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Pre-Pharmacy Advising Programs

The University of Hartford, in conjunction with the University of St. Joseph Pharmacy School, offer two paths to earn both a Bachelor's degree in either Biology or Chemistry and a Doctor of Pharmacy degree in six years.


Bachelor of Science in Biology with Pre-Pharmacy Option

Students who expect to transition from the BS in Biology to the Doctor of Pharmacy Program at St. Joseph’s University should discuss this option with their adviser and the Chair of the Biology Department as soon as they arrive on campus, as there are particular courses students must complete to be eligible for matriculation at St. Joseph’s University. Eligible students must apply for admission to the St. Joseph’s program during the summer before the junior year. Students accepted into the Pharmacy Program at St. Joseph’s will complete their requirements for the BS in Biology at St. Joseph’s during their senior year as they begin their Pharmacy coursework. The BS degree is awarded after the first completed year at the University of St. Joseph. For more information about the program’s requirements, please consult with the Chair of the Biology Department.

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Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry with Pre-Pharmacy Option

Students who expect to transition from the BA in Chemistry to the Doctor of Pharmacy Program at St. Joseph’s University should discuss this option with their adviser and the Chair of the Chemistry Department as soon as they arrive on campus, as there are particular courses students must complete to be eligible for matriculation at St. Joseph’s University. Eligible students must apply for admission to the St. Joseph’s program during the summer before the junior year. Students accepted into the Pharmacy Program at St.  Joseph’s will complete their requirements for the BA in Chemistry at St. Joseph’s during their senior year as they begin their Pharmacy coursework. The BA degree is awarded after the first completed year at the University of St. Joseph. For more information about the program’s requirements, please consult with the Chair of the Chemistry Department.

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