Dual/Collaborative Degrees Admissions
The University at Buffalo offers a wide range of opportunities for exciting interdisciplinary study across its academic schools such as unique collaborative degree programs with the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences including PharmD/JD, PharmD/MBA, PharmD/MPH, PharmD/PhD, and PharmD/MS combinations. Through these partnerships, interested students have the opportunity to enhance their academic and post-graduate opportunities. See Collaborative/Dual Degree Flyer.
PharmD/JD: The doctor of pharmacy and doctor of jurisprudence collaborative degree program offers qualified students the opportunity to combine studies and professional training in law, pharmacy, and the pharmaceutical sciences. Students will earn the Law degree first in 3 years, then the PharmD degree in 4 years for a total of 7 years. Students must apply to both the Law School and the PharmD program in the first year. Upon acceptance to both the Law School and the PharmD program, the PharmD program will then defer admission for 3 years upon graduation from Law School. Contact Dr. Wrobel, Director of PharmD Advisement, for more information.
PharmD/MPH: The School of Public Health and Health Professions and the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences jointly offer a five-year program leading to the doctor of pharmacy/master of public health (MPH) degree. Students will select from one of three concentrations. See Health Services Administration, Epidemiology, or Community Health and Health Behavior for more information about the PharmD/MPH.
PharmD/PhD and PharmD/MS: The School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences offers collaborative programs that involve advanced coursework and intense graduate level research training in the Pharmaceutical Sciences. The doctor of pharmacy/doctor of philosophy in pharmaceutical sciences is typically seven years and the doctor of pharmacy/master of pharmaceutical sciences is typically five years. See PharmD/PhD or PharmD/MS for more information.