Admission requirements

You must meet the Dalhousie University undergraduate admission requirements to be considered for this program. This diploma program does not typically accept people applying directly from high school. It is recommended that you have work or volunteer experience in the health services industry before applying for the program.

A complete application consists of the following documents:

  • An application and fee
  • An official transcript from high school and previous post-secondary institutions
  • A letter outlining your life and work experiences since last attending school. You should include a description of your educational goals and your motivation to succeed in this program.
  • One letter of reference
  • Resume

Application forms can be completed online or downloaded. Applications should be submitted as early as possible. Application deadlines are July 1 for September start, November 15 for January start and March 15 for May start.