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National Pharmaceutical Association Academic Partnership

Founded in 1947, The National Pharmaceutical Association (NPhA) is a nationwide, professional organization of pharmacists dedicated to representing the views and ideas of minority pharmacists on critical issues affecting health care and pharmacy, as well as advancing the standards of pharmaceutical care among all practitioners. The NPhA strives to increase the number of minority pharmacists who are active in organized pharmacy and to be a strong voice on issues affecting minority pharmacists and the communities in which they serve.

The National Pharmaceutical Association offers minority pharmacists the opportunity to network with pharmacists and students who are devoted to serving underserved communities. It is their vision to support a system of education and professional training which assure the public the availability of competent personnel in the practice of pharmacy, to provide continuing pharmaceutical education for its members and to encourage interest in the practice of pharmacy as a career, especially among minority students.

As a way of saying "thank you" to the many National Pharmaceutical Association members who reside in our community, Marist College is offering special tuition pricing for all members and their immediate adult family members.

Special Tuition Pricing for Members

National Pharmaceutical Association members, along with their immediate adult family members, will receive the following benefits:

  • A tuition discount on eligible graduate and adult undergraduate degree programs. For our complete list of eligible programs and discounted pricing visit our eligible programs and pricing page.
  • Options for Full-Time and Part-Time Master's and Bachelor's degree programs offered 100% online, in-class or a mix of both.
  • Enjoy state of the art classrooms for our Bachelor’s and Master’s programs offered on our Main Campus in Poughkeepsie, NY.  We also offer a classroom-based MPA option at our satellite locations in Queens, NY, and Albany, NY.

Eligibility

National Pharmaceutical Association members and their families must show proof of membership in order to qualify for the partnership tuition rate.

Adult undergraduate students are defined as students who began their Marist academic career at age 22 or older and who are applying through the Office of Adult Undergraduate Admission. Graduate students are those students who are initiating an application for a stand-alone masters degree through the Office of Graduate Admission.

Final determination of eligibility is made by Marist College.

Programs Offered

Marist College offers students a variety of programs on-site and online for both graduate and adult undergraduate (ages 22+) learners.

Please visit our eligible programs page for more information.