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Joint Degree Programs

Fast-track your career with an accelerated biology degree.

Biology majors have the opportunity to forge a direct path to a rewarding professional career. Applicants to joint degree/early assurance programs must apply to Adelphi and indicate interest in the joint degree programs offered by the Department of Biology:

3 + 4 Early Assurance Program
New York University College of Dentistry

4 + 4 Early Acceptance Program
Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine—School of Dental Medicine  

Pre-professional student at Adelphi

4 + 4 Preferred Admissions Program
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

3 + 4 Early Admissions Program
Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine

4 + 4 Admissions Early Interview Program
New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine

3 + 4 Early Admissions Joint Degree Program
SUNY College of Optometry

3 + 4 Early Assurance Program
New York College of Podiatric Medicine

Physical Therapy
4 + 3 Early Acceptance Program
New York Medical College

4 + 3 Early Decision Program
New York Institute of Technology

Veterinary Medicine
4 + 4 Articulation Program
Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine

Pharmaceutical Sciences
4 + 4 Collaborative Affiliation Agreement
Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

» Learn more about our Joint Degree/Early Assurance programs


For further information, please contact:

Department of Biology
Science Building Room 103
p – 516.877.4200

Pre-Professional Advising and Fellowships
Nexus Building, Room 145
p – 516.877.3140
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