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Certificate in Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Advanced Diplomas and Degrees Algonquin College - Pembroke Campus Algonquin College - Pembroke Campus, Canada

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CAD 15892

Tuition Fee (CAD)

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CAD 95

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12 months


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Program Overview

The one-year Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Advanced Diplomas and Degrees is an Ontario College Certificate program that prepares you for more advanced health science programs. You develop strong study skills and earn post-secondary credits that may transfer to other postsecondary programs.

As a student, you explore your interests in the health science field while meeting the eligibility requirements for a number of Algonquin College advanced diploma programs. These include:

  • Biotechnology - Advanced
  • Cardiovascular Technology
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Massage Therapy
  • Medical Radiation Technology
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Paramedic

The curriculum provides you with the opportunity to learn more about potential careers in the health sciences as you improve your skills in communications, mathematics, biology, chemistry and physics.

The intention of this program is to prepare you for further study in either advanced diploma or degree programs, rather than moving directly into the chosen industry. It is important to note that completing this program doesn`t guarantee entry into a health or science program.

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Additional Information

Program Level UG Certificate / Diploma

College/University Processing Time 42

Program Intensity Full-Time

Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) work permit

Program Intake


Sep 2024

General Admission Requirement

    • Minimum Overall Score - 6.5 - With No Band Less Than - 6
    • Minimum Overall Score - 88 - With no score less than - 22
  • PTE
    • Minimum Overall Score - 60 - With no score less than - 53

Academic Requirement

  • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted into this program, applicants must have Grade 12 / High School Diploma or equivalent including the following required course(s):
    • English, Grade 12 (ENG4C or equivalent) with a grade of 65% or higher.
    • Mathematics, Grade 11 (MBF3C or equivalent) with a grade of 65% or higher.

6.5 IELTS Score
88 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
60 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
60% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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Tuition Fee

CAD 95

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11000 Per year

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