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Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD)


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The Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) is a clinical doctorate leading to the PharmD degree. There are three routes to the degree (1) direct entry to the program, (2) students currently in the BSc in Pharmacy program, and (3) practicing pharmacists. Students should visit our website at www.ualberta.ca/pharmacy.

(1) Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD)


The Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) for students entering the program is a four year program consisting of coursework (★99) and practice experience (★40). The courses are required for all students. The elective courses permit exploration of the field of pharmacy. The fourth-year focuses on practice experiences.  

Orientation


It is mandatory that each student, after acceptance into the program, attend the Faculty's Orientation. This is scheduled immediately before the beginning of the first term.

*Elective


A list of available electives will be provided by the Faculty office. The elective must be taken during year three of the program or with permission of the Faculty. Transfer credit is not accepted for the elective.

(2) Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) for BSc in Pharmacy Students


Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) for students currently enrolled in the BSc in Pharmacy program consists of coursework (★14) and practice experience (★32) following the completion of Year 3 in the University of Alberta BSc in Pharmacy program.  

Note:


*A list of approved electives will be provided by the Faculty office. The elective must be taken during year three or four of the program or with permission of the Faculty. Transfer credit is not accepted for the elective

(3) Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) for Practicing Pharmacists


The Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) for Practicing Pharmacists program consists of coursework (★18) and practice experience (★36) following the completion of an entry to practice pharmacy degree; it is offered as an on campus and distance pathway.

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