How to Apply to the Pharmacology Program

Students with a bachelor’s degree in biology, chemistry, molecular biology, biochemistry, neuroscience, pharmacy, or related sciences are encouraged to apply. This program does not require applicants to provide GRE or other graduate entrance exam scores. If your first language is not English, you must submit English Language Proficiency Test Scores.

To apply, please visit the Duke University Graduate School web site. All application materials should be sent to the graduate school office. Once all materials are received, the department will review the application.

We do not accept applications for spring semester matriculation.

Admissions Program Statistics for the last 10 years are available on the The Graduate School website.

The graduate training program in Pharmacology is committed to building and maintaining an inclusive and welcoming community.

The Duke Department of Pharmacology and Cancer Biology and the Graduate School are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with Section 504 of the Federal Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 and the ADA Amendments Act of 2008, as well as applicable state regulations and federal and state privacy laws. We encourage applications from all sectors of society, including those whose life experiences may include the challenge of access due to a disability. If you believe you may need and qualify for reasonable accommodations, please visit Duke’s Disability Management System (DMS) for detailed information and procedures.