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Bachelor of Applied Health Sciences (Paramedic)
Medicine Hat Collegewww.mhc.ab.ca
Medicine Hat College (MHC) is a community college serving a large region of southeastern Alberta and southwestern Saskatchewan. Situated in Canada's sunniest city, MHC's main campus in Medicine Hat is home to over 2,500 students each year. Another 200 students attend the Brooks campus, located 100 kilometres west of Medicine Hat. Since 1965, MHC has offered a variety of programs to meet the changing needs of students from southeastern Alberta and around the world. More than 30 diplomas and certificates are offered, including diploma programs that prepare students for occupations such as addictions counsellors, technical illustrators, paramedics and environmental reclamation technicians. Students planning to transfer to a university may begin their studies in more than 25 transfer programs. A partnership with the University of Calgary makes it possible for nursing students to complete a full bachelor's degree at MHC. The College offers applied degrees in ecotourism and outdoor leadership, emergency medical technology, and visual communications. And, through partnerships with larger institutions, such as the University of Calgary, University of Alberta and Athabasca University, MHC offers collaborative degrees in communications, criminal justice, education, general studies, management, nursing and social work. Prospective students may visit the campus during the Student for a Day program or arrange for a personal campus tour.
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Program Type Applied
Credential Type Degree
Length 4 Years
- Part Time Only
- Cooperative Education
- Continuing Education
- Distance Learning Available
Overall average of 60% and a minimum mark of 50% in English Language Arts 30-1, Biology 30, Math 30-1 or Math 30-2, and one other grade 12 subject (Chemistry 30 recommended). Transfer from a recognized college or university coursework from a recognized college or university may be considered for admission. Successful completion of a PCP/EMT or EMR program may qualify you for consideration under this admission route.
Admission requirements for the Applied Degree Completion/Post Advanced Care Certification Entry. English Language Arts 30-1, a current Advanced Care Parademic Licence in the province you are located and continued employment as an Advanced Care Paramedic.
The third year can be done through distance delivery.
This program is eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Student Aid Alberta for the funding year 2017/08/01 to 2018/07/31*.
Tuition $5,324.00 Year One
Books/Supplies/Instruments $3,185.00 Year One
Mandatory Fees $919.00 Year One
* Tuition, books, supplies, instruments, and other/mandatory fees are provided to Student Aid Alberta and may be used when processing full-time post-secondary funding applications. The educational costs provided are based on a 100% full-course load and may not reflect current or all educational costs charged by the school. Contact the school to obtain accurate educational cost information.
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Updated May 29, 2017. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.
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