Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Certificates and Diplomas - 340

Ontario College Certificate
One year or less
OSAP Checkmark OSAP Eligible
Pursue pathways to a broad range of programs in health sciences.

Program Highlights

  • Mohawk's blended learning design allows for flexible scheduling and independent learning opportunities.
  • A focus on the fundamentals in math, science, and communications provides a well-rounded experience that can maximize your opportunities for further study.

What you'll learn

  • Gain valuable knowledge and skills in biology, chemistry, physics, math and English.
  • Explore your career options in the health field.

Program Length

1 academic year (period of 8 months)

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Program delivery

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Admission

Domestic and International student admission requirements

  • OSSD or equivalent or mature student status including:
    • Grade 12 English, C or U equivalent

Note: The Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Certificates and Diplomas program can not be used as a route to apply to the Mohawk/McMaster BScN program. Students interested in pursuing a BScN degree should apply to the Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Diplomas and Degrees program. Pre-Health does not lead to the Mohawk/McMaster Medical Radiation Sciences Collaborative degree program.

Options are available for mature applicants.


Language Requirements for Applicants with English as a Second Language

Options are available for mature applicants.

Don't have the necessary requirements?

Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Tuition and Fees

2023 - 2024 Domestic Tuition and Fees

Description Semester 1 Semester 2

Compulsory Ancillary Fees

$864.60 $758.46
Co-op Fees N/A N/A

Compulsory Program Fees

$0.00 $0.00
Domestic Tuition $1,354.04  $1,354.04
Total Domestic Charges Per Semester $2,218.64 $2,112.50
Total 1st Year Fees $4,331.14

Above fees based on full-time September program start date. Contact Student Services to confirm fees for other start dates or semesters.


2023 - 2024 International Tuition and Fees

Description Semester 1 Semester 2

Total Tuition & Ancillary Fees

$8,355.00 $8,355.00
Co-op Fees N/A N/A

Program Compulsory Fees

$0.00 $0.00
International Tax Recovery $450.00  $375.00 
Total International Charges Per Semester $8,805.00 $8,730.00
Total 1st Year Fees $17,535.00

If you pay by wire transfer, please note your bank might charge you a fee to transfer money. Make sure your transfer includes the Mohawk payment and the wire transfer fee. This applies to each wire transfer payment you make.

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Financial Assistance

When it comes to paying for your education, investing in your future can be more affordable than you think. A Mohawk education is one of the most cost-effective means of acquiring the skills and knowledge you need to have a prosperous and rewarding career. 

As you start on your chosen career path, it's important to have a realistic set of expectations regarding the expenses associated with attending college. In addition to your tuition fees, you will also need to budget for books, supplies, housing, and other related living expenses. You may be able to supplement your income and savings with scholarships, bursaries, or loans. It pays to do some research into what types of financial assistance you may qualify for.

Available Financial Assistance Resources:

Apply for Awards:

By submitting a Scholarships and Bursaries Application every semester, students have access to over $3 million in Mohawk College scholarships, bursaries and Ministry-partnered funding to help meet their financial needs.

Financial Literacy and Money Coaching:

Whether saving for school, sticking to a budget, or planning for a major purchase, financial literacy affects us all. That's why Mo' Money is committed to helping our students improve their money skills and become more confident with their money.

Course Overview & Descriptions

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Learning Outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes, often referred to as ‘Program Standards', set out the essential learning that a student must achieve before being deemed ready to graduate.

In many cases these program learning outcomes were developed by the Ministry of Colleges and Universities (MCU) in consultation with employers and educators who are experts in the program field. To ensure the outcomes remain current and in line with industry needs, we invite our employers, graduates working in the field and current students to re-examine and update them during regular, ongoing program review focus groups.

Career Opportunities

Your future career options

  • The pre-health sciences program is designed to provide you with an opportunity to develop the skills and knowledge to be successfully admitted into a health-related certificate or diploma program.

Educational Pathways

Pathways to Mohawk 

If you've successfully taken a course at another post-secondary institution, you may be able to earn course exemptions toward your credential here at Mohawk.
 

Pathways within Mohawk

If you have successfully completed one of the following programs at Mohawk, you may be eligible to receive transfer credit in this program. *

We offer a diverse range of programs to further your studies within Mohawk following completion of this program. * 

This Pathways map shows how the identified program can lead to future program choices within Mohawk.


Pathways beyond Mohawk

See ontransfer.ca for additional opportunities at other colleges or universities in Ontario.

Search the Mohawk Transfer Database for opportunities outside of Ontario.
 

Notes:

  • After completion of the Pre-Health program, you will be eligible to apply to Mohawk College Registered Practical Nursing program, as well as many other Health Sciences diploma programs, and many health programs at other Ontario colleges
  • After completion of the Pre-Health program, you are eligible to continue your studies towards a General Arts and Sciences Diploma, as a pathway to university
  • If you have previous university degree credit(s), you ARE NOT eligible to use Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Certificates and Diplomas as a route to apply to the Mohawk McMaster BScN program. The Pre-Health program DOES NOT lead to the Mohawk - McMaster Medical Radiation Sciences Collaborative Degree program. 

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Phone: 1-844-767-6871

International Students

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Contact International
Email: intl.representatives@mohawkcollege.ca
Phone: 1-905-575-2254
Toll free phone numbers:
For general questions: 1-888-Mohawk9 (1-888-664-2959)
North China: 10-800-714-2521
South China: 10-800-140-2541
Brazil: 0800-022-7408
Philippines: 180011102544

Contact International Admissions
Contact our Admissions advisors for help with your application.
Contact International Admissions
Phone: 1-905-575-2254

*Not all programs are international eligible. Please see our programs available for international students.

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