Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Health Sciences

Whether you want to enter the field of health care directly after graduation or use your education to help advance your career, we have a Health Sciences program that can start you on your journey.

Choose from many OL and TRU courses to fulfil your program requirements. You can also take post-secondary courses elsewhere and transfer them to your OL program. See BC Council on Admissions and Transfer to explore your options.

Plan ahead and make the most of your Health Sciences credential. Our Program Advisors help you choose courses that can later be applied toward another program, either at OL or elsewhere.

Medical Laboratory Assistant Certificate
Medical Laboratory Assistant National Certificate
Polysomnography Certificate
Anesthesia Assistant Post-Diploma
Pre-Health Science Certificate
Bachelor of Health Science
Transition Courses: Health

Getting started

Before you register for a course or apply for a program, please do the following:

  • Read about distance education and course delivery formats.
  • Look at the program descriptions, which state any admission requirements and the residency requirements.
  • Familiarize yourself with the course descriptions.
  • Note the estimated program costs, learn about financial awards and support, and consider how you can fund your education.

Awards and financial support

You can apply for financial support if you meet place-of-residence requirements. If you are a full-time program student, you may be eligible to apply for an award, scholarship, bursary or grant. See Student Awards & Financial Aid.

PLAR

If you have applied for or been admitted to a Business and Management Studies program, you may be eligible for credit based on an assessment of your prior learning. PLAR allows you to earn academic credits for knowledge, training and skills gained through your work and life experience.

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