|Field of Study:||Biomedical Sciences, General
|Description:||This one-year Pre-Health Sciences Certificate Program offers two semesters of full-time study. The program curriculum is for students who wish to concentrate on the Health Sciences field. It is designed to prepare students for application to Conestoga College's School of Health Sciences Advanced Diploma or Degree programs (Respiratory Therapist, McMaster University Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Health Informatics Degree, etc). Students wishing to enter Biotechnology Technician, Dietician, Pre-Service Fire-fighter, Practical Nursing, Personal Support Worker, Paramedic, and Occupational Therapy Assistant/Physiotherapy Assistant programs are still able to do so by taking either the one-semester General Arts and Science Health Option or upon completion of this one-year Pre-Health certificate program.
Students will be introduced to the Health Sciences field, to college life and college workload, and will be able to increase their competitiveness to support their application to Health Sciences advanced diploma or degree programs.