Gannon University Announces Two New Agreements To Benefit Students In Pre-Health Professional Programs
Posted: August 7, 2015
Gannon University has announced the signing of two agreements
that will create cooperative programs for pre-health students.
The agreements are an accelerated chiropractic program with New
York Chiropractic College (NYCC) in Seneca Falls, and an
accelerated pharmacy program with the University at Buffalo (UB) in
New York. Both will be available to students in the 2015-16
Under the agreement with NYCC, qualified students can earn a
bachelor's degree from Gannon in four years and a Doctor or
Chiropractic degree from NYCC, a three-year program. Highly
motivated and academically outstanding students at Gannon will have
the opportunity to participate in a 3+3 program whereby they can
matriculate to NYCC after completing only three years at Gannon.
Students selecting this option will earn a Bachelor of Sciences
degree in health sciences from Gannon upon successful completion of
the first year of the NYCC program.
NYCC is one of only eighteen graduate chiropractic institutions
in the United States to hold accredited status with the Council on
The agreement with UB creates a 3+4 pre-pharmacy program whereby
highly motivated and academically outstanding students at Gannon
can matriculate to UB after completing only three years at Gannon.
Like students in the NYCC program, Gannon students can earn a
Bachelor of Sciences degree in health sciences from Gannon upon
successful completion of the first year of the UB program on their
way toward earning a Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree at
In the most recent rankings in 2012, UB was ranked 17th among
pharmacy graduate schools in the nation by U.S. News & World
Gannon students enrolled in any of the new programs will be
conditionally guaranteed an interview with the respective
cooperating institutions, providing them with an advantage over
students from other institutions at the time of application.
Enrollment in any of the new programs does not preclude students
from applying to other schools of chiropractic or pharmacy.
The addition of the new programs brings to 17 the number of
cooperative degree programs offered by Gannon University's
Pre-Health Professional Program, including affiliated partnership
programs in every pre-professional track.