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Updated: 2024-03-28 16:16:07

Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Certificates and Diplomas

Formerly named: General Arts and Science - College Health Science

Program Information

Start Date

September 03, 2024

Domestic Availability

Accepting Applications

International Availability

Not Available

Program Code

GHS

Delivery

In Person

Credential

Ontario College Certificate

Program Contact

Susan Hyndman

Program Coordinator

Domestic Tuition

$2330.76 per semester*

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Canadian Students

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January 06, 2025

Domestic Availability

Accepting Applications

International Availability

Not Available

Program Code

GHS

Delivery

In Person

Credential

Ontario College Certificate

Program Contact

Susan Hyndman

Program Coordinator

Domestic Tuition

$2330.76 per semester*

*Domestic tuition amounts shown are from the 2024-2025 academic year and are subject to change.

*International tuition amounts shown are from the 2024-2025 academic year and are subject to change.

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This pathway program is designed to prepare you for admission to college programs in health sciences, biological or chemical sciences, while you learn about possible careers in these fields. The program provides the knowledge and skills in communication, mathematics, human anatomy, biology and chemistry needed to be successful in related college programs. Upon successful completion of this two-semester program, you will be eligible for admission to college programs such as:

Fleming College has reserved space in the above-noted programs for qualified graduates of this program. For consideration in this category, graduates must have achieved an average of 70% or higher over the duration of the Pre-Health Sciences Pathway program. If there are more applications from graduates with 70% or higher than reserved seats available, a selection process based on an average of overall marks will take place.

To be considered for your program of choice, your Ontario College application must be received by the Equal Consideration Application Deadline date.

While taking the Pathway to Certificates and Diplomas program you will explore program options. If you find that a career in health sciences is not as appealing as you had thought, you may consider other Fleming programs. Fleming College has also reserved space in the following programs for qualified graduates of the Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Certificates and Diplomas:

Throughout the Pre-Health Sciences program, you will learn in a supportive environment and gain hands-on experience in our chemistry and biology labs. Our health curriculum is integrated, and you will also take college-level courses to help you become a competent communicator and problem solver, with the critical analytical, creative and logical thinking skills needed in the workplace. In addition, you can earn from two to four credits towards your subsequent college diploma, depending upon your program choice.

Please note: International students are not eligible to enter the Paramedic program directly, or through the Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Certificates and Diplomas.

To succeed in this program, you require:

  • strong oral and written communication skills
  • ability to work as part of a team, as well as independently
  • commitment to making your education work
  • good time management and organizational skills
  • willingness to explore your options

In addition you should plan to spend at least $700 per year for books and supplies.

  • Examine fundamental biological concepts, processes and systems of the human body, including the structure, function and properties of the molecules of life, cells, tissues and organ systems in relation to homeostasis and health.
  • Examine fundamental concepts, processes and systems of chemistry, including matter and chemical bonding; quantities in chemical reactions; solutions and solubility; acids and bases; as well as nomenclature, structure and properties of organic compounds, in relation to health and the human body.
  • Solve basic numeric problems and interpret data related to health sciences and other science-related fields using mathematical concepts, including algebra, basic probability and descriptive statistics.
  • Use health sciences and other science-related language and terminology appropriately to communicate clearly, concisely, and correctly in written, spoken, and visual forms.
  • Prepare a personal strategy and plan for academic, career and professional development in the health sciences or other science-related fields.
  • Investigate health sciences and science-related questions, problems and evidence using the scientific method.

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

  • OSSD including Gr 12 C English and one Gr 11 C Science

PC / Windows

  • Operating System:
    Windows 10
  • Processor:
    Core i5 - 1.6Ghz minimum
  • Memory:
    8GB minimum
  • Hard Disk:
    160GB minimum
  • Software:
    Microsoft Word and Excel or equivalent software. Phone app/printer/software capable of scan to pdf.

Apple / MacOS

  • Operating System:
    MacOS 10.12 or newer
  • Processor:
    Core i5 6th Gen or better
  • Memory:
    8GB minimum
  • Hard Disk:
    160GB minimum
  • Software:
    Microsoft Word and Excel or equivalent software. Phone app/printer/software capable of scan to pdf.

Internet Connection: 2.5 Mbps Download and 3.0 Mbps Upload (minimum)

Students are required to have their own computer, internet access, webcam and microphone.

Some required software applications are not available for Chromebook.

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 here.

Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology with Biopharmaceutical Science
Requirement
  • Minimum 60% cumulative program average.
Transfer Credit
  • Entry into 1st-year studies of a 4-year program.
  • Refer to the articulation agreement for further details.

To apply please see the Technological University of the Shannon: Midwest's international website.

For more information

Visit the Technological University of the Shannon: Midlands Midwest website for further articulation and program information.

See the official articulation agreement.

Program Code: HIM

Ontario College Diploma

Sutherland Campus

September 2024

Program Code: POA

Ontario College Diploma

Sutherland Campus

September 2024

Program Code: PMD

Ontario College Diploma

Sutherland Campus

September 2024, January 2025

Program Code: PHM

Ontario College Diploma

Sutherland Campus

May 2024, September 2024

Program Code: PN

Ontario College Diploma

Sutherland Campus

May 2024, September 2024, January 2025, May 2025

Program Code: PHS

Ontario College Certificate

Sutherland Campus

September 2024

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