Industrial and Physical Pharmacy and Cosmetic Sciences Major

This major is a program that focuses on the application of pharmaceutical sciences and pharmacy to the study of pharmaceuticals production and distribution and prepares individuals to manage pharmaceutical industry operations.

Includes instruction in pharmacoeconomics, industrial management, operations management, preformulation evaluation, product formulation/reformulation, drug product development, stability testing, dosage design, pilot scale-up, drug marketing, quality control, drug information, and legal and regulatory affairs.

What can you do with a major/degree in Industrial and Physical Pharmacy and Cosmetic Sciences Major?

If you work as a scientist in the industrial and physical pharmacy area of this major, you will most likely be creating new medicines.   You will use the latest methods, technologies, and processes to develop new medications.  As a cosmetic scientist, you may develop and test new perfumes and toiletries for the beauty industry.  A bachelor’s degree may get you started in a career in this field, however, growth potential is better with a master’s degree.  Your prospective employer would be a drug company, university, or a government agency.


Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Industrial and Physical Pharmacy and Cosmetic Sciences Major

Professional associations are groups of professionals dedicated to topics in specific fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.



Publications/Magazines in Industrial and Physical Pharmacy and Cosmetic Sciences