School of Indigenous Studies

Indigenous Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Certificates and Diplomas

1 year Ontario College Certificate

Prepare for further college studies or your future career in the health sciences sector in our unique culture-based program.

Overview

This program will prepare you to meet the challenges of post-secondary education while you gain a solid understanding of Indigenous history and culture, as well as vital science and math skills.

What You Learn

  • Technical math
  • Chemistry
  • Human biology
  • Culture and heritage
  • Introduction to Ojibwe or Cree
  • Mathematic applications
  • Student success strategies: Ingwamazin/Aagamezii
  • Identity and the Indigenous psyche
  • Social justice and Indigenous societies
  • Wellness

OSSD or equivalent

If English is not your first language you must provide proof of English competency. You must have a minimum overall band score of 5.5 on the Academic International English Language Testing System (IELTS), or equivalent accepted English language proficiency test to be admitted to a postsecondary program at the college. Notwithstanding the above, the English proficiency standards required to obtain Study Permits and Temporary Resident Visas from Canadian Embassies vary around the world. The higher English language proficiency standard will apply.

Academic Upgrading

Semester 1

IPS100 Culture and Heritage
OJI100 Introduction to Ojibwe
MTH090 Mathematic Applications and Indigenous Knowledge for Health Studies
IPS130 Student Success Strategies: Ingwamazin/Aagamezii
BIO098 Human Biology I
CHM105 Introductory Chemistry

Semester 2

MTH138 Pre-Health Math II
IPS210 Identity & the Indigenous Psyche
IPS230 Social Justice & Indigenous Societies
OJI200 Introduction to Ojibwe II
IPS110 Wellness
BIO109 Human Biology II
CHM119 Fundamentals of Chemistry

2019-2020 1 year Ontario College Certificate

College Drive Campus – Domestic
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $2720.24 $1046.72 - 1186.72 - - $3906.96

2019-2020 1 year Ontario College Certificate

College Drive Campus – International
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $12422.97 $1696.72 - 1773.72 - - $14196.69
Ontario College Certificate

Learning outcomes represent culminating demonstrations of learning and achievement. In addition, learning outcomes are interrelated and cannot be viewed in isolation of one another. As such, they should be viewed as a comprehensive whole. They describe performances that demonstrate that significant integrated learning by graduates of the program has been achieved.

View Program Vocational Learning Outcomes

View course outlines

Further Your Education to programs such as:

  • Practical Nursing
  • Occupational Therapist Assistant / Physiotherapist Assistant
  • Dental Hygiene

Looking to continue your studies with another post-secondary institution in Ontario?

Looking to continue your studies with another post-secondary institution in Canada?

Looking to continue your studies with another post-secondary institution Internationally?


Please contact the Pathways Officer if you have additional questions regarding the credit transfer process:

Micheline Demers – Pathways Officer
705.474.7600 ext 5139
Micheline.Demers@canadorecollege.ca