TJU and U Del partner to offer PharmD

Thomas Jefferson University and the University of Delaware signed a cooperative agreement to offer students an opportunity to earn a bachelor of science in biological sciences with a concentration in Pharmaceutical Sciences (BS) and a doctor of pharmacy (PharmD) in seven years after graduation from high school.

To participate in the program, students first apply to the University of Delaware (UD).

If accepted to JSP, students change their UD major to a B.S. in Biological Sciences with a concentration in Pharmaceutical Sciences and earn UD credit for courses taken in the JSP program. Students receive the BS from UD after completing the degree requirements, likely in the first year at JSP. Thomas Jefferson University awards the PharmD after successful completion of the fourth year at JSP.

Application to Jefferson requires:

For more information about the University of Delaware and Jefferson agreement, contact Dr. David C. Usher,, at UD or Karen Jacobs Astle,, at Jefferson. Visit the University of Delaware’s website for more information here. Read more about Jefferson’s PharmD program here.

For more information, contact Jane Clinton, 215-503-9865,

Published: 11-08-2012

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