What will I learn?

The Doctor of Pharmacy program is a four year program (plus two years of previous university studies) that offers courses in preparation for a career in Pharmacy. Our new building on the Bannatyne Campus is state-of-the-art and filled with leading-edge technology and facilities. Students will have the opportunity to learn all aspects of medication therapy, clinical therapeutics, toxicology, pharmaceutical sciences and pharmacy practice.

Interesting courses

  • Fundamentals of Pharmaceutics
  • Pharmacy Skills Labs
  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Clinical Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy Practice Management
  • Structured Practical Experiential Program

Professional opportunities

  • Community Pharmacy – independent, chain, box store
  • Hospitals, acute care, long term care institutions
  • Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Government Policy
  • Education and Research
  • Family Health Clinics
  • Clinical Specialists
  • Consultants
  • Military

Which department am I in?

College of Pharmacy

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
CAD$2,670.38 (US$ 2,158) per year
Two years tuition, then continuing fees in subsequent years.
Application deadline

Expected November 2021

Start date

January 2022, May 2022


University of Manitoba

Fort Garry Campus,

400 UMSU University Centre,


Manitoba (MB),

R3T 2N2, Canada

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Other English language requirements accepted: TOEFL paper based score of 550; Achieve minimum scores of 4.5 in Reading, 4.5 in Listening, and 4.0 in Writing on the CanTEST (Canadian Test of English for Scholars and Trainees); Achieve a minimum score of 6.5 based upon the Academic Module on the IELTS (International English Language Testing System); Achieve a minimum score of 80 on the MELAB (Michigan English Language Assessment Battery) offered by the University of Michigan; Achieve a minimum grade of C in the University of Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English.Achieve a score of 60 or more in the CAEL (Canadian Academic English Language Assessment); Achieve a minimum of 58% in the Pearson Test of English.Achieve a minimum of 65% in Level 5 of the direct entry English program (also known as Intensive Academic English Program orIAEP), as taught by the English Language Centre of the University of Manitoba.

For international students

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.

English Language Requirements:

  • Internet-Based TOEFL: Overall score of 86 (20 in Reading, 20 in Writing, 20 in Listening, 20 in Speaking)
  • IELTS (Academic): 6.5 overall
  • Pearson Test of English: 58

The application deadline is March 15.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.