PharmD/MPH

The School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences and the School of Public Health and Health Professions jointly offer a five year program leading to the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD)/Master in Public Health (MPH) degree.

Curriculum

Admission Requirements

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Two letters of recommendation 
  • Personal statement
  • International applicants: TOEFL examination with a minimum acceptable score of 600 on the paper-based test or 100 on the internet-based test; or demonstration of proficiency in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). The required minimum IELTS score is 7.5 overall. The IELTS score must be dated within two years of the time the student will enroll.  Only the official original IELTS score report is acceptable; photocopies are not acceptable.
  • Applicants who do not have at least two semesters of successful course work in calculus will be required to take additional courses in mathematics before being admitted. Prior coursework in advanced calculus and statistics is desirable, but not essential.
  • Bachelor’s degree is NOT required for PharmD candidates.

How to Apply

Candidates must submit separate applications and be admitted to the MPH program and to the PharmD program according to the procedures and standards of the individual schools. Students may enter the MPH after their P1, P2 or P3 year.

MPH applications must be submitted by Feb. 1 prior to fall admission. Late applications are not considered.

Questions?

Questions about the PharmD portion of the program?
Contact David Jacobs, PharmD/PhD, Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice, at dmjacobs@buffalo.edu.

Questions about the MPH portion of the program?
Contact Kim Krytus, Assistant Dean, Director Of Graduate Public Health Programs, at krook@buffalo.edu.