Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Advanced Diplomas and Degrees

September 2019

Availability: Accepting Applications
Credential: Ontario College Certificate ( 2 semesters )
Classes begin:
September 03, 2019
Offered at:
Sutherland Campus
Program code:
PHS
Tuition & Ancillary Fees:
Tuition is unavailable at this time

Develop the competencies needed for application to the Trent-Fleming Bachelor of Science in Nursing program, for application to science degrees, or to advanced diploma programs at Fleming College.

Program Highlights

This program is designed to provide you with the core knowledge, skills and abilities, fundamental to academic success in health sciences and other related programs at the advanced diploma or degree level. Develop your knowledge and skills in communication, mathematics, human anatomy, biology, and organic/inorganic chemistry to be well-prepared for the rigors of your next academic program. The program will provide you with extensive hands-on, laboratory-based learning experience, in preparation for post-secondary level science programs. You will also have the opportunity to learn about potential careers in the health sciences and to identify other programs focusing on the biological or chemical sciences that will enable you to achieve your career objectives. This is a two-semester certificate-level program leading to an Ontario College Certificate.

If a career in nursing is your goal:

Successful completion of this Pre-Health Sciences pathway program provides the essential courses to meet application requirements for the Trent/Fleming Bachelor of Science in Nursing program.

Admission to the B.Sc.N. program is competitive. Meeting the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee acceptance into the B.Sc.N. program.

If further degree studies in the field of health science or science is your goal:

Graduates of the Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Advanced Diplomas and Degrees program can pursue the Queen's University Bachelor of Health Sciences Degree (Honours), an online program. Graduates with a 3.0 GPA are eligible, and will be awarded 12 credit hours, which is equivalent to nearly one semester of credit.

Successful completion of the Pre-Health Sciences pathway program provides the essential courses to meet application requirements to the Trent Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) program. Graduates with a minimum 65% average will be considered for entry.

Graduates may also meet admission criteria for programs at other universities.

Students interested in applying to other B.Sc.N. or B.Sc. programs are advised to consult with the admission office at the specific institution they are interested in for more information. For additional details, contact the Pre-Health Sciences program coordinator.

If a Fleming College Advanced Diploma is your goal:

Successful completion of this pathway program enables you to apply for admission for Fleming College programs such as:

Graduates may also be eligible for admission to similar programs at other Ontario Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology.

Students interested in applying to other B.Sc.N. or B.Sc. programs are advised to consult with the admission office at the specific institution they are interested in for more information. For additional details, contact the Preparatory Health Sciences program coordinator.

Is this You?

To succeed in this program you need:

  • strong oral and written communication skills
  • ability to work as part of a team, as well as independently
  • an interest in science, health care and related fields
  • problem solving skills
  • emotional maturity
  • commitment to making your education work
  • good time management, organizational skills
  • willingness to explore your options

Additional Costs

Plan to spend at least $700 per year for books and supplies.

Minimum Admission Requirements

Students applying to Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Advanced Diplomas and Degrees must meet the following requirements:

  • OSSD including Gr 12 C English, Gr 12 C Math and two different Gr 11 or 12 C Science subjects (i.e. Chemistry, Biology, Physics)

OSSD with majority of courses at College (C ) or Open (O) unless otherwise stated.
Grade 12 C courses will be accepted where Gr 11 C course requirements are listed.
Where College level courses are listed, U and M courses will be accepted.
Two Gr 11 courses will be accepted in lieu of a Gr 12 course requirement.

Recommended (but not required for admission)

  • Biology

Mature Students

If you are 19 years of age or older before classes start, and you do not possess an OSSD, you can write the Canadian Adult Achievement Test to assess your eligibility for admission. Additional testing or academic upgrading may be necessary to meet specific course requirements for this program.

Transfer Agreements

You may be able to use credits obtained at Fleming College to continue your postsecondary education in pursuit of a degree. The articulation and credit transfer agreements with our partner institutions are summarized below.

Algoma University

Requirement
  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
Transfer Credit
  • 15 out of a 90 credit degree;
    Visit ONTransfer.ca for further details

To apply please see the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC) website.

For more information
Requirement
  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
Transfer Credit
  • 15 out of a 120 credit degree;
    Visit ONTransfer.ca for further details

To apply please see the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC) website.

For more information
Requirement
  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
Transfer Credit
  • 15 out of a 120 credit degree;
    Visit ONTransfer.ca for further details

To apply please see the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC) website.

For more information

Queen's University

Requirement
  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA in all courses taken
Transfer Credit
  • 12 out of a 120 credit degree;
    Visit articulation agreement for details

To apply contact the institution's Admissions Office

For more information

Trent University

Requirement
  • Minimum 65% cumulative average
Transfer Credit
  • Admission consideration

To apply please see the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC) website.

For more information
Requirement
  • Minimum 65% cumulative average
Transfer Credit
  • Admission consideration

To apply please see the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC) website.

For more information
Requirement
  • Minimum 65% cumulative average
Transfer Credit
  • Admission consideration

To apply please see the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC) website.

For more information
Requirement
  • Minimum 65% cumulative average
Transfer Credit
  • Admission consideration

To apply please see the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC) website.

For more information
Requirement
  • Minimum 65% cumulative average
Transfer Credit
  • Admission consideration

To apply please see the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC) website.

For more information
Requirement
  • Minimum 65% cumulative average
Transfer Credit
  • Admission consideration

To apply please see the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC) website.

For more information
Requirement
  • Minimum 70% cumulative average
Transfer Credit
  • Admission consideration

To apply please see the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC) website.

For more information
Requirement
  • Minimum 65% cumulative average
Transfer Credit
  • Admission consideration

To apply please see the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC) website.

For more information
Requirement
  • Minimum 65% cumulative average
Transfer Credit
  • Admission consideration

To apply please see the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC) website.

For more information
Requirement
  • Minimum 70% cumulative average
Transfer Credit
  • Admission consideration

To apply please see the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC) website.

For more information
Requirement
  • Minimum 65% cumulative average
Transfer Credit
  • Admission consideration

To apply please see the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC) website.

For more information
Requirement
  • Minimum 70% cumulative average
Transfer Credit
  • Admission consideration

To apply please see the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC) website.

For more information
Requirement
  • Minimum 65% cumulative average
Transfer Credit
  • Admission consideration

To apply please see the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC) website.

For more information
Requirement
  • Minimum 65% cumulative average
Transfer Credit
  • Admission consideration

To apply please see the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC) website.

For more information
Requirement
  • Minimum 65% cumulative average
Transfer Credit
  • Admission consideration

To apply please see the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC) website.

For more information
Requirement
  • Minimum 75% cumulative average
Transfer Credit
  • Admission consideration

To apply please see the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC) website.

For more information
Requirement
  • Minimum 65% cumulative average
Transfer Credit
  • Admission consideration

To apply please see the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC) website.

For more information
Requirement
  • Minimum 65% cumulative average
Transfer Credit
  • Admission consideration

To apply please see the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC) website.

For more information
Requirement
  • Minimum 65% cumulative average
Transfer Credit
  • Admission consideration

To apply please see the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC) website.

For more information

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