Academics


Affiliation Agreements

ACPHS offers students opportunities to pursue several additional courses of study through established agreements with other educational institutions. These agreements allow for seamless transitions between ACPHS and institutions listed below:

Albany Law School

This agreement provides ACPHS students the opportunity to earn a bachelor's degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences from ACPHS and the Juris Doctor degree from Albany Law School in six years.

Albany Medical College

  • This agreement provides qualified ACPHS students who are enrolled in the B.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences program at the College with the opportunity to apply to medical school at the end of their second year. If accepted, students are assured admission two years later, upon completion of their undergraduate degree.
     
  • This agreement will offer highly qualified ACPHS students the opportunity to apply to the Center for Physician Assistant Studies concurrent with their admission to ACPHS.

Castleton University

This agreement provides students who have completed a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Science (or related field) from Castleton University the opportunity to complete a Doctor of Pharmacy program at ACPHS.

Clarkson University Graduate School

  • This agreement provides ACPHS students the opportunity to complete a Master's in Clinical Leadership in Healthcare Management or an MBA in Healthcare Administration (both offered by CUGC) in combination with a B.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences (from ACPHS).
     
  • This agreement provides ACPHS students the opportunity to complete a Master's in Clinical Leadership in Healthcare Management or an MBA in Healthcare Administration (both offered by CUGC) in combination with a Doctor of Pharmacy (from ACPHS).

College of St. Rose

This agreement provides an opportunity for students who have completed a Bachelor of Science degree at the College of St. Rose to pursue a Master’s Degrees in Cytotechnology and Molecular Cytology; Clinical Laboratory Sciences; or Molecular Biosciences (formerly Biotechnology) at ACPHS.

Hudson Valley Community College

This agreement provides an opportunity for qualified students who have completed the two-year associate’s degree in Biotechnology at Hudson Valley Community College to pursue a Bachelor of Science degree at ACPHS. Students will enter in the third year of the selected B.S. program.

Roger Williams University

This agreement provides an opportunity for qualified students who have successfully completed all requirements for the RWU Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, Biology, or Biochemistry to pursue the Doctor of Pharmacy Program at the ACPHS Vermont campus. The program requires seven years of full-time equivalency study.

Saint Michael's College

This agreement provides an opportunity for students who have completed a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology (or related field) from St. Michael’s College to pursue a Doctor of Pharmacy degree at ACPHS.

Schenectady County Community College

This agreement provides an opportunity for qualified students who have completed the two-year degree in Science at Schenectady County Community College to pursue a B.S. in Biomedical Technology at ACPHS. SCCC students will enter the bachelor's program as juniors.

The Sage Colleges

This agreement provides an opportunity for students who have completed a Bachelor of Science degree at The Sage Colleges to pursue a Master’s Degree in Cytotechnology and Molecular Cytology; Clinical Laboratory Sciences; or Molecular Biosciences (formerly Biotechnology) at ACPHS.

Union College

This agreement provides an opportunity for qualified ACPHS students, after two years at the College, to pursue a liberal arts degree, or those qualified students from Union College, after two years at Union College, to pursue a Bachelor of Science or Doctor of Pharmacy at ACPHS.

University at Albany

  • This agreement provides an opportunity for students who have completed a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Biology (or related field) at the University at Albany the opportunity to pursue Master’s Degrees in (a) Cytotechnology and Molecular Cytology or (b) Clinical Laboratory Sciences at ACPHS.
  • This agreement provides an opportunity for students who have completed a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry (or related field) at the University at Albany to pursue a Doctor of Pharmacy degree at ACPHS.

Utica College

This agreement provides an opportunity for students who have completed a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry (or related field) from Utica College to pursue a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from ACPHS.