Admission Requirements

To enroll in the IPG Program you must have successfully:

  • Completed the Pharmacy Examining Board of Canada (PEBC) Evaluating Examination.
  • Met minimum requirements on an Objective English Language Proficiency Test. If you are a native English speaker you may request a Non-Objective Evidence of Language Proficiency from the Ontario College of Pharmacists (OCP). In order to do so, you must have a file open with OCP in order for them to review your documents. You can find additional information on their website.

Technology Requirements

The IPG Program is delivered entirely online. 

The program is committed to the orientation of learners to the various program technologies and platforms, and the continuous support of learners through their technology issues. The virtual nature of the program requires learners to have basic computer competencies and skills to be successful in the program. Competencies and skills including but not limited to:

  • Navigating your operating system to update/change computer’s settings (e.g., audio, video, screen, and other settings)
  • Installing/uninstalling software
  • Basic use of word processing software e.g., Microsoft Word
  • Using email and communication programs
  • Using web browsers and search engines

The following technology and internet standards are required to ensure reliable performance.


Windows-based PC

Apple Mac/macOS-based PC

Operating System

Windows 10 (64-bit)

macOS 10.15.7 or higher

Web Browser

Firefox or Google Chrome

Firefox or Google Chrome


Intel Core i7 9th generation or newer

Intel Core i7 9th generation or newer or any Apple M1 chip





5GB of available space

5GB of available space

Screen Resolution

1920 x 1080 and above

1920 x 1080 and above


Ethernet of WiFi; available USV port(s) accommodate recommended accessories

Ethernet of WiFi; available USV port(s) accommodate recommended accessories

Internet requirements

High-speed broadband access (LAN, Cable or DSL) with a minimum download speed of 25Mbps and upload speed of 10 Mbps is required.