Michener Institute of Education at UHN

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Michener Institute of Education at UHN

Faculty:Health Sciences
Degree:Post-diploma; Advanced
Field of Study:Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Podiatric Medicine/Podiatry (DPM)
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $11,349

This cost estimate is for Year 1 of the program and includes mandatory fees.



Michener is the only English-speaking Chiropody program in Canada, and has a working Chiropody Clinic on campus for students to treat patients under the supervision of licensed Chiropodists who are also Michener Faculty. Chiropody is a regulated health profession; to work as a Chiropodist in Ontario, you must be registered with the College of Chiropodists of Ontario. Graduates are eligible to write the College’s provincial registration exams.

As a primary health care practitioner in Chiropody, you will be involved in the assessment and management of foot and lower limb conditions. Many graduates find rewarding work in public community health centres and hospitals or even open their own private practices. You will also work with many different healthcare professionals such as Nurses, Dermatologists, Vascular Surgeons, Orthopedic Surgeons, Physiotherapists and Physicians.


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    Applicants to the Chiropody program must possess the following qualifications: the applicant must have completed a 4 year undergraduate Bachelors degree in Sciences from a recognized University, or BA in Kinesiology only. The prerequisite requirements are: one (1.0) full credit equivalent in Human Physiology (2 semester-length courses), and 0.5 credit equivalent in Human Anatomy (1 semester-length course). All prerequisite courses must be at a minimum grade of 70% (B-) to meet our admission requirements. For assessment purposes a minimum CGPA of 70% is required. CGPA is calculated using entire undergraduate degree. Please visit the website for complete program requirements.

    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 250] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 100] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 600] or Test of Written English (part of TOEFL) [min. 5] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]
    Application Notes : Since all lectures, seminars, and clinical laboratory sessions are conducted in English, an adequate knowledge of written and spoken English is essential for student success.This requirement of proficiency in English may be satisfied by passing ONE of the following English language assessments: the Michener English Language Assessment (MELA) measures English Language proficiency in four skill areas: Speaking, Listening, Reading and Writing - a minimum score of 8 on all components is required to be considered for admission to Michener programs; International English Language Testing System (IELTS) - an overall score of 6.5 with all components (bands) of the test being at a 6 or above (‘academic’ test format is required); or Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) and Test of Written English (TWE) - the scores required for TOEFL are a minimum TOEFL score of 100 (iBT) with a minimum of 22 on the Writing Section or 250 (computer) or 600 (written) and TWE of 5.0. Unless applicants have written a TWE along with the paper-based TOEFL test, they will be required to write that portion of the assessment. Only tests taken in the last two years are considered valid.

    * 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 January 09, 2023