Pre-Health Pathway to Advanced Diplomas and Degrees

1 year Ontario College Certificate

Prepare hands-on for entrance into and advanced diploma or degree


Upcoming Intake: Fall 2024: College Drive – North Bay

This program will provide you with the knowledge, skills and abilities to continue your education in an advanced health sciences program or other science related program at the advanced or degree level. Learn the fundamentals needed to advance your education and career while learning about the vast opportunities and potential careers. Graduates of this program may be eligible for transfer credits into your health or science program of choice.

What You Learn

  • Communications
  • Math
  • Biology
  • Physics
  • General or organic chemistry

OSSD or Equivalent, ENG4C or ENG4U. 

If English is not your first language you must provide proof of English competency. 

View current English Language Proficiency Requirements.

Semester 1

BIO098 Human Biology I
CHM105 Introductory Chemistry
CMM115 Communication Fundamentals
CTR100 Critical Thinking & Reasoning
MTH128 Pre-Health Math I
PHY105 Physics for Health Sciences I
STS135 Student Success for Pre-Health Sciences

Semester 2

BIO117 Anatomy and Physiology
CHM114 General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry
CMM116 Communication Fundamentals II
Elective PSY200-Lifespan Development OR SOC100 - Foundations of Sociology OR PHY116 - Physics for Health Sciences II
MTH118 Math for Health Sciences

2024-25 1 year Ontario College Certificate

College Drive Campus – Domestic
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $2720.24 $1362.5 - - $4082.74

2024-25 1 year Ontario College Certificate

College Drive Campus – International
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $15547.54 $1942.5 - - $17490.04


Check out the Campus Bookstore to not only purchase your textbooks but also view your book list before the semester starts. 


Canadore College has implemented Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) to enhance your learning experience in and out of the classroom while ensuring flexibility in learning.

To learn more about BYOD and to find out what is required for your program, please visit

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

There are many options available to students who already have some postsecondary education.

Whether you are looking to study at Canadore from another school,  continue your education at Canadore, or looking to pursue further education elsewhere, we can help find the right path for you!

Whether you want to Transfer TO Canadore, Transfer WITHIN Canadore, or prepare to Transfer FROM Canadore, we've got you covered!

Learn more about Credit Transfer and Pathway opportunities here.