Be Pharmacy's Future

The Master of Science in Pharmacy (MScPhm) is an advanced professional practice program for experienced pharmacists that builds on entry to practice degree programs.

The MScPhm program educates and trains pharmacists with high potential for leadership and a passion for becoming clinical pharmacy academics and leaders.

The program will provide an opportunity for students to gain advanced clinical therapeutic knowledge and practice experience in a defined area, in addition to research, education and leadership skills.

Applications Now Open

Applications are now being accepted for a September 2020 start date.  Program availability will be filled on an ongoing basis.  Applications will be reviewed as they are submitted with a tentative deadline of April 1, 2020.

Application Process

Admission Requirements

Applicants to the MSc in Pharmacy must have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy or PharmD degree or equivalent from an accredited (CCAPP) Canadian Pharmacy program or an accredited (ACPE) American Pharmacy Program or a

  • License to practice pharmacy (any Canadian jurisdiction) or a
  • Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy or PharmD degree or equivalent from any International Pharmacy School and successful completion of the Pharmacy Examining Board of Canada (PEBC) Evaluating Exam.

Additionally, applicants must have:

  • Pharmacy practice experience, including completion of Year 1 Pharmacy Residency program.
  • The equivalent of a University of Toronto B+ (77-70%) in the last two years of study.
  • Secured a potential supervisor within the department of pharmaceutical sciences at the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy. Applicants are encouraged to contact prospective supervisors in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences. The supervisor must hold a Graduate Appointment at the Faculty as well as at the School of Graduate Studies.

Program Supervison

Please note that this program includes clinical and research work with a primary supervisor, and applicants are required to identify a clinical area of focus. We encourage applicants to reach out to potential supervisors early in the application process, although a supervisor is not required to apply.

Potential areas of focus for the 2020/21 academic year:

Program availability will be filled on an ongoing basis, with a tentative deadline of October 1, 2019. All applications will be reviewed as they are submitted. Please contact us directly for any application requests beyond this date.

How to apply
Learn more about how to apply to the MScPhm program.
Program Structure
Learn more about how the MScPhm program is structured, including flexible scheduling of program requirements to suit your needs.
$12,400 for domestic students
$54,310 for international students