Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD)

Prospective Students – Admission 2018 (Class 2022)

Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) – Recently Approved

The PharmD academic credential is an undergraduate professional degree. Unlike the PhD that focuses on research, the PharmD is an undergraduate clinical degree, that will replace the Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy degree.

Implementation for the new Doctor of Pharmacy program is targeted for September 2018.

The Doctor of Pharmacy will be a four year program consisting of coursework and practice experiences. The minimum requirements for admission will be the satisfactory completion of *60 of University transferable work, including:

  • General Chemistry (*6)
  • Organic Chemistry (*6)
  • English (which may include up to *3 in Writing Studies) (*6)
  • Biology (Cell Biology) (*3)
  • Biochemistry (*3)
  • Mathematics (Algebra or Calculus) (*3)
  • Statistics (*3)
  • Microbiology (*3)

The remaining credits can be made up by successful completion of a combination of university level course work.

 

For more information about the program, please email phstud@ualberta.ca. Please visit our website again for further details about the program and approval status as they become available.

 

Note - if you are a practicing pharmacist, you can apply to the PharmD for Practicing Pharmacists program.