Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD)

Prospective Students – Admission 2018 (Class 2022)

Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD)

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.

Deadlines: Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) Admissions

March 1, 2018

  1. Prospective Student - Pharmacist Consultation Form
  2. Application form & Letter of Intent

June 15, 2018

  1. Receipt of Final Transcripts
  2. Spoken English Proficiency results


Faculty of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences
Attn. Student Services
2-46 Medical Sciences Building
University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB T6G 2H7


Issuing institutions, mail transcripts to:

Office of the Registrar
Administration Building
University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB
Canada T6G 2M7

*Note: Transcripts must be submitted to the Office of the Registrar directly from the issuing institutions. If you are currently a U of A student, the Office of the Registrar will automatically send us your transcripts.

For more information about the program, please email 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.