How Long Does It Take To Become A Pharmacist

How long does it take to become a pharmacist is a usually question that aspiring Pharmacist ask.

Whether you are in USA, in canada, in ontario, in bc, in toronto, to become a pharmacist, you have to do the following;

  • Get a degree in Pharmacy in which you will receive a Bachelor of Pharmacy
  • Do Masters in Pharmacy

Getting your B.Pharm takes 4 years to complete while the M.Pharm takes around 2 years .

Everything in total takes 6 years to complete.

So the answer to your original inquiry on How long does it take to become a pharmacist is 6 years.

Other people argues it takes 8 years, that’s only for people who took 2 years of pre-college.