-constructed and organized scientific papers or thesis in the field of pharmacology.
 
7.Interpret data from diverse sources and critically evaluate literature relating to drug research and usage and identify gaps in current knowledge.
 
8.Practice responsibility and trustworthiness in work execution and apply safety, ethical, and governmental regulations and standards as applied to pharmacology practice.
9.Collaborate and work effectively in a team and communicate effectively with both patients and other healthcare professionals and prepare and present seminars to professional standards.
 
10.Develop the skills required for self-managed and continuing professional development and demonstrate a deep and systematic understanding of the role and application of information technology and automation in professional practice