This is a 4+1 combined degree program between the Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Science and the Master’s in Law. BSPS students accepted into this program will carry out the requirements for their BSPS degree, take their internship in the summer between Junior and Senior years, and be eligible to take up to 9 credit hours of graduate level courses in the MS in Law program where the student can concentrate on regulatory compliance of chemicals, drug and health products.
Application to this early admission/bridge program is made in the summer between Junior and Senior years, to be eligible to take graduate courses in the senior year. It requires 1) a preferred 3.2 cumulative GPA; 2) permission of the chair of the department of the student’s major; 3) a letter of interest to the College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences program coordinator; 4) a completed graduate admission application; and 5) at least 2 letters of recommendation from faculty members.
It is the joint responsibility of the faculty and administrators in Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Science and Master’s in Law program to supervise students admitted to the early admission/bridge program, to ensure that the limit of nine hours taken as an undergraduate is strictly enforced, and to request that the College of Graduate Studies change their matriculation from Undergraduate to Graduate when they meet all undergraduate degree requirements.