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5 Semesters (2 Years)
Credential Awarded
Ontario College Diploma

Admission Requirements

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent with:
    • Grade 12 English: ENG4(C) or ENG4(U)
    • Grade 11 Biology: (C)
    • Grade 12 Physics or Chemistry: (C) or (U)  (Grade 11U is accepted)
    • Grade 12 Mathematics: (C) or (U) or Grade 11 Mathematics (U) or (M)


  • Mature Student Status (age 19 or older) with the above prerequisite course(s), their equivalent(s) or appropriate Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) Certificate program credits (see Academic Upgrading).
  • Minimum Grade scores: 70% in each required subject an overall average of 75% in four required subjects.

Additional Information

Prior to your clinical placement you will be required to have:

  • A valid certification in Basic Rescuer Level Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Health Care Provider
  • A valid certificate in Standard First Aid (SFA)
  • A current medical and immunization report
  • A current clear police record check
  • A record of a respirator fit test.

Admission to this program is competitive. Only the top ranked will be offered a seat in the program.

English Proficiency

In addition to completing a Grade 12 English Credit, applicants must demonstrate an acceptable level of English language proficiency. You meet our language proficiency requirements if you have completed:

  • Three full years of study in Canada in English (or in a country where English is the primary language) at the secondary school level.


  • The equivalent of two years of full time studies at the postsecondary level in English in a country where English is the primary language.
  • We will consider applicants who have successfully completed a pre-health program at an Ontario college.

If you do not meet the above criteria, you must complete an acceptable English Language Proficiency test and earn an appropriate score. Acceptable ELP test scores are available here.