PharmD for Practicing Pharmacists

Admission Requirements

2020-21 Academic Year

Please refer to the University of Alberta Calendar - Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) for Practicing Pharmacists subheading

Minimum admission requirements to the PharmD for Practicing Pharmacists program for the 2020-21 academic year include:

  1.  An entry to practice pharmacy degree from a recognized institution.
  2.  Normally, an overall GPA of 3.0 or equivalent in the entry to practice pharmacy degree.  
  3. *Proof of current licensure or eligibility for licensure as a pharmacist in the jurisdiction where direct experiential patient care placements will be completed.
  4. *Authorization to administer drugs by injection where legislated. 
  5.  Official transcripts from the entry to practice pharmacy program and any other post-secondary education completed.
  6.  Spoken English Requirement: Applicants must meet a spoken English requirement. See Spoken English Requirement in the University of Alberta Calendar.
  7.  Curriculum vitae (CV)
  8.  Cover Letter
  9.  Letters of reference
  10.  Personal interview

For application consideration, international applicants must meet all of the requirements above.

*Note: Items 3 & 4 can occur after admission to the program, but must occur prior to commencing the first placement.

Please review the Frequently Asked Questions page for Admission FAQ's.