Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences says
Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is committed to the advancement of health, with an array of degree programs designed to help students succeed in pharmacy and other health related fields.
There are more than 1,600 students enrolled at ACPHS and more than 100 full- and part-time faculty. The College's main campus is located in Albany, New York; its satellite campus is in Colchester, Vermont.
The College offers a Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) program and four-year bachelor's degrees in Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Health and Human Sciences, and Biomedical Technology. ACPHS also offers master's degree programs in Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Cytotechnology and Molecular Cytology, Health Outcomes Research, and Biotechnology-Cytotechnology.
Opportunities exist for students within each of these programs to work side-by-side with faculty on groundbreaking research in areas such as cancer, infectious disease, and obesity. These opportunities, along with access to resources such as the cutting edge Pharmaceutical Research Institute, are part of what distinguishes ACPHS from other colleges and universities.
Graduates of the College are prepared for a range of careers such as: biochemist, clinical laboratory scientist, consumer safety officer, drug information specialist, environmental toxicologist, health policy analyst, hospital administrator, pharmacist, physician, physician assistant and research scientist.
The College is not only focused on the success of its own students, but also students throughout the region. ACPHS operates several programs for underserved youth in the area, each of which is designed to help them improve self confidence, develop new interests and skills, and inspire them to one day attend college themselves.