Graduate Students


Applying With AHCAS

Use AHCAS to apply for the M.S. Clinical Laboratory Sciences and M.S. Cytotechnology and Molecular Cytology programs.

Fall Admission Deadlines

February 1  Deadline to apply and receive consideration for a graduate tuition scholarship

April 15       Deadline to submit completed AHCAS application

Apply With AHCAS
 

  • B.S. or B.A. degree from an accredited institution with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. The degree must be conferred prior to enrollment at ACPHS.
  • Completion of appropriate pre-requisite courses:
    • M.S. Clinical Laboratory Sciences
      • General Biology I & II (lecture + lab)
      • General Chemistry I & II (lecture + lab)
      • Anatomy & Physiology I & II (lecture + lab)
      • Organic Chemistry (lecture + lab)
      • Biochemistry (lecture + lab)
         
    • M.S. Cytotechnology and Molecular Cytology
      • General Biology I & II (lecture + lab)
      • General Chemistry I & II (lecture + lab)
      • Anatomy & Physiology I & II (lecture + lab)
      • Organic Chemistry (lecture + lab)
      • Cell Biology (lecture + lab)
  • Completed and officially submitted AHCAS applicationinclusive of:
    • Names and contact information of two (2) faculty or professional references 
    • Personal essay describing why you wish to pursue graduate studies at ACPHS, your specific interest in the academic program and your career goals
    • Current resume or curriculum vitae (CV)
       
  • Official transcripts for all college-level coursework, including college-level coursework completed while in high school. An official WES or ECE course-by-course evaluation is required for all coursework completed outside of the United States.

    All official transcripts or WES/ECE course-by-course evaluations must be sent directly to AHCAS (not ACPHS) via the National Student Clearinghouse, Parchment, or Credentials Solutions; or mailed by the authorized institution, using one of the following:

    AHCAS Transcript Processing Center
    PO Box 9127
    Watertown, MA 02471

    OR

    AHCAS 
    c/o Liaison International
    311 Arsenal Street, Suite 15
    Watertown, MA 02472
     
  • Official Graduate Record Examination (GRE) General Test results are ONLY required of applicants who have an undergraduate GPA below 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale). The GRE must have been completed within the past five (5) years and results should be sent directly to ACPHS (Code 2013) by ETS.
  • Official TOEFL (minimum score of 84) or IELTS (minimum score of 7) scores are required as demonstration of English language profiency. This requirement may be waived for applicants who have been studying in the United States for at least two (2) years immediately prior to the time of application.

    Official TOEFL results should be submitted directly to ACPHS (Code 2013). Otherwise, official TOEFL and IELTS results should be mailed directly to ACPHS:

    Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
    Office of Admissions
    106 New Scotland Avenue
    Albany, NY 12208