Degree Requirements

M.S. Degree Requirements

Candidates for this degree must satisfy general requirements as well as those of 1 of the following options:

  • Students who are proceeding toward the Ph.D. degree at KU receive the master’s degree after satisfactorily completing the course work requirement for the Ph.D. and passing a comprehensive oral examination.
  • Students who wish to earn only the M.S. degree must complete a prescribed subset of the course work requirements for the Ph.D. degree and a thesis representing at least 10 credit hours of research and pass a thesis defense.

M.S. Degree Requirements

Candidates for this degree must satisfy general requirements as well as those of 1 of the following options:

  • Students who are proceeding toward the Ph.D. degree at KU receive the master’s degree after satisfactorily completing the course work requirement for the Ph.D. and passing a comprehensive oral examination.
  • Students who wish to earn only the M.S. degree must complete a prescribed subset of the course work requirements for the Ph.D. degree and a thesis representing at least 10 credit hours of research and pass a thesis defense.

Contact Info

Department of Medicinal Chemistry

Malott Hall
1251 Wescoe Hall Drive, Room 4070
Lawrence, KS 66045-7572
785-864-4495
medchem@ku.edu
http://www.medchem.ku.edu/
Barbara Timmermann, Chair
785-864-4495
Apurba Dutta, Graduate Advisor
785-864-4495
mdcmdgs@ku.edu
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