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The program leading to the Bachelor of Pharmaceutical Sciences credential is designed to prepare graduates for a diverse range of careers in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries and for further studies in pharmaceutical sciences graduate programs.

By the end of their four-year undergraduate degree, students will:

  • Apply the knowledge and practical skills gained in this program to contribute to the discovery, development and evaluation of drugs and therapies.
  • Be able to contribute to the broad discourse between academic, industry and government professionals through specific training provided by our Faculty that enables these students to understand and be proficient in the types of language required in these sectors.
  • Meaningfully contribute to social, political and economic discussions as professionals, entrepreneurs and emerging leaders in pharmaceutical sciences.

The Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences also offers an undergraduate Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree program that prepares graduates for the practice of pharmacy in a variety of healthcare settings. For more information about the Entry-to-Practice Doctor of Pharmacy program, see Entry-to-Practice PharmD.

For graduate programs in the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, see Graduate Programs.

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