Binghamton University (S.U.N.Y.)

School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences



PO Box 6000

Binghamton, NY 13902

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

Binghamton University’s School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (SOPPS) educates students who understand the value of evidence-based, patient-centered pharmaceutical care and innovative research. Our graduates will serve their communities in socially responsible ways to improve health and well-being. Our Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program requires 4 years of full-time, professional study, regardless of educational background or experiences. The pre-advanced pharmacy practice experiences (APPE) curriculum includes robust rotations; an emphasis on interprofessional education and teamwork; and courses in pharmacy management, hospital practice and pharmacoeconomics. Through a formal research track and a capstone experience, students have opportunities to work with leading scholars and researchers in pharmacy practice, health outcomes and pharmaceutical science. Graduates will be able to work a range of settings, including community pharmacies, clinics, and hospitals; the pharmaceutical industry; the insurance industry; and government agencies such as the Food and Drug Administration, and National Institutes of Health. Graduates will also be prepared to work with matters of public health and managed care. 


Binghamton University - SUNY is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. The Binghamton University School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Doctor of Pharmacy program has been granted Precandidate status by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), 135 South LaSalle St., Suite 4100, Chicago, IL 60503; 312-644-3575; FAX: 312-664-4652

Eligibility Requirements:

The PharmD program requires at least 62 semester credit hours of study at an accredited college or university, or an equivalent institution, as determined by the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, for admission. All course prerequisites must be completed by the time of matriculation, and each course must have a grade of C or better prior to enrollment. An overall GPA of 2.75 and a science GPA of 2.75 are minimum for entry.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Midsize Suburb

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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