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4 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) or (U) 
    • Grade 12 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). 

Additional Information

Applicants will be invited to attend an orientation where they will complete the pre-admissions English and math test.

Applicants are ranked based on the strength of the pre-admissions English and math test as well as academic grades.

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


Prior to enrolment, the following requirements must be met:

  •  Pre-exposure immunization for rabies
  •  The ability to lift 25 kg 

Although not required for admission, the following are recommended for your success in the program:

  •  Senior Physics (C) or (U)
  •  Prior work experience with animals