Rady Faculty of Health Sciences: College of Pharmacy
Faculty of Pharmacy

Program description

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.

Program options

Degree options

Doctor of Pharmacy – 4 years

Interesting courses and unique opportunities

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

Admission requirements

Visit the application for admission page to learn about admission requirements, important dates and how to apply.

What is unique about this program at the U of M?

The College of Pharmacy at the University of Manitoba offers small class sizes and there is real comradeship between the students, resulting in an excellent learning environment. Many of our faculty members are still practicing pharmacists in hospitals and the community.
The Performance Based Assessment Program occurs in the 1st, 2nd and 3rd years of the program with each year utilizing Standardized Patients from the Max Rady College of Medicine.
The Structured Practical Experiential Program is offered in all four years of the program. This includes service learning, hospital and community rotations.

Important links

College of Pharmacy 
College of Pharmacy - Information for Students 
Graduate Programs