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106 New Scotland Avenue
Albany , New York 12208-3492

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Director of Counseling and Wellness
106 New Scotland Ave.
Albany, NY 12208
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About Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (ACPHS) is a private, not-for-profit university located in Albany, New York. Established in 1881, the college has a rich history in providing education and training in the fields of pharmacy and health sciences. With a strong focus on healthcare and a commitment to excellence, ACPHS has become a well-respected institution in the region.

One of the defining characteristics of ACPHS is its specialization in pharmacy and health sciences. The university offers a range of undergraduate and graduate programs in pharmacy, pharmaceutical sciences, biomedical technology, clinical laboratory sciences, and more. This focused approach ensures that students receive a comprehensive education that prepares them for successful careers in the healthcare industry.

ACPHS boasts state-of-the-art facilities, including advanced laboratories and research centers, to provide students with hands-on training and experiential learning opportunities. The college emphasizes the practical application of knowledge and encourages students to engage in research and community service. This combination of theory and practice equips graduates with the skills and expertise needed to make a meaningful impact in the healthcare field.

In addition to academic excellence, ACPHS places a strong emphasis on student support and development. With a relatively small student body, the university fosters a close-knit community where students and faculty can collaborate effectively. The dedicated faculty members not only possess extensive knowledge and experience in their respective fields but also prioritize individual attention and mentoring to help students thrive academically and personally.

Located in Albany, the capital city of New York, ACPHS is situated in a vibrant and culturally diverse region. The city itself offers a myriad of cultural, recreational, and social opportunities. Students can explore the historic downtown area, visit art galleries and museums, catch a show at the Albany Symphony Orchestra, or enjoy various outdoor activities in the nearby Adirondack Park.

Albany is strategically located within a few hours of major metropolitan areas such as New York City, Boston, and Montreal. This proximity provides ACPHS students with easy access to a wealth of professional and networking opportunities. Additionally, the region is home to numerous pharmaceutical and healthcare companies, offering students potential internship and employment prospects.

ACPHS takes pride in its commitment to community engagement and service. The university actively collaborates with healthcare organizations, local communities, and practitioners to address healthcare disparities and improve patient outcomes. Through these partnerships, students have access to valuable practical experiences and opportunities to make a positive difference in the lives of others.

Overall, Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is a prestigious institution known for its focused programs in pharmacy and health sciences. By blending academic rigor, experiential learning, and a supportive community, ACPHS equips students with the knowledge, skills, and values necessary to excel in the healthcare field. With its location in Albany and the surrounding opportunities, the university offers a rich and rewarding educational experience for aspiring healthcare professionals.

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Disability Accommodations

Services Provided

      • Notetaking Assistance
      • Exam Accomodations
      • Alternate Learning Material Formats (e-text, large print, etc.)
      • Scribe Services
      • Qualified Readers
      • Assistive technologies (screen readers, voice input, etc.)
      • Qualified Sign Language Interpreters
      • Text-Based Accommodations (CART or C-Print)

      Services Provided

          • Degree Curriculum Substitutions
          • Priority Enrollment
          • Reduced courseload
          • Medical leave
          • Residence Hall Accommodations

          Campus Accessibility

          Accessible Level

              • Student Health Services
              • Mental Health Support Services
              • The library(ies)
              • Institution Online Platforms
              • Recreational and Athletic Facilities
              • Student Community Center and Other Common Gathering Areas
              • Primary Educational Facilities Used for Classes
              • Entertainment and Event Facilities
              • On-Campus Transit
              • Close Off-Campus Transit
              • Student Housing
              • Essential Administrative Offices (financial aid, registration, students services, career counseling, etc.)

              Services Provided

                  • Dietary Meal Plan Accommodations
                  • Service and Emotional Support Animals
                  • Study Abroad Program Accommodations
                  • Internship, Externship, Field Placement, or other For-Credit, Off-Campus Work Experience Accommodations