Undergraduate Program

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Our undergraduate program is a four-year program leading to a Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences.

Students are educated for employment opportunities as pharmaceutical associate research scientists engaged in drug discovery and development. Many graduates enter pharmacy, nursing, public health, law, medical or dental schools, or continue their studies to obtain a MS or PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences.

Admissions Requirements

  • Minimum GPA of 2.5/4.0
  • Completion of prerequisite courses:
    • BIO 200: Evolutionary Biology
    • BIO 201: Cell Biology with BIO 201 lab
    • CHE 101: General Chemistry with CHE 113 lab
    • CHE 102: General Chemistry with CHE 114 lab
    • CHE 201: Organic Chemistry
    • CHE 202: Organic Chemistry
    • MTH 121: Survey of Calculus and Its Applications I or MTH 141: College Calculus I
    • MTH 122: Survey of Calculus and Its Applications II or MTH 142: College Calculus II
    • PHY 101: College Physics I or PHY 107: General Physics I (no lab)
    • PHY 102: College Physics II or PHY 108: General Physics II (no lab)

Pharmaceutical Sciences Undergraduate Program Application Steps

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Step 1: Apply to UB

If you are not a UB student, you must first apply through Undergraduate Admissions or International Admissions.

Admission is awarded on a competitive basis to qualified applicants. Fall admission only. Selection is based on scholastic achievement, which is judged from the college record and grade point average. UB does not have a policy that limits or favors current UB students, transfer or out-of-state applicants. All applicants are considered equally. UB SPPS is committed to a nondiscriminatory admission policy and philosophy. In accordance with federal and state laws, no person, in whatever relationship with the University at Buffalo, shall be subject to discrimination on the basis of age, religion or creed, color, disability, national origin, race, ethnicity, sex, marital or veteran status.