Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Pharmacy
To enter the Ph.D. program directly the following requirements must be met:
  • The applicant must negotiate with faculty research for a traineeship position.
  • The applicant must hold a Master of Science degree in Pharmacy or related field with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 (4.5 scale), based on the last 60 credit hours (or two full years or equivalent) of university study.
  • The applicant must meet requirements as set out by the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

For students who are currently completing a Master’s degree and would like to transition into the PhD program, the following requirements must be met:

  • Student must have support from advisor.
  • Student has demonstrated academic excellence including a cumulative GPA of at least 3.75 (4.5 scale) during the time in the Pharmacy graduate program.
  • The transfer must be completed within 18 months of the student’s commencement in the Master’s program.

Please review the Academic Calendar & Catalog for further Pharmacy specific admission requirements.

Application Deadlines

Students should complete and submit their online application with supporting documentation (if applicable) to the Faculty of Graduate Studies by the date indicated in the Academic Calendar & Catalog and the Faculty of Graduate Studies Webpage.

Program Requirements

Minimum Program requirements of the Faculty of Graduate Studies are found in the Graduate Studies Regulations Section of the university calendar. All program requirements are established on an individual basis. Please review the Academic Calendar & Catalog for Pharmacy specific requirements.

Prospective students should also review Faculty of Graduate Studies Regulations and Pharmacy Supplemental Regulations for further information.

Contact Us

Dr. Sheryl Zelenitsky
Professor & Chair of Graduate Studies

Natalie Scofield-Singh
Graduate Program Administrator