Pre-health Sciences Pathway to Advanced Diplomas and Degrees Your first step toward further studies in health programs. Develop your employability skills. Be on your way to a career in health care!

General information

Program code
PHPA
Duration
2 Semesters (1 Year)
Credential
Ontario College Certificate
Delivery
Full-time

Intake information

Start date Campus
Fall 2019 Barrie, Muskoka, Owen Sound, South Georgian Bay
Winter 2019 Barrie, Owen Sound

Program description

This program is designed to prepare students for success in their pursuit of a career in the field of health sciences. Students are afforded opportunities to explore various health science careers while fostering the professional attitudes and the solid knowledge and skill base required for entry into those careers. Studies encourage personal, professional and career awareness, study skills to support student academic success, and the essential employability skills required in the today's workforce. Course offerings emphasize communications, biology, anatomy\physiology, general, organic and biochemistry, safe laboratory practice, medical terminology, interprofessional practice, cultural competencies, including indigenization, mathematics and physics. The application of these skills to health sciences and related science disciplines is incorporated into the entire program. The curriculum meets or exceeds the standards set by the current Ministry policy and provides potential for transferable post-secondary credits.

Career opportunities

Graduates of this program are well-prepared to apply for admission to college advanced diploma programs or to general science degree programs in a wide range of studies in health science or general science.

Successful completion of the program does not guarantee entry into any health science and/or general science program.

Admission information

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