International Pharmacy Graduate
Program (IPG)

Application and Admissions Process


How to apply to the IPG Program:

1)     Complete the online application. When you click submit at the end of the online application form
        it will be automatically emailed to the IPG Program office to process.

2)     Forward all required documents that meet the minimum requirements to the IPG Program office
        by email, ipginfo.phm@utoronto.ca.

3)     Make the application fee payment.


How to complete the online application form:

To complete the online application form, click on the link at the bottom of this page. Once you have completed the application form, you will be directed to a secure online link for payment of the application fee by credit card. 


How to pay the application fee:

A link to the payment site is also found at the bottom of this page. You do not need a PayPal account in order to make the online payment. The application fee is non-refundable, and is valid for two years from the date of payment. A copy of your application fee payment will be emailed to the IPG office, and to the email address you have provide when making the payment, as verification.


How will notification be sent to learners once documents are received in the IPG office:

The IPG Program will start a file for you once the application form and fee are received. Your application is considered complete only after you have submitted all required documents and paid your application fee.

The IPG Office will email a confirmation receipt of your completed application, and an offer letter of admission and tuition fee payment instructions will be emailed to you once your application has been approved.


What is required from a pharmacist referred to the IPG Program by OCP:

If you have been referred to the IPG Program by the Ontario College of Pharmacists please contact the IPG Program office to discuss the registration process, ipginfo.phm@utoronto.ca.

 

IPG Program Minimum requirements

Checklist of required documents and instructions on how to forward documents:

For more information regarding the PEBC Evaluating Examination, please visit their website by clicking on this link: http://www.pebc.ca/

Instructions: Scan and save the PEBC results file as a PDF and label using the following naming convention, firstname lastname-PEBC EE results

For a summary of the minimum requirements for English fluency scores on an Objective English Language Proficiency test, please visit the Ontario College of Pharmacists (OCP) website by clicking on this link: http://www.ocpinfo.com/registration/training-exams/language-proficiency/language-pharmacists/. The IPG program will accept scores within the “Standard Error of Measure”.

Instructions: Scan and save the language proficiency test file as a PDF and label using the following naming convention, firstname lastname-Language Proficiency

Instructions: Scan and save resume file as a PDF and label using the following naming convention, firstname lastname-Resume

Instructions: Scan and save status document file as a PDF and label using the following naming convention, e.g. firstname_lastname-Canadian Status


What is the process to obtain a Student Visa to participate in the program for those who do not have Canadian status:

If you are not a Canadian Citizen, Permanent Resident, or a Convention Refugee you must obtain a Student Visa prior to participating in the IPG Program. In order to acquire a Student Visa you will need an Offer Letter of admission from the IPG Program. You need to apply well in advance of the admission deadline date to allow for sufficient visa processing time.

Note that the visa must be valid for the entire length of the IPG program. Please forward a copy of your valid Student Visa to the IPG Program office as soon as you receive it.

For more information on how to obtain a student visa visit the Citizenship and Immigration Canada website at www.cic.gc.ca. It is the learner’s responsibility to obtain a student visa prior to the start of class, and ensure that the visa covers the full duration of the academic term.


How to submit copies of all supporting documents:

Please send all four files (PEBC results, Fluency score, recent resume, and Canadian status document) together in one email to ipginfo.phm@utoronto.ca. Please be sure to include a subject heading in your email e.g. Application to IPG program – firstname lastname


What happens to the file if the minimum requirements are not met:

The IPG Program office will review your application and documents to verify that you meet the program’s minimum requirements.  If you meet all requirements, the IPG Program will email you an offer letter of admission and a tuition fee invoice. 

If you do not meet all requirements for the IPG Program office will contact you regarding which requirement(s) still need to be met. Your application will be deferred to the next session when you are able to meet the requirements. Your non-refundable application fee is valid for two years, after which time a new fee payment must be made.


How to make the tuition fee payment once an enrollment offer is forwarded:

The tuition fee payment is made once you have been offered enrollment to the program through a secure online link that will be included in your admission email. The online system will email a copy of your tuition fee payment to the IPG office, and to the email address you provide when making the payment, as verification. Please retain a copy of this receipt for your records. The IPG Program office will contact you if the payment has not been processed correctly. 

 

Additional Information for enrolled learners


Register with OCP:

We recommend that you register with the Ontario College of Pharmacists (OCP) as a student.

For more information please visit the OCP website by clicking on this link: http://www.ocpinfo.com/registration/register-pharmacist/ipg/


Review IPG Program Orientation package:

Closer to your scheduled start date of the academic term the orientation package will be emailed to you which will include a draft schedule, campus map, Program Policies etc. You are advised to review the IPG Program Orientation package prior to the first day of class. There will be an orientation session conducted on the first day of class and the orientation package material will be briefly reviewed.

If you have additional questions after reviewing the above information, please visit our FAQs page. You are welcome to contact by emailing ipg.phm@utoronto.ca, or call: (416) 946-5779, or toll-free: 1 (866) 969-9499.

 

For IPG Program Course Descriptions, please click on the links below:

 

Tuition - Cost and Financing

Other Frequently Asked Questions

Course Dates

Apply to the IPG Program

 

After you have submitted the application fee please be sure to fill out the application form.

CPS I Registration Payment

Contact

ipginfo.phm@utoronto.ca
Phone: (416) 946-5779
Toll-free: 1 (866) 969-9499