Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

The study of human health is no easy path. The human being is a universe of potential, and there's always something new to be learned and discovered. 

Our campus community centers on health science, which is why our students are so successful in their future careers including pharmacy, medicine, and public health. From undergraduate research opportunities to working in student-operated pharmacies, students at ACPHS work together to improve the lives of others, and they have fun along the way.

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The ACPHS experience is one that combines quality academics, personalized attention, and a strong emphasis on service. Opportunities exist for students within each of our academic programs to work side-by-side with faculty on groundbreaking research in areas such as cancer, infectious disease, and obesity. These opportunities, along with robust student life that includes athletics, clubs, and community service, are part of what distinguishes ACPHS from other colleges and universities.

Academic offerings include a six year direct-entry Pharmacy program and four year programs in Public Health, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Microbiology, Clinical Laboratory Sciences, and Biomedical Technology, including joint degree offerings for pre-med, pre-PA, and pre-law.

According to the 2016 College Scorecard, ACPHS was ranked #3 in the nation for median salary of our alumni ($118,800). Graduates of the College are prepared for a range of careers such as: biochemist, clinical laboratory scientist, consumer safety officer, dentist, drug information specialist, environmental toxicologist, health policy analyst, hospital administrator, pharmacist, physician, physician assistant, physical therapist, research scientist, and veterinarian. Graduates are also well positioned to continue their education in graduate or professional schools.

An education from Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is like no other. It’s why we were recently named the #1 Value-Added college in the nation by Brookings Institution for our commitment to student success.

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