Jun 01, 2023  
University of Alberta Calendar 2023-2024 
    
University of Alberta Calendar 2023-2024

Doctor of Pharmacy


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The Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) is a clinical doctorate leading to the PharmD degree. There are two routes to the degree (1) direct entry to the program, and (2) 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 units) and practice experience (40 units). 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.

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


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

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