General Arts and Science - Health and Science

General Arts and Science - Health and Science

General Arts and Science - Health and Science (2016-2017)

How to Apply

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Program Length

Two semesters, beginning in September


General Arts and Science - Health and Science

Contact Information

Michelle Jordan, program co-ordinator
416.675.6622 ext. 74049


The 2016/2017 fee for two semesters is
– domestic $3,897.78
– international $14,200.
Amounts listed are the total of tuition, lab and material fees, student service and auxiliary fees for the first two semesters of the 2016/2017 academic year. Fees are subject to change.


Start DatesAvailability
2016 SeptemberClosed

Admission Requirements

To be eligible for admission, you must possess the following:
• Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent
• Mature student status
• College or university transfer status
• Results of mandatory admission testing for writing and math. Test fees will apply.
• The following courses will assist applicants with the admission test:
– Grade 12 English (ENG4C or ENG4U or equivalent)
– Grade 12 Mathematics (MAP4C, MCT4C, MDM4U, MCB4U, MGA4U, MCV4U or MHF4U or equivalent)

All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Humber’s English Language Proficiency Policy.

Selection Includes Secondary Requirements: Applicants may be counselled into an alternative choice based on test results. While the General Arts and Science programs have been designed to prepare students to enter a major course of study in their chosen area, a General Arts and Science certificate or diploma is neither a guarantee, nor a requirement for entry into subsequent programs at Humber or elsewhere. Meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee admission.

Our Program

The General Arts and Science – Health and Science certificate program will help you help yourself by giving you the science, mathematics and communication skills to start you on a path to the career in health sciences you want.

Our preparatory program is designed to help you improve in the foundational areas necessary for you to pursue postsecondary studies at Humber and beyond. Courses in chemistry, biology, anatomy and physiology, technical mathematics, critical thinking, computer applications, and academic and scientific writing are critical components of the curriculum and necessary for the next phase of your education. A special integrated skills course will provide the opportunity to improve academic skills, explore learning styles and decide which career path best suits your abilities and maturing interests.

List of Courses

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Your Future Study Options

Students who successfully complete all courses may qualify for acceptance into a number of health science programs at Humber, including the University of New Brunswick – Humber Bachelor of Nursing, Funeral Director 1, Funeral Director 2, Occupational Therapist Assistant/Physiotherapist Assistant (OTA/PTA), Paramedic, Pharmacy Technician and Practical Nursing programs.

You may also be eligible to receive transfer credits towards health sciences programs at other postsecondary institutions. For detailed information, visit Transfer Options.


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