Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Advanced Diplomas and Degrees
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  • Program Length:
  • One Year - Ontario College Certificate
  • Starts:
  • September and January

Program Vocational Learning Outcomes

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
OSSD with the majority of courses at the College (C), University (U), University/College (M) or Open (O) level qualify for admission to this program.

Mature students - See Admission Procedures for details.

PROGRAM OVERVIEW
This one year certificate is designed to give students the necessary skills and course requirements to apply to health science programs at both the Windsor and Chatham campuses in:
Bachelor of Science Nursing (BScN)
Cardiovascular Technology
Dental Assisting Level I & II
Dental Hygiene
Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Medical Laboratory Science
Medical Laboratory Technician
Occupational Therapist Assistant/Physiotherapist Assistant
Paramedic
Pharmacy Technician
Practical Nursing
Respiratory Therapy
Veterinary Technician

Notes:
A number of St. Clair College programs have additional specific admission/selection criteria that must be achieved prior to acceptance. For details on program specific admission/selection criteria, please see the appropriate program page on the web and contact the Registrar’s Office.

First consideration for fall intake of any health science program that requires certificate completion (Bachelor of Science Nursing, Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Respiratory Therapy, Medical Laboratory Science and Dental Hygiene) will be given to students who complete the Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Advanced Diplomas and Degrees certificate by May 1 of that calendar year. Students who complete the certificate after May 1 will only be considered for fall intake if space permits.

The Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Advanced Diplomas and Degrees program provides successful graduates with consideration for admission to the Collaborative Bachelor of Science Nursing program with the University of Windsor, but does not qualify students for admission to other University of Windsor programs. To enquire about eligibility of the Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Advanced Diplomas and Degrees program from St. Clair College for admission to a health science or nursing program at another institution, please contact the admissions office at that institution.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  • Program Physical Demands Analysis: C904 / K904

YOUR INVESTMENT
The standard tuition and compulsory fees for the current academic year:

2017-2018 Tuition Fees

For programs with Experiential Learning (Work Placement/Internship): Costs for accommodation, if needed, travel and related expenses is at the student's own expense. It is recommended for most programs, that students have access to a laptop or desktop computer while away from home during experiential learning periods.

Textbooks and other materials are in addition to Tuition Fees. Textbook prices may be found through the Bookstore website.

Please be aware that tuition and compulsory fees are subject to adjustment each year. The College reserves the right to change, amend or alter fees as necessary without notice or prejudice.

CERTIFICATE REQUIREMENTS


Code
Credit
Course Name
Semester 1
ENG107
3
College Writing
BIO50
4
Biology I
CHM50
4
Preparatory Chemistry I
LAB50
2
Science Laboratory Fundamentals I
MTH63
4
Math Foundations for Health Care
PDH50
3

Professional Development in Health Care Education
Code
Credit
Course Name
Semester 2
COM40
3

Communications for Health Care Professionals
BIO51
4
Biology II
CHM51
4
Preparatory Chemistry II
MTH93
4
Introductory Statistics
LAB51
2
Science Laboratory Fundamentals II
PHY51
4
Physics Fundamentals for Health Science *

* PHY 51 is not required for certificate completion. It is an additional course required for entry into Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Respiratory Therapy, Medical Laboratory Science and Cardiovascular Technology.