Master of Product Development (MPD) Admissions

Interested in Concordia University Wisconsin’s Master of Pharmaceutical/Chemical Product Development (MPD) program? We’re here to help—please see the important admission dates and requirements below.

Timeline for Fall 2017 Admission

  • August 1: Master of Pharmaceutical/Chemical Product Development (MPD) program application opens for the following fall
  • October–April: Interviews are scheduled with selected MPD program candidates
  • November–July: MPD program acceptance offers are extended on a rolling basis
  • Late August 2017: MPD program classes begin

Visit Us!

To help you decide if Concordia University Wisconsin’s Master of Product Development program is right for you, we encourage you to see the CUW campus in person. You can schedule a visit and get more information below.

MPD Admission Requirements

  • Hold a bachelor’s degree in the sciences, preferably chemistry, biochemistry, pharmacology, or biology
  • We will consider other bachelor’s degrees if you have successfully completed:
    • Two semesters of organic chemistry,
    • One semester of analytical chemistry,
    • One semester of instrumental analysis, and
    • Maintained an average GPA of at least 3.0 (If you’re missing A or B above, you may be accepted if you take these classes at CUW while pursuing your MPD degree.)
  • International students whose undergraduate education was not delivered in English:
    • Provide TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) scores of at least 81 on the Internet-based version or 213 on the computer-based version
    • A GRE test in Chemistry is strongly encouraged

See our MPD Application Process and Program FAQ pages for more information. For additional questions about the program or admission process specific to our Master of Product Development degree, please contact Michaela Hanson (MPD Admission Counselor).

Accepted Students

After the MPD applicant interview, the Admission Committee will meet, review the application materials, and come to an admission decision. Acceptance offers are extended on a rolling basis from November–July.