Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD)

In June 2022, the Doctor of Pharmacy program of the School of Pharmacy at Memorial University was awarded Accreditation status by the Canadian Council for Accreditation of Pharmacy Programs (CCAPP) for a five-year term ending June 30, 2027, demonstrating the dedication of Memorial’s PharmD program to exceptional quality, the standards set by CCAPP and continued improvements.

With a 100% employment rate, students with a pharmacy education from Memorial University will work as members of health teams alongside doctors and nurses, in hospital and community pharmacy settings, and in clinic setting such as our Medication Therapy Services Clinic. Students will have a variety of rewarding career choices with a doctor of pharmacy.

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Those who are empathetic, caring, ethical, have good communication skills and are dedicated and disciplined may be potential candidates for a pharmacy degree.

To be eligible for admission, this five-year program requires successful completion of 10 specific university prerequisite courses following high school. Year five of the program consists entirely of practice rotations within our Pharmacy Practice Experience Program. Following graduation, students are required to complete a national licensing exam with the Pharmacy Examining Board of Canada, in order to become licensed to practice in Canada.

2024's application deadline has been extended to February 15 (with supporting documents now due on March 1). Prerequisite courses required for admission must be completed by May 1, preceding the program start date in Sept. For further information, please visit our admissions page.

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