Grande Prairie Regional College

Optometry

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Program Information

School:Grande Prairie Regional College
Faculty:Faculty of Science
Degree:Bachelor; University Transfer
Field of Study:Pre-Optometry Studies
Description:You can complete one to two years, thirty to sixty credits, of course work which prepares you for application for admission to year two or three of the Bachelor of Science degree program in a wide range of subject areas/specializations at the University of Alberta. Students interested in Bachelor of Science programs completed in either, the Faculty of Agriculture, Forestry and Home Economics or the Faculty of Science, may apply for Bachelor of Science, University Transfer program at Grande Prairie Regional College.

Many students, with one to two years of course work in University Transfer, Bachelor of Science at Grande Prairie Regional College have successfully transferred to universities other than the University of Alberta. Students wishing to begin their science program at Grande Prairie Regional College with a view to transferring elsewhere are encouraged to consult with a College advisor who can assist them with course selection and with the interpretation of university requirements. In Canada four year Doctor of Optometry degree programs are available at the University of Waterloo and the University of Montreal.
URL:Optometry at Grande Prairie Regional College
Course Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $3,479

Health, dental, books and supplies will cost extra.

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*60
Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Pure Mathematics 

English 30-1 Mathematics 30-1 One from Group A, B, or C Two from Group C

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* 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 10, 2016