Health Sciences, B.S.H.S., in Pharmaceutical Sciences

Pharmaceutical Sciences

Gain a competitive edge in the changing field of health care with a Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences (BSHS) degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS). The BSHS in Pharmaceutical Sciences is located on GW’s Virginia Science and Technology Campus and partners with Shenandoah University’s (SU) Bernard J. Dunn School of Pharmacy. This unique partnership allows faculty to facilitate real-world experiences in drug development, genomics, pharmacology, toxicology, and drug policy.

Designed to educate future pharmacists, scientists, physicians, policy makers, and health professionals, the BSHS in Pharmaceutical Sciences program offers innovative, lab-based coursework that integrates basic and clinical sciences, emphasizes both research and practical skills, and educates students on the ethical and health policy issues related to drug development and patient care.

Situated on GW's Virginia Science & Technology Campus in Ashburn, Virginia, a thriving suburb of Washington, D.C., students have access to unrivaled internships in academic, private, and government research institutions. This program is ideal for career-changers who have completed an associate’s or bachelor’s degree, as well as transfer students.