Graduate Programs
Advisors

To be considered for graduate studies in the College of Pharmacy, you MUST have an advisor willing to accept you as a student.

The following researchers are currently accepting graduate students. A summary of research interests can be found here. For further contact information please view their individual faculty profiles.

Hope Anderson (Cardiovascular Research / Natural Products)

Silvia Alessi-Severini (Drug Utilization/Pharmaceutical Policy)

Sherif Eltonsy (Pharmacoepidemiology)

Kaarina Kowalec (Epidemiology and Genomics)

Hagar Labouta (Pharmaceutics)

Christine Leong (Clinical-Primary Care)

Jillian Stobart (Neuropharmacology)

Geoff Tranmer (Medicinal Chemistry)

If you are interested in pursuing a graduate degree (M.Sc. or Ph.D.) under the mentorship of a faculty researcher not listed above, you are welcome to contact that faculty member directly to enquire about potential graduate positions.

Once you have decided to contact a faculty member regarding a graduate position, the following are examples of pertinent information that should be included:

  • Curriculum vitae or resume
  • All academic transcripts from previous post-secondary institutions as well as the University of Manitoba (as applicable)
  • Descriptions of any previous research or teaching-related experience

Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Pharmacy

To be considered for entrance into the Master's program directly the following requirements must be met:

  • The applicant must negotiate with faculty research for a traineeship position.
  • The applicant must hold a four-year Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy or a science degree 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.

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.


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 and Catalog for Pharmacy specific requirements.

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