Quick Reference Guide

Consortium of PA Education
Bachelor of Science Professional Degree Program

Note: For an application to be considered, all required documentation must be submitted by posted deadlines


Credential Earned

Baccalaureate Degree (BScPA)

Minimum Academic Requirements

  1. Two full years undergraduate studies; 10 full course credits; any discipline. Please note: As of the 2022-2023 admissions cycle, the minimum 10 full-year courses must be completed with grades before the application deadline. The grades for the 10 full-year courses must appear on the transcript submitted as part of the application.
  2. Minimum of 2.7 GPA out of 4.0 on the OMSAS scale *Please note that the GPA will change to 3.0 as of the 2022-2023 admissions cycle.

Experiential Prerequisite

Experience as Healthcare Professional, Healthcare Professional student or Healthcare Volunteer (*100 hours reduced from 910 hours due to COVID-19 for admission cycles 2020-2021 to 2022-2023)


Canadian or Permanent Resident

Preferred Criteria    

  1. One full course (University level) for each of 2 courses: Human Anatomy and Human Physiology
  2. Health care experience within the last 5 years
  3. Direct hands-on patient care experience in a clinical setting
  4. Paid position(s) as a healthcare provider
  5. Current resident of Ontario
  6. Have been a resident, as an adult, in a northern or rural community

Advanced Standing/Transfer


OUAC application deadline

January 18th  of the intake year (by 11:59 PM)

Supplemental application deadline

February 1st of the intake year (by 11:59 PM)

Interview (MMI) Date

May 2022

Program Length

24 consecutive months

Delivery Method

A combination of face-to-face, distributed, and online learning. For an idea of the program schedule, see 'Program At A Glance'

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