The Binghamton University School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences has entered into an articulation agreement with Elmira College that will allow students to transfer into BU's Doctor of Pharmacy program after three years of undergraduate study.  That is the information supplied in a news release from Binghamton University on Wednesday morning.

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According to information in the release this is a 3 plus 4 program that would make it possible for qualified Elmira College students to complete a bachelor of science degree in biochemistry with course work taken in their initial professional year at Binghamton University.

Students who wish to participate are subject to a number of qualifications including a specific grade point average, have completed required prerequisite credits and apply by September 30 of their third year at Elmira.

Binghamton University's School of Pharmacy has similar 3 plus 4 agreements with Cornell University, Wells College and Ithaca College.  BU has 2 plus 4 programs with SUNY Broome, SUNY Onondaga and SUNY Nassau Community College.

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