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4 Semesters (2 Years)
Credential Awarded
Ontario College Diploma

Admission Requirements

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), or equivalent, or a mature applicant
  • English: Grade 12 C or U, or equivalent course
  • Mathematics: Grade 12 C or U, or Grade 11 U or M, or equivalent course
  • Biology: Grade 11 C or U, or equivalent course
  • Chemistry: Grade 12 C or Grade 11 U, or equivalent course
  • online applicant profile that details related education, experience and volunteer involvement 

Preadmission testing is not permitted to meet (or satisfy) the academic prerequisites for this program.

Additional Information

After you apply, you’ll receive details on how and when to submit your online applicant profile.

This program is highly-competitive. Applicants are ranked on academic strength and an assessment of their online profile. Only the top-ranked applicants will be offered a seat in the program.


After admission but before beginning classes student must obtain a pre-exposure immunization for rabies.

To succeed in the program, you must be capable of participating in physical activity and be able to lift 25 kg.

Although not required for admission, completion of a grade 11 or 12 physics course and prior experience working with animals are recommended for your success in the program.