Graduate studies

Graduate students at the University of Waterloo School of Pharmacy learn the latest research methods in our state-of-the-art facilities. They benefit from the mentorship of faculty who are engaged in exciting new research that improves health by preventing of disease, identifying new therapeutic options, and optimizing drug use in disease treatment.

Graduate students and Prof Nekkar in the lab

Selecting the program that is right for you:

Are you interested in a research-based career in academia or industry?  If so, then our Master of Science (MSc) in Pharmacy or our Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Pharmacy programs might be right for you. Learn more about the MSc and PhD in Pharmacy programs at the School of Pharmacy.

Are you a pharmacist who is interested in furthering your career and becoming a leader in the profession?  If so, then our Master of Pharmacy (MPharm) in Advanced Pharmacy Practice is the program for you. Learn more about the MPharm in Advanced Pharmacy Practice program at the School of Pharmacy.

If you are not a pharmacist, but wish to become one, then the undergradaute-level Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program is for you. Learn more about the School of Pharmacy’s PharmD program.

Students who have a Pharmacy degree from outside Canada do not need to enroll in the PharmD program to be eligible to practice in Canada. For further information on having international credentials recognised please see the Pharmacy Examination Board of Canada website: http://www.pebc.ca/.  

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