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To be eligible for admission, you must possess the following:
Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent




  • Results of mandatory admission testing for writing and math. (Test fees will apply.)
  • The following courses will assist applicants with the admission test:
    • Grade 12 English (ENG4C or ENG4U or equivalent)
    • Grade 12 Mathematics (MAP4C, MCT4C, MDM4U, MCB4U, MGA4U, MCV4U or MHF4U or equivalent)

All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Humber’s English Language Proficiency Policy.

Applicants may be counselled into an alternative choice based on test results. While the General Arts and Science programs and the Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Advanced Diplomas and Degrees program have been designed to prepare students to enter a major course of study in their chosen area, these programs are neither a guarantee, nor a requirement, for entry into subsequent programs at Humber or elsewhere.

Mature Applicants

An applicant is considered a mature applicant if they have not completed secondary school or other postsecondary school, and will be 19 or older (21 or older for degree programs) as of the first day of classes. Humber will invite you for testing to demonstrate that you meet program eligibility. Mature applicants for degree programs will be required to meet course requirements at the U level or equivalent.

College Transfer Applicants

An applicant is considered a college transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a college-level credential. Humber will use your college courses and grades to determine program eligibility. You may also be eligible for transfer credit if you are admitted to a Humber program.

University Transfer Applicants

An applicant is considered a university transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a university-level credential. Humber will use your university courses and grades to determine program eligibility. You may also be eligible for transfer credit if you are admitted to a Humber program.

Selection Includes Secondary Requirements:

Admission selection is based on the academic criteria indicated and the result of the evaluation of additional secondary requirements. Secondary requirements may include a portfolio, audition, letter of intent, references, etc., and vary by program. Meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee an offer of admission.

Date Location Availability International Student Availability
September 2017NorthOpenWaitlisted

The 2017-2018 fee for 2 semesters is:

  • domestic: TBD
  • international: $14,626.00

Fees are subject to change.

Additional Costs

  • $30 for lab fees
Fees by Semester 


Humber offers a variety of scholarships each year.

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Students who successfully complete all courses may qualify for acceptance into a number of health science programs at Humber including the University of New Brunswick – Humber Bachelor of Nursing 07061, Occupational Therapist Assistant/Physiotherapist Assistant (OTA/PTA) 07751, Paramedic 07651, Pharmacy Technician 07731 and Practical Nursing 07041 programs.

Future Study Options

Continue to build on your strong foundation. We can help you find your passion at Humber through the many diploma and degree programs available to successful certificate graduates. 

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Transferring from Another College or University

Details on transferring credits or credentials from another college or university or how to apply for credit based on prior work or life experience.

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Program Contact(s)

Michelle Jordan, program co-ordinator
416-675-6622 ext. 74049



International Students

Phone 1-416-675-5067

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Applications to Humber are made through Be sure to submit your application by the equal consideration deadline of February 1. You may apply after February 1, however, post-February 1 applications will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis depending on the availability of the space in the program. To check program availability refer to the Campus/Availability listing on Humber's program pages or

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International Students

If you’re an international student, you can apply directly to Humber via our International Centre.

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In order to continue with your application for the General Arts and Science – Health and Science certificate, you must complete this step in the application process. Applicant selection is based on academic criteria and results of these secondary requirements. This contains all the information you need to prepare and submit secondary requirements for consideration. If you have any questions, please contact Admissions.

Secondary Requirements

Applicants are required to complete a mandatory admission test in basic mathematics and writing. A practice math test can be found at the following link:

For additional resources to help you improve your math skills and/or prepare for the math placement test, please visit:

Registration Instructions

Applicants must register to attend this admissions event. Log-in to MyHumber to register:

  1. Log-in to MyHumber and select the Applicant tab
  2. Select the Applicant Tab
  3. Select the Applied Programs tab
  4. Select your Year and Applicant Number from the drop-down menu, then click Submit
  5. Click on “Do I Have Any Missing Requirements”
  6. Click on “Go to Events” (located under the “Link” section, near the bottom right of the page)
  7. Choose from a list of available assessment dates and follow the prompts

Applicants must meet both academic and secondary requirements in order to meet minimum program eligibility.

Meeting minimum eligibility does not guarantee admission. 

All secondary requirements will be evaluated and a score will be calculated by the academic school. Admission decisions will be available via MyHumber, or by email and mail. Admission decisions will not be released by phone.

Fees by Semester

Semester 1Domestic FeeInternational Fee*
Mandatory Non-TuitionTBD$450.45


Semester 2Domestic FeeInternational Fee*
Mandatory Non-TuitionTBD$450.45

*Plus Mandatory Health Insurance fee once per academic year: Fall start - $375 Winter start - $250 Summer start - $125

health sciences

Our Program

Humber’s Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Advanced Diplomas and Degrees certificate program (formerly General Arts and Science – Health and Science) provides you with the core science, mathematics and communication skills important for academic success in health sciences programs, as well as other science-related programs at the advanced diploma or degree level. The program is a first step to a career path in health sciences, and you will study a variety of subject areas including communications, mathematics, biology, chemistry, critical thinking, and academic and scientific writing. You will learn to analyze situations from various perspectives to help develop a sense of personal and social responsibility as a citizen and allied health professional.

In addition, you will learn about potential careers in the health sciences and identify other programs focusing on the biological or chemical sciences that will enable you to achieve your career objectives. 

Courses Program Standards

Every attempt is made to ensure that information contained in this website is current and accurate. Humber reserves the right to correct any error or omission, modify or cancel any course, program, fee, timetable or campus location at any time without prior notice or liability to users or any other Person.