Pharmacy

Program Overview

The Master of Science in Pharmacy (MScPhm) program is designed to train future academic clinical pharmacist leaders. As members of patient care teams and as pharmacy practice researchers, graduates of the MScPhm program will influence the provision of pharmaceutical care at the patient and population level. As teachers, they will shape the development of current and future pharmacists.


Quick Facts

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Application payment deadline MScPhm:

4-Jan-2021

MScPhm:

4-Jan-2021

Supporting documents deadline MScPhm:

18-Jan-2021

MScPhm:

18-Jan-2021

Minimum admission average MScPhm:

B+ in the last two years of study

MScPhm:

B+ in the last two years of study

Is a supervisor identified before or after admission? MScPhm:

TBA

MScPhm:

TBA

If a supervisor is identified after admission (as per question above), is admission conditional upon securing a supervisor? MScPhm:

TBA

MScPhm:

TBA

Is a supervisor assigned by the graduate unit or secured by the applicant? MScPhm:

TBA

MScPhm:

TBA

Program length (full-time only) MScPhm:

6 sessions

MScPhm:

6 sessions


Master of Science‚Äč in Pharmacy

Program Description

The Master of Science in Pharmacy (MScPhm) program is designed to train future academic clinical pharmacist leaders. As members of patient care teams and as pharmacy practice researchers, graduates of the MScPhm program will influence the provision of pharmaceutical care at the patient and population level. As teachers, they will shape the development of current and future pharmacists.

Minimum Admission Requirements

  • Applicants are admitted under the General Regulations of the School of Graduate Studies. Applicants must also satisfy the Graduate Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences' additional admission requirements stated below.

  • Applicants must have status as a pharmacist, based on one of the following:

    • a bachelor's degree in Pharmacy or a PharmD degree, or equivalent, from a Canadian pharmacy program accredited by the Canadian Council for Accreditation of Pharmacy Programs (CCAPP) or an American pharmacy program accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE); or

    • a license to practise pharmacy (any Canadian jurisdiction); or

    • a bachelor's degree in Pharmacy or a PharmD degree, or equivalent, from any international pharmacy school and successful completion of the Pharmacy Examining Board of Canada (PEBC) Evaluating Exam.

  • Applicants with pharmacy practice experience, including completion of a Year 1 Pharmacy residency program, are preferred. Applicants must also have an equivalent of a University of Toronto B+ (77 to 79%) in the last two years of study and have identified a primary graduate supervisor for the program.

Program Requirements

  • Each student's program will be tailored to suit the student's background and interests and will be planned in consultation with the supervisor and graduate advisory committee, with the approval of the graduate chair.

  • Students must complete a minimum of 9.0 full-course equivalents (FCEs), including a clinical practicum (3.0 FCEs) and a research project (3.0 FCEs).

  • Graduate advisory committee meetings will be held at minimum once each year.

  • One poster presentation given to all faculty and graduate students at Graduate Research in Progress (GRIP). Students will attend GRIP yearly.

  • Regular attendance at the graduate departmental and student group seminars for two years.

  • An oral presentation of the completed research work will be submitted and assessed at an oral examination.

Program Length

6 sessions full-time (typical registration sequence: F/W/S/F/W/S)**

Time Limit

3 years full-time

**Applicants may apply to the Fall session only.