Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Certificates and Diplomas

1 year Ontario College Certificate

Learn hands-on from amazing professors

Overview

Upcoming Intakes:

Fall 2021: College Drive – North Bay

Winter 2022: College Drive – North Bay


Obtain the knowledge you need to make an informed program choice, and the necessary skills and prerequisites to start your academic career in the health sector. This program will prepare you for further college studies in the health sciences sector. 

Graduates of this program are prepared to meet the eligibility requirements for a number of Canadore College programs including: Practical Nursing, Biotechnology Technologist, Occupational Therapist Assistant and Physiotherapist Assistant, and Environment Technician - Protection and Compliance

Please note that certain programs will require a minimum program GPA or minimum grades in specific coursesThe Pre-Health Sciences Certificate at Canadore College is a pathway to certificate, diploma and advanced diploma programs at Canadore or within the college system.

What You Learn

  • Human biology
  • Chemistry
  • Communications
  • Mathematics
  • Psychology
  • Critical thinking and reasoning 

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.

Academic Upgrading

College Drive Campus

Intake: September Start
Semester 1 - Fall
BIO 098 Human Biology I
CHM 105 Introductory Chemistry
CMM 115 Communication Fundamentals
MTH 128 Pre-Health Math I
STS 135 Student Success for Pre-Health
CTR 100 Critical Thinking & Reasoning
Semester 2 - Winter
BIO 109 Human Biology II
CHM 119 Fundamentals of Chemistry
CMM 116 Communication Fundamentals II
MTH 138 Pre-Health Math II
Elective PSY 200 - Lifespan Development or SOC 100 - Foundations of Sociology

College Drive Campus

Intake: January Start
Semester 1 - Winter
BIO 098 Human Biology I
CHM 105 Introductory Chemistry
CMM 115 Communication Fundamentals
MTH 128 Pre-Health Math I
STS 135 Student Success for Pre-Health
CTR 100 Critical Thinking & Reasoning
Semester 2 - Spring
BIO 109 Human Biology II
CHM 119 Fundamentals of Chemistry
CMM 116 Communication Fundamentals II
MTH 138 Pre-Health Math II
Elective PSY 200 - Lifespan Development or SOC 100 - Foundations of Sociology

Ancillary fees have been reviewed as a result of COVID-19 and alternative service and program delivery plans. For current ancillary fees details please see https://www.canadorecollege.ca/get-started/money/fees-and-expenses

2021-2022 1 year Ontario College Certificate

College Drive Campus – Domestic
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $2720.24 $908 - - $3628.24

2021-2022 1 year Ontario College Certificate

College Drive Campus – International
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $13179.52 $1488 - - $14667.52

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


You will also need:

  • Lab Kit - apx. $75.00
  • Lab Coat - apx. $20.0

Canadore College will implement Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) in Fall 2020 to enhance students’ learning experience in and out of the classroom and to ensure student flexibility in learning. To learn more about BYOD and to find out what is required for your program, please visit https://www.canadorecollege.ca/BYOD

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

Students and graduates who are looking to further their education have many options available. Explore the Transfer and Pathway Guide to learn more about these opportunities.