C-GCC and the University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences have formed a new collaborative agreement that will provide students the opportunity to earn a doctor of pharmacy degree in a shorter amount of time.
A memorandum of agreement was formally signed by Phyllis Carito, vice president and dean of Academic Affairs at C-GCC, and Dr. James O’Donnell, dean of the UB School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.
Under the 2+4 agreement, students will complete two years of undergraduate study at C-GCC, then apply to UB’s pharmacy program.
Discussing the partnership, O’Donnell said, “The University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences values our collaboration with C-GCC, and this 2+4 agreement will further solidify our strong partnership. We look forward to having their best and brightest students as members of our PharmD program.”
For more than 130 years, the University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences has continually been a leader in the education of pharmacists and pharmaceutical scientists, renowned for innovation in clinical practice and research. The school is accredited by the American Council of Pharmaceutical Education (ACPE) and is the number-one-ranked school of pharmacy in New York State, and number 22 in the United States.
C-GCC is ranked the second-best community college in New York State by WalletHub.com, and falls at number 27 on the national list. For more information, call 518.828.4181.