Graduate Studies Opportunities

Our graduate students have their home base in the College of Pharmacy and Nutrition, which also has primary responsibility for the development and teaching of the graduate programs. The College of Graduate Studies and Research (CGSR) is responsible for setting University-wide standards and is in charge of their administration. CGSR admits students, monitors their progress (along with the home college) and authorizes all graduate degrees.

The M.Sc. program is approximately 24 months duration and consists of graduate course work, research leading to M.Sc. thesis, and participation in seminars.

The Ph.D. program consists of a minimum of 6 credit units of relevant course work, research leading to Ph.D. dissertation, examinations, participation in seminars, and takes 3-4 years to complete.

Successes and Achievements of Graduates of Our Grad Programs

The following is a listing of just some of the positions held by graduates of the Pharmacy and Nutrition graduate program:

Pharmacy Master’s Graduates

  • Manager of Clinical Pharmacy Services, Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region
  • Research Coordinator for the Pharmacy EduLab Program, University of Saskatchewan
  • Research Specialist, University of Wisconsin
  • Research Scientists, Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Research Consultant, Research Services, Strategic Programs Branch

Pharmacy Ph.D. Graduates

  • Faculty Member, University of Manitoba
  • Faculty Member, Siepakom University, Thailand
  • Faculty Member, Mashhad University of Medical Science, Iran
  • Faculty Member, National University of Science and Technology, Zimbabwe
  • Research Associate, Yale University
  • Research Scientist, Agriculture Canada

Nutrition Master’s Graduates

  • Evaluator, Natural Health Products Division, Health Canada
  • Community Nutritionists, BC, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba
  • Professional Services Representatives, Pharmaceutical Companies
  • Health Promotion Educator, Ontario

Nutrition Special Case Ph.D. Graduates

  • Faculty Member, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
  • Faculty Member, University of Prince Edward Island
  • Faculty Member, St. Francis Xavier University
  • Director of Food and Nutrition, Oporto Hospital, Portugal


For more information, please see GRADUATE PROGRAMS and RESEARCH PROGRAMS for application and program details.