Semester 3 Admission Requirements

This two-calendar-year (six-semester) continuous period of study is designed for students who have previously studied at university and have completed the following pre-requisite courses:

i. Subject requirements:

  • Anatomy (ANAT) 1010 or equivalent-3 credit hours 
  • Physiology (PHYL) 1001 and 1002 or 1011 and 1012 (or PHYL 1001 + Biological Science) -6 credit hours
  • Statistics (STAT) 1060 or equivalent-3 credit hours
  • Microbiology (MICI) 1100 or equivalent-3 credit hours
  • English (ENGL) 1100 or equivalent writing course-3 credit hours
  • Science elective-3 credit hours
  • Open electives*-9 credit hours

*Nursing courses cannot be used to fulfill the open electives pre-requisite requirement.

ii. A minimum grade of C in each of Anatomy, Physiology (6 CR or 3 CR + Biological Science 3 CR), Statistics, Microbiology and English is required. A minimum grade of C in each of the open electives and science elective is required.

iii. A student with a .03 credit hour combined Anatomy and Physiology course will also be required to have .06 additional credit hours of Biological Sciences

iv. A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 based on overall post-secondary career or most recent year of studies (30 credit hours)

v. Meeting the minimum entrance GPA does not guarantee admission. As a result of the competitive admission process, applicants typically require a higher entrance GPA than the minimums listed in the admission requirements.

Students study through the fall, winter, and spring/summer semesters, graduating in the fall of the second year.

Applicants should consider whether financial, work and family responsibilites will allow for study full time, year round.