The Professional Science Master's program in biomedical nanotechnology incorporates aspects of the pharmaceutical sciences curriculum with courses in nanotechnology, entrepreneurship, and law.
The Professional Science Master's program in biomedical nanotechnology incorporates aspects of the pharmaceutical sciences curriculum with courses in nanotechnology, entrepreneurship, and law. The combination of these fields results in a unique curriculum that offers students an opportunity to obtain skills not only in the relevant science but also in leadership, business, and intellectual property law. Furthermore, the program directly addresses a core mission of the university: the provision of practice-oriented educational programs in major scientific disciplines.
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Master of Science in Biomedical Nanotechnology General Requirements
Prerequisites: calculus, organic chemistry, biochemistry, and physiology.
A grade of C- or higher is required in each course.
CHME 5699 - Special Topics in Chemical Engineering
PMST 6252 - Pharmacokinetics and Drug Metabolism
PHSC 5100 - Concepts in Pharmaceutical Science
PHSC 5300 - Pharmaceutical Biochemistry
PHSC 5305 - Professional Development for Pharmaceutical Sciences
PHSC 6212 - Research Skills and Ethics
BIOL 6381 - Ethics in Biological Research
PHSC 6300 - Pharmaceutical Science Seminar
PHSC 7010 - Pharmaceutical Sciences Laboratory
PMST 6254 - Advanced Drug Delivery System
Note: Students may complete either CHME 5699 (Special Topics in Chemical Engineering) or PMST 6252 (Pharmacokinetics and Drug Metabolism). Students may complete either PHSC 6212 (Research Skills and Ethics) or BIOL 6381 (Ethics in Biological Research).
NNMD 5270 - Introduction to Nanomedicine Science and Technology
NNMD 5470 - Nano- and Biomedical Commercialization: From Concept to Market
Business and Enterprise
ENTR 6200 - Enterprise Growth and Innovation
ENTR 6212 - Business Planning for New Ventures
LS 6101 - Introduction to Legal Studies 1: Law and Legal Reasoning
Complete 2 semester hours from the following repeatable courses:
PHSC 5976 - Directed Study
1.00 - 4.00
PHSC 6401 - Pharmaceutical Science Internship
PHSC 6984 - Pharmaceutical Science Research
Northeastern's signature experiential learning model combines academics with professional practice to help students acquire relevant, real-world skills they can apply to their desired industry. Northeastern offers a variety of ways for students to gain experience, some examples include:
Full-Time Co-op Opportunities — Students on co-op work in a paid position in their field of study for three to six months.
In-Class Case Studies — Professors integrate case studies and exercises into the classroom to bring a real-world perspective and relevance to what they’re teaching.
Research — Students collaborate with faculty in our more than 30 federally funded research centers, tackling some of the most pressing challenges in health, security, and sustainability.
Our faculty represents a wide cross-section of professional practices and in fields ranging from finance to education to biomedical science to management to the U.S. military. They serve as mentors and advisors, and collaborate alongside students to solve the most pressing global challenges facing established and emerging markets.
Assistant Dean, Clinical Professor/ Assistant Dean Academic Affairs – Department of Pharmacy and Health Systems Sciences
By enrolling in Northeastern, you gain access to a network of more than 245,000 alumni and 3,200+ employer partners, including Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, and global NGOs. Our current students and faculty across strategically located regional campuses further foster that lifelong global community of learning and mentoring.
Below is a look at where our Pharmaceutical Sciences alumni work, the positions they hold, and the skills they bring to their organization.