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Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Advanced Diplomas and Degrees

Credential: Ontario College CertificateProgram Code: PH111Length: 2 semestersProgram Starting Between:  

Admission Requirements

Applicants must meet all the requirements below in order to meet minimum program eligibility. Meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee an offer of admission. Admission decisions will be available via MyHumber, or by email and mail. Admission decisions will not be released by phone.

Admission selection is based on the following 3 requirements:

  • Academic

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

    or

    or

    Mature Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a mature applicant if they have not completed secondary school or other postsecondary school, and will be 19 or older as of the first day of classes. Humber will invite you for testing to demonstrate that you meet program eligibility.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a mature applicant if they have not completed secondary school or attended postsecondary studies, and will be 21 or older as of the first day of classes. Mature applicants for degree programs will be required to meet course requirements at the U/M level or equivalent.

    College Transfer Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a college transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a college-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or college courses and grades to determine program eligibility.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a college transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a college-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or college courses and grades to determine program eligibility. Applicants must have an overall minimum grade point average (GPA) of 65 per cent in the program. Applicants are required to disclose and provide academic transcripts for all course work completed at the postsecondary level.

    University Transfer Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a university transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a university-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or university courses and grades to determine program eligibility.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a university transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a university-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or university courses and grades to determine program eligibility. Applicants are required to disclose and provide academic transcripts for all course work completed at the postsecondary level.

  • English Language Proficiency

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

  • Mandatory Admission Test

  • Applicants are required to complete a mandatory admission test in basic mathematics and writing. 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)

    A practice math test can be found at the following link: http://healthsciences.humber.ca/articles/sample-math-test.html

    For additional resources to help you improve your math skills and/or prepare for the math placement test, please visit: http://liberalarts.humber.ca/about/learning-resources/math-centre.html

    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.

    Registration Instructions

INTERNATIONAL ACADEMIC EQUIVALENCY

Admission equivalencies for Humber depend on your country of study. Please enter your location or choose detect my location to see the requirements for your country below.

Post-Admission Requirements

Once you have been accepted, and have confirmed your offer, you may need to complete a further set of requirements related to your program (Post-Admission Requirements).

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Fees

The 2018-2019 fee for two semesters was:

  • domestic: $3,956.64
  • international: $14,964.00

Fees are subject to change.

Scholarships

Humber offers a variety of scholarships each year.

Learn more >

Fees by Semester 

Fees by Semester

Semester 1Domestic FeeInternational Fee*
Total$1,995.27$7,272.00
Tuition$1,501.59$6,778.32
Mandatory Non-Tuition$459.78$459.78
Lab/Materials$33.90$33.90
Co-op/Placement$0.00$0.00

 

Semester 2Domestic FeeInternational Fee*
Total$1,961.37$7,272.00
Tuition$1,501.59$6,812.22
Mandatory Non-Tuition$459.78$459.78
Lab/Materials$0.00$0.00
Co-op/Placement$0.00$0.00

*Plus Mandatory Health Insurance fee once per academic year: Fall start - $420 Winter start - $280 Summer start - $140

Additional Costs

  • $30 for lab fees

Pathways

Pathways are academic routes that students can take to move from one credential to another.

TRANSFER OPTIONS

Can't find a pathway? You can still get the credit you deserve from your previous education or your prior work or life experience.

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Contact Us

Program Specific Questions

Katrina Gittens and Farrah Aslam, student advisors
416.675.6622 ext. 3747/ext. 72124
gas@humber.ca

 

Admissions Questions

Domestic Students  

Phone: 416-675-5000
Email: enquiry@humber.ca

International Students  

Contact the International Centre

How to Apply

Applications to Humber are made through ontariocolleges.ca. 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 ontariocolleges.ca.

Admissions Road Map >

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INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

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

Apply through the International Centre >

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Are you interested in pursuing a rewarding career in the field of health sciences? Humber’s Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Advanced Diplomas and Degrees certificate program provides you with the core science, mathematics and communication skills that are essential for academic success in health and science-related programs at either the diploma or degree levels. As a first step to a career in health sciences, you will study a variety of subjects in 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 science-related fields that will enable you to achieve your career objectives. 

 

Courses Program Standards

Program Availability

START DATE LOCATION STATUS INTERNATIONAL STATUS
September 2019NorthOpenOpen

Your Career

As a future health sciences professional, you will focus your studies in areas such as biology, chemistry, mathematics and communications, developing the core foundational skills to launch your academic career at the diploma or degree level.

 

Every attempt is made to ensure that information contained on 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.

On June 29, 2018, the Provincial Government of Ontario announced the renaming of the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development (MAESD) to the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU). Both names may appear on this website.