The University of Buffalo offers a fully funded PhD program in Pharmacology. The majority of students enter the department through the interdisciplinary PhD Program in Biomedical Sciences for the first year. The PhD Program in Pharmacology requires a minimum of 72 hours of coursework, including four to five years of laboratory research. Students are fully funded through the entire course of their studies. PhD candidates receive a full-tuition scholarship, a $27,000 stipend and medical/dental insurance.