Pharmacology

Knowledge & Skills Developed: 

  • Adaptability to different work environments
  • Attention to detail
  • Communication skills (verbal & written)
  • Critical & inferential thinking
  • Ethical practice
  • Experimental design
  • Laboratory equipment operation Organization, analysis, & interpretation of scientific data
  • Performing calculations using complex formulae
  • Project management
  • Scientific writing
  • Theory development

 Potential Careers:  

  • Cancer Researcher
  • Food & Drug Inspector 
  • Forensic Laboratory Analyst
  • Medical Librarian 
  • Occupational Health and Safety Officer 
  • Pharmaceutical Researcher Pharmacologist
  • Professor/Teacher
  • Quality Control Manager 
  • Research Scientist
  • Toxicologist

Note: Additional education or specialized training is required for many occupations. 
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Potential Employers: 

  • Apotex Canada*
  • Gilead Alberta ULC*
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Kelsan Technologies Corporation
  • Natural Resources Canada*
  • Norwest Labs
  • OMx Personal Health Analytics, Inc.*
  • Saonfi
  • Vertex Pharmaceuticals Canada*
  • University of Alberta*

*These companies have partnered with our Science Internship Program to offer you working experience during your undergraduate degree.

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