Pre health program is precursor to further educational success
Pre Health Program Is Precursor to Further Educational
Have you completed at minimum an Ontario Secondary School Diploma
(OSSD) or equivalent, or have mature student status (19 years or older)?
Did you obtain your English Grade 12 C or U, or equivalent or are willing to
take the Centennial College English Skills Assessment for Admission? Have
you finished Mathematics Grade 11 or 12 C, M or U, or equivalent or are
willing to take a Centennial College Math Skills Assessment for Admission?
Additionally, does one of the following apply to you?
You have an interest in:
• Attending programs that include Practical Nursing, Massage Therapy,
Transportation and others;
• Attending a science program at college level that will help you to
achieve future career goal;
• Obtaining the mandatory academic admission credentials needed to
enter college-level science programs;
• Completing science courses required for post-secondary programs and
have not finished high school or completed science courses
If so, Centennial College’s Pre Health program may be well suited for you.
The purpose of this overview offering is to ensure that students have a solid
foundation in topics associated with health fields such as the ones described
While other Pre Health programs may focus on one area, this offering is
all encompassing and includes a range of courses that give students the
know-how they need to successfully pursue further education. Here is a
closer look at the topics that students study in this offering:
Computer For Health Care Professionals: Word processing, spreadsheets
and presentation applications in a Windows-based operating system are all
a part of this course. Students also develop skills related to basic research
technique and APA reference format. To test their knowledge, students
complete a final project that requires them to apply computer skills,
research techniques and data analysis tools to prepare a properly
referenced health-care related research report.
Pre-Anatomy and Physiology: This course’s focus is on ensuring students
have a strong foundation in anatomical terminologies and fundamental
human physiology. Emphasis is on understanding and applications rather
Developmental Psychology: The stages of human growth from conception to
death; human development from a biological, psychological and
sociocultural perspective are explored; research methods and major
psychological theories underlying human development are all covered in this
Chemistry 1 and 2: Presented as two courses, the first gives students an
overview by examining the role of chemistry in daily life and in the
development of new technologies and products. The second, meanwhile,
builds upon the concepts that form the basis of modern chemistry and
applies them to the stoichiometry of chemical reactions. Students learn to
solve problems involving stoichiometric relationships in balanced chemical
Students who complete the Pre-Health science program and wish to
continue their education at Centennial College may do so by seamlessly
transferring to Practical Nursing, Massage Therapy, Transportation and
other programs, granted that they have acceptable academic standing.