Students will be admitted, on a competitive basis, to the Penn State Behrend phase of the program based upon the following minimum criteria:
1. To begin the application process, apply to Penn State University. Please indicate Penn State Erie as your first choice for Campus Location and Biology as your choice of major.
Applying for the Accelerated Program is a separate application, as this Accelerated program is only offered at the Erie campus.
2. Next, apply for Phase I of the 3 + 4 Accelerated Program in Pharmacy by completing this Application Form.
3. Acceptance to Phase I of the program is determined by Penn State Behrend Pre-Health committee members. You will be notified upon completion of this process.
If you have any questions, you may contact:
Dr. Tia Young, Pharmacy Pre-health Adviser, or Dr. Michael W. Justik, Health Professions Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 814-898-6105.Since admission to Phase I is granted on a competitive basis and there are a limited number of openings, it is recommended that you apply as early as possible. Admission to Phase I grants the successful applicant conditional acceptance into Phase II. Acceptance into Phase II is based on the conditions outlined herein and is administered by the University at Buffalo.
Penn State Behrend students can receive conditional acceptance based upon the anticipated completion of the Phase I program requirements before June 30th of the admission year. University at Buffalo may also require a formal interview with a designated interviewer as part of the Pharm.D. admission process. The Pharm.D. Admissions Committee is seeking the following minimum requirements:
See the University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Admissions page for more details.