Pathway Summary


Pathway ID
Pathway Title
Pre-Health Sciences 1 year Certificate to Bachelor of Science in Biology
Pathway Last Updated

Sending Institution Information

Sending Institution
Fleming College
Health, Food and Medical, Recreation
Program Area
Any Certificate Program
Program Title
Pre-Health Pathway to Advanced Diplomas and Degrees

Receiving Institution Information

Receiving Institution
Algoma University
Science and Technology
Program Area
Core Sciences (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, etc.)
Program Title
Bachelor of Science in Biology

Contact Procedures

Meghan Majic
College Outreach and Support Officer
705-949-2301 Ext: 4264
Algoma University
1520 Queen Street East
Sault Ste. Marie, ON
P6A 2G4

Pathway Details

Terms for renewal or cancellation

The agreement shall be continuous from year to year; however, either party may terminate the agreement if notice in writing is given at least 12 months prior to the date on which termination becomes effective. Students enrolled in the program at the time of notice of termination will be given the opportunity to complete their degree studies within three years based on the terms of the agreement when they commenced their studies.

Eligibility for Pathway

Graduates from an Ontario College Pre-Health Sciences program must meet Algoma University admission requirements which requires successful completion of the one-year certificate with a minimum overall average of B (70%; 3.0) or higher to be eligible for the maximum credit recognition.

Credit transfer

Ontario College graduates with a Pre-Health Sciences Certificate will receive 15 credits toward a 3-year Bachelor of Science in Biology.

Credits that must be achieved at the receiving institution

75 credits required to complete the 3-year Bachelor of Science in Biology.

Anticipated normal schedule of student progression

Ontario College graduates may be able to complete the 3-year Bachelor of Science in Biology degree within 2.5 years (depending on course availability and course load registered).

Credential(s) to be granted on successful completion of all required components

Bachelor of Science with a major in Biology - 3 year degree

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