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BioOrganic Principles of Pharmaceutical Science Certificate

Lehigh University



The online Certificate in BioOrganic Principles of Pharmaceutical Science from Lehigh University offers graduate-level courses for employees working with drug discovery and evaluation issues who work in pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device manufacturing companies. This online certificate will cover the basic biochemical molecular principles governing drug design, synthesis, mode of action at biological targets, formulation, and metabolism. Students will gain enhanced knowledge regarding bioorganic principles related to pharmaceutical science.

Students need 4 courses for a total of 12 credits to complete certificate. Students can any four of the following for certificate completion: *Advanced Organic Chemistry, *Elements of Biochemistry I, Elements of Biochemistry II, BioOrganic Chemistry, Medicinal & Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Organic Reactions, Topics in Organic Chemistry, Advanced Topics in Chemistry, Topics in Biochemistry, Process Chemistry. *Note: Either one of these courses is suggested as a starting point in the program.

All applicants to this program must have a a BS or BA in chemistry or biochemistry; or a minimum of two semesters of general chemistry with associated labs, two semesters of organic chemistry with associated labs, and at least two upper level chemistry courses.

Accreditation Information

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education

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