Accelerated BS/MS Program

The BS/MS is a five-year accelerated program for academically qualified students who enroll as first-year/freshman students, or who are already enrolled in our BS degree program.

Eligibility Requirements

  • New students entering UB as first-year/freshmen directly from high school
    OR
  • Current UB pharmaceutical sciences BS students in their senior year
    OR
  • Transfer students from other programs (time to degree completion will vary based on time of transfer/major change).

Admissions Requirements

  • Current UB students: Minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0
  • Successful completion of all Pharmaceutical Sciences Undergraduate Program prerequisites, including Physics II
  • Two letters of recommendation from faculty knowledgeable of the student's ability and capability. Evaluators should comment on laboratory research, communication skills, creativity, and intangibles in the student's academic performance. An email request will be sent directly to your recommenders when you submit your application for formal review.
  • Personal statement

Application Steps

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Step 1: Apply to UB

BS/MS application deadline date: November 1.