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Special Programs

There are several special programs available to pre-health students within Harpur College. Some of these are internal to Binghamton University, while others involve an articulation agreement with another university. Most require that you be a sophomore or junior to participate; one admits second semester freshman.

    1. Binghamton University — SUNY Upstate Medical University Early Assurance Program

      Binghamton University — SUNY Buffalo School of Dental Medicine Early Assurance Program

      Binghamton University — SUNY Optometry Joint Degree Program (this is the exception mentioned above)

      Additional information about the programs listed above can be obtained from the Freshman-Sophomore Handbook. Students interested in any of the three Early Assurance Programs should also read the instructional material contained in another section of this web page: Information for Applicants. Once you have read this information, you should pursue any questions you have with Lynne Datto, the Pre-Health Secretary ( or with Dr. W. Thomas Langhorne, the Pre-Health Advisor for sophomores, juniors and seniors (

    2. Harpur College Binghamton Area Physician Mentor Program: Pre-Med sophomores and juniors are eligible to apply. Applications are due to Dr. W. Thomas Langhorne in Academic B G-18 by June 15th. The program description and application can be found here

    3. Harpur College Summer Physician Mentor Program: Current Binghamton University pre-medicine sophomores and juniors are eligible to apply. We are no longer accepting applications for 2015. Please check back in late November/early December for the 2016 Application. 


Last Updated: 3/16/15