Frequently Asked Questions

How long has TIPT been operational?

28 years – our institute was established in 1992 and registered in Canada by the Ministry of Training, Colleges & Universities of Ontario.

How long until I start working?

TIPT graduates are qualified professionals! Many of our students secure employment offers before they have even completed their program. Our continuing success in job placement and our consecutive years of low student loan default rates is a true testament to our graduates’ speed of hiring, especially when compared to other colleges.

How many programs do you administer?

TIPT administers 6 pharmaceutical technology programs:

  • Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Technology
  • Pharmaceutical Research & Development
  • Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance & Quality Control
  • Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs
  • High Performance Liquid Chromatography
  • Pharmaceutical Quality Control Analyst Certificate

What are the benefits of TIPT’s curriculum over similar programs?

For almost 3 decades, major pharmaceutical companies have recognized our training as equivalent to work experience. We offer a specialized curriculum designed to provide practical training that facilitates integration into the pharmaceutical work force. The training you receive is transferable to allied industries such as food, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, veterinary, biotech, natural health products and others.

What can I expect from TIPT’s programs?

Year-round programs taught by full-time multi-disciplinary faculty & technicians. Our faculty are involved in cutting-edge research, bringing current techniques to the classroom. Our high standards mean you receive hands-on training and experience in our state-of-the-art analytical laboratories and manufacturing plant, constituting approximately 60% of our curriculum. All training is in full compliance with GMP & GLP regulations.

What does TIPT stand for?

TIPT stands for the Toronto Institute of Pharmaceutical Technology. Our logo of the book and pill is our registered trademark.

What kind of salary range can I expect?

Graduates can expect to receive an above-average salary range compared to other pharmaceutical professionals. On average our graduates without employment experience secure entry level salaries in the range of $40-50k / year depending on program attended and field of employment. Our graduates with previous experience can make as much as 22% more.

Where is TIPT located?

The Toronto Institute of Pharmaceutical Technology is located in the Scarborough neighbourhood of the city of Toronto. We are across the street from the Scarborough YMCA, and situation next to the Scarborough Town Centre.  The nearest TTC stations are either Scarborough Town Centre Station or McCowan Station.