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Washington State University
Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences and Molecular Medicine


Contribute to groundbreaking health research while surrounded by all the natural beauty for which the Pacific Northwest is known.

When you choose a graduate program, you are choosing more than a college, you are choosing where you will be living for the duration of your degree. What better choice than the scenic Pacific Northwest?

Located on the WSU Health Sciences campus in downtown Spokane, Washington you will find no shortage of urban comforts even while surrounded by all the amenities nature has to offer. Minimal congestion and low cost of living also means you spend less time and money on commuting and rent, and more time focusing on your education.

WSU Health Sciences, Spokane

Where once there was nothing more than rail yards, now lies a vibrant green campus. Since being designated the Washington State University Health Sciences campus in 2010, students and researchers have gathered on the Spokane campus, collaborating across specialties to advance human health. You will find yourself surrounded not only by pharmacy, medical and nursing students, but by renowned faculty and researchers from the WSU College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Nursing, and Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine. The campus is part of Spokane’s University District with extensions of Eastern Washington University, Gonzaga University, Whitworth University, and the University of Washington all nearby.

WSU Health Sciences is further equipped with Core research facilities to further the research goals of students and faculty across the campus.

Living in Spokane

As the second largest city in Washington state, Spokane has all the amenities of a big city, with the feel of a small and supportive community. The city has become especially popular in the last 10 years for its cottage industry of craft brew beer, some of the most breathtaking views nature has to offer, and a thriving arts, culture and restaurant scene.

In the heart of downtown Spokane, the WSU Health Sciences campus is just a short walk from all of the best things Spokane has to offer. The campus itself borders the Spokane river and students looking for a few minutes of fresh air between classes can quickly find themselves overlooking the Spokane falls in what National Geographic calls one of the nation’s most beautiful urban parks, Riverfront Park.

With more than 100 parks76 lakes in the Spokane area, five ski resorts within a two-hour drive of downtown, and plenty of hiking and biking trails, the city offers a variety of outdoor recreation year-round. While enjoying the outdoors, anyone keeping their eyes peeled might even see a bald eagle, a moose, or any of the diverse wildlife that calls the area home.

Views of Spokane