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About the Program

Welcome to the pre-pharmacy program, where you may enjoy all the benefits of a liberal arts experience while fulfilling the prerequisites for entrance into University of Maryland’s pharmacy school.

This dual-degree program requires a minimum of seven years of study. The first three are spent here, where students typically major in biology, chemistry, or psychology with a concentration in behavioral neuroscience.

Through this program, you earn a bachelor of science degree from Washington College and a doctor of pharmacy degree from the University of Maryland. In recent years, Maryland’s School of Pharmacy has increased enrollment to ease a pharmacist shortage.

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