Office of Research and Graduate Programs

Are you looking to conduct research or obtain a further degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences? We are here to help!

The Office of Research and Graduate Programs

works in tandem with the three academic departments that house the SOP's graduate programs to foster a culture of research excellence. It supports graduate students' academic, career, and professional development through networking events, career chats, research poster competitions, workshops, weekly graduate student newsletters, and community-building activities. In coordination with various offices within the University of Mississippi, the SOP ORGP also provides guidance and support on various graduate student and research-related matters.

Our Master and Ph.D. Programs

Our programs offer many different emphases from environmental toxicology to industrial pharmacy. Explore our three programs here!

Our Graduate Departments

Learn more about our three dedicated departments!

Department of BioMolecular Sciences

We are a department of leaders in inter-disciplinary life sciences dedicated to improving human and environmental health through education, biological and chemical research, and committed service.

Department of Pharmacy Administration

Our department explores the frontiers of health economics and outcomes research, pharmaceutical marketing and management, pharmacoepidemiology, and the evolving role of pharmacists in delivering quality health care.

Department of Pharmaceutics and Drug Delivery

Our vision is to be nationally and internationally recognized as a center of excellence in pharmaceutics and drug delivery, as distinguished by our innovative work in research and education.

Helpful Resources

Below, you will find various helpful resources for your time in our programs.

Need a poster printed? Fill out the form below to get the process started.

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Need to reserve a room? We have you covered.

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Need assistance with an IT issue? Reach out to us and we'll be glad to help!

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Need to know more about the steps to graduation? The Graduate School has a step-by-step guide.

Learn more about graduation preparation

Looking for a past document, publication, or etc about the University of Mississippi?

Check out eGrove here

Learn more about Nature Masterclasses, which offers professional development training for researchers.

Visit Nature Masterclasses

Are you looking for a particular graduate school document?

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Want to learn more about the universities' policies? Visit the UM Polices site and find what you're looking for.

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Want to learn more about financial and paying for college? The Office of Financial Aid is here to help.

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Need help with an account issue or need help paying for college? The Bursar's Office can help!

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Need help with registering for classes? The Office of the Registrar will connect you with the right resources

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The International Student & Scholar Services Portal contains resources to help international students at the University of Mississippi.

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EH&S is your resource for safety information, training materials, spill response, environmental issues, and hazardous materials disposal on the Oxford campus.

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The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP) at The University of Mississippi serves faculty and staff who are pursuing research or other sponsored projects funded by federal, state, or private agencies and organizations.

Visit ORSP

Want to know more about the UM Libraries on campus?

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The Department of Writing and Rhetoric is the home of the University of Mississippi’s First-Year Writing and Speech Communication programs, the B.A. in Rhetoric, the UM Writing Centers, and the UM Speaking Center.

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Need to speak with someone? The University Counseling Center is here to listen and help.

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The University Ombuds provides the University of Mississippi Community with a confidential, neutral, independent, and informal place to voluntarily seek assistance with bringing forth and resolving campus-related concerns, problems, or disputes.

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Feeling unwell and need to see someone? Our trained staff of professionalsat University Health Services is here to help.

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Student Disability Services leads the university in its commitment to recognize disability as a valued aspect of diversity, to embrace access as a matter of social justice, and to design more welcoming and inclusive environments.

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Campus Recreation provides outstanding services, inclusive programs, and educational opportunities to empower the University of Mississippi community in the pursuit of lifelong well-being.

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Want to get involved? Check out The ForUM!

The ForUM website

The Center for Inclusion and Cross-Cultural Engagement enthusiastically develops programs and services that support the University of Mississippi’s core value of inclusiveness. The center fosters an environment characterized by open and ongoing communication that deepens students’ understanding of their own and others’ identity, culture, and heritage. It is dedicated to creating a supportive and inclusive campus environment that complements the academic experience, connects and engages students with the university community, and provides opportunities for success in a multicultural society.

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We provide students with various resources to assist them with their career planning and development needs.

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The University of Mississippi Food Pantry seeks to end campus hunger and alleviate poverty by discreetly providing nutritious food products and hygiene products free of charge to students and employees in the Ole Miss community.

Visit the Grove Grocery website

UMatter is the official site for finding resources and information on how to care for yourself and your peers when they are in distress.

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VIP: Survivor Support provides confidential advocacy to assist victim-survivors of gender-based violence and serves as a liaison between the University and local resource groups.  Confidential advocates are certified campus advocates who provide non-judgmental support and options and empower students to create an individualized plan for healing. Staff and peer educators also promote awareness through programming and provide education for students, faculty, and staff on these topics.

 Visit the VIP: Survivor Support website

The Division of Diversity and Community Engagement supports the mission of UM by transforming people, institutions, and communities through partnership, access, and engagement that fosters belonging, enriches learning and development, enhances research, and creates equitable opportunities for all.

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The William Magee Center for AOD and Wellness Education is dedicated to transforming students’ lives by providing education, intervention, and support services to enhance well-being and foster success at the University of Mississippi.

Explore William Magee Center resources

The Sarah Isom Center for Women and Gender Studies Educates about Issues of Gender and Sexuality, Promotes Interdisciplinary Research, and Advocates for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

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We provide comprehensive resources to veterans, military, and dependents to aid in their overall success as Ole Miss students.

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Our mission is to support the University with parking and transit options, all while keeping our focus on sustainability and forwarding our Transportation Demand Management goals.

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We create a safe and supportive campus environment that assists the university in fulfilling its broader mission while aiding in the personal and professional development of the campus community.

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Our Research Centers

Learn more about our five outstanding research centers!

Center for Clinical and Translational Science

The Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) serves as a catalyst for the clinical and translational sciences between the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy and UMMC. CCTS facilitates the translation of basic research discoveries into clinically validated therapies to improve the health of populations in Mississippi and beyond.

Center for Pharmaceutical Marketing and Management

CPMM is a research center of excellence that advances research, teaching, and service in the areas of medication use and health outcomes, management of pharmacy organizations, and the marketing and utilization of appropriate medications in all segments of the healthcare industry. The CPMM works closely with the Department of Pharmacy Administration, and almost all CPMM research projects in the center and department are conducted by collaborative teams of faculty, staff, and graduate students working in the two units.

National Center for Cannabis Research and Education

The National Center for Cannabis Research and Education fosters and conducts scientific research, data analysis, education and training on the health effects of cannabis. NCCRE researchers and leaders will aid in policymaking and outreach as state programs emerge.

National Center for Natural Products Research

We research, develop, and commercialize potentially useful natural products. Based at the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy, NCNPR collaborates with academia, government, and the pharmaceutical and agrochemical industries to create natural products that can be used to improve human health and agriculture as crops, pharmaceuticals, dietary supplements and agrochemicals.

Pii Center for Pharmaceutical Technology

We conduct interdisciplinary drug and polymer research that provides end-stage pharmaceutical products directed at therapeutic conditions, vaccines, antidotes and wound care.

ARE YOU READY to participate in undergraduate research?

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Undergraduate Research Experience

ARE YOU READY for graduate student research training?

Check out our DIRECT Program!

DIRECT Program

Meet the Team

Reach out to us with any questions or concerns you may have!
Soumyajit Majumdar

Soumyajit Majumdar

  • Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Programs, Professor of Pharmaceutics and Drug Delivery and Research Professor in the Research Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Melissa Rodriguez King

Melissa Rodriguez King

  • Program Manager