Academic Pathways

How Do I Become a Pharmacist

Tip Sheet

Read our tip sheet for more detailed information about the educational steps and registration requirements to become a pharmacist.

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Quick Facts

  • There are only two institutions in Ontario that offer a Doctor of Pharmacy: the University of Waterloo and the University of Toronto.
  • Admission to the Doctor of Pharmacy is based on more than just grades. Interviews, tests, and references may be required.
  • To register with the Ontario College of Pharmacists, you must pass two examinations.

Do you have more questions about the educational steps required to be a pharmacist and how to get there?

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