Information on applying to the PhD Program in Medicinal Chemistry:
Successful applicants demonstrate adequate preparation in chemistry, biochemistry, physics, mathematics, and biology. However, some applicants may be required to take additional courses to enhance their background in any of these areas.
- The deadline for applications for admission to Fall Term 2020 PhD Program in Medicinal Chemistry is December 1, 2019.
- The Fall Term 2020 application will be available online in mid-September of 2019.
- Applications are only accepted for Fall Term admission. There are no Spring Term admissions.
- We do not offer a Master’s Degree program in Medicinal Chemistry; this information applies only to the PhD Program.
Please click HERE for the REQUIREMENTS and procedure for applying for admission to the Medicinal Chemistry PhD program.
These documents are required for application to our PhD programs and are due, with your online application, by the deadline.
Any delay in submission of required documents by the applicant, will result in a delay of application review by the admissions committee.
It is important that you follow the instructions on the admissions requirements page for submitting the required supporting materials directly to the Rackham Graduate School. Absolutely no paper documents should be mailed to the department.
It should be noted that the department does not accept applications to do PhD work with specific faculty. The normal process is to apply to the Medicinal Chemistry Program through the Rackham Graduate School (as described on the admissions page). Your application will then be considered, along with all other applications that we will receive. Decision notification letters are sent out throughout the review process starting after December 15, with the final letters sent by April. During their first year, our students perform two research rotations in labs of Medicinal Chemistry faculty. At the end of the winter term, they are then matched with a faculty member who will mentor them through their PhD studies.
We do not offer a Master’s Degree program in Medicinal Chemistry; this information applies only to the PhD Program.
Questions? Please e-mail COP-MedChemApps@med.umich.edu