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  Oct 23, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 University Bulletin

Joint Degree/Early Assurance and Pre-Professional Preparation


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Joint Degree/Early Assurance Programs

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Most students at Adelphi who are interested in eventually earning a graduate degree in the health sciences and/or other professions follow a variety of paths to reach their goals. Adelphi University’s Joint Degree/Early Assurance and Early Acceptance Programs offer highly motivated and goal-oriented students a direct path to rewarding professional careers in dentistry, engineering, environmental studies, optometry, medicine, podiatry and physical therapy.

These programs give students an opportunity to combine Adelphi’s undergraduate experience with professional programs at such prestigious institutions as New York University College of Dentistry, Columbia University, New York Medical College, New York College of Podiatric Medicine, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, the State University of New York (SUNY) College of Optometry,the Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Columbia University, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine.  These programs are hugely rewarding, personally and professionally.

For information about specific joint degree/early assurance programs, please see the section on Pre-Professional Preparation  in this Bulletin. For additional information, please contact each department directly.

Dentistry

For additional information, contact the Department of Biology at (516) 877-4200, the Department of Chemistry at (516) 877-4130, or the Office of Pre-Professional Advising and Fellowships at (516) 877-3140.

Engineering

For additional information, please contact the Office of Pre-Professional Advising and Fellowships at (516) 877-3140 or your major department:

  • Department of Physics at (516) 877-4880
  • Department of Mathematics and Computer Sciences at (516) 877-4476
  • Department of Biology at (516) 877-4200
  • Department of Chemistry at (516) 877-4130
  • Environmental Studies at (516) 877-4170

Law

For additional information, please contact the Office of Pre-Professional Advising and Fellowships at (516) 877-3140.

Optometry

For additional information, contact the Department of Biology at (516) 877-4200 or the Office of Pre-Professional Advising and Fellowships at (516) 877-3140.

Medicine

For additional information, contact the Department of Biology at (516) 877-4200 or the Office of Pre-Professional Advising and Fellowships at (516) 877-3140.

Physical Therapy

For additional information, contact the Department of Biology at (516) 877-4200, the Department of Health Studies, Physical Education and Human Performance Science in the Ruth S. Ammon School of Education at (516) 877-4260, or the Office of Pre-Professional Advising and Fellowships at (516) 877-3140.

Podiatry

For additional information, please contact the Department of Biology at (516) 877-4200 or the Office of Pre-Professional Advising and Fellowships at (516) 877-3140.

Pre-Professional Preparation

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A strong liberal arts and sciences education is the best preparation for professional careers, including law and medicine. Students contemplating or planning to pursue careers in law and health professions can receive guidance from pre-professional councils established for this purpose. Please refer to “Pre-Professional Preparation ” in this Bulletin well as your major area of study in this chapter.

Programs

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