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Program Information

School:Fanshawe College
Faculty:School of Health Sciences
Degree:Diploma; University Transfer
Field of Study:Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Description:This three-year, advanced diploma program follows a curriculum approved by the College of Respiratory Therapists of Ontario (CRTO), the Canadian Society of Respiratory Therapists (CRST) and the Canadian National Alliance, and is accredited nationally through the Council on Accreditation for Respiratory Therapy Education (CoARTE). College faculty, together with instructors from the clinical affiliates, provide the scientific foundation and clinical experience required to prepare students for practice at the entry-level within Ontario, as well as nationally and internationally.

Graduates of the program must undertake a nationally recognized certification exam in order to make application for credentialing with the College of Respiratory Therapists of Ontario (CRTO), or to other Regulators within Canada, dependent upon where they desire to practice.
URL:Respiratory Therapy at Fanshawe College
Course Based:Yes
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $3,924
International: $14,091
Careers:Respiratory Therapists

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 
  •  Grade11 Physics 
  •  Grade11 Chemistry 
  •  Grade11 Biology 

OSSD with courses from the College (C), University (U), University/College (M), or Open (O) stream WITH: - Any Grade 12 English (C) or (U) - Any Grade 12 Mathematics (C) or (U) - Grade 11 or Grade 12 Physics (C) or (U) - Grade 11 or Grade 12 Chemistry (C) or (U) - Grade 11 or Grade 12 Biology (C) or (U) (Note: minimum final grade required for each course is 70) OR Academic and Career Entrance Certificate (ACE) WITH: - Communications - Core Mathematics - Physics - Chemistry - Biology (Note: minimum final grade required for each course is 70) OR Pre-Health Science Ontario College Certificate* (Note: minimum final average required is 3.0 GPA) AND: - minimum final grade of 'B' or 70 in the required courses stated above OR General Arts and Science Ontario College Certificate** (Note: minimum final average required is 3.0 GPA) AND: - minimum final grade of 'B' or 70 in the required courses stated above OR Ontario High School Equivalency Certificate (GED) WITH: - The combined Language Arts - Reading AND Language Arts - Writing test results having a minimum average Standard Score of 560 AND: - Any Grade 12 Mathematics (C) or (U) - Grade 11 or Grade 12 Physics (C) or (U) - Grade 11 or Grade 12 Chemistry (C) or (U) - Grade 11 or Grade 12 Biology (C) or (U) (Note: minimum final grade required for each course is 70) OR Mature applicant with standing in the required courses and grades stated above AND Health Occupation Aptitude Examination (HOAE)

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 5.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 79]
Additional Admission Requirements:
    Post-Admission Requirements The following items are applicable to the program and are time sensitive. Please refer to www.fanshawec.ca/preplacement for important information about preparing for placement by the due date. •Possession of a Standard First Aid course certificate (either St. John Ambulance or Canadian Red Cross or equivalent) and a Basic Rescuer course certificate - Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers (HCP) in accordance with the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada Canadian Guidelines for CPR •Evidence of Good Health •Police Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Screening, including a check of the Pardoned Sexual Offenders Database •Placement Agreement

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on August 30, 2018