Programs Requiring Prior University Study

The following programs lead to a degree, and require you to complete some university study before you apply.

To find programs that require you to complete some college study before you apply, view Collaborative University and College Programs.

7 Prior Study Programs

Computer Science

Ryerson University

Undergraduate

Part-Time, Direct Entry/Advanced Setting | Bachelor of Science (BSc) In today's hyper-connected digital age, computer science has a big influence on the way we live, work and play. Organizations in almost every sector depend on the ideas, skills and support of computer scientists to survive and thrive. Computer scientists play a key role in driving our society and economy forward. They solve software-related problems by applying theoretical principles, knowledge of systems, algorithms and software engineering methodologies. They develop secure, reliable and innovative software applications, and they work productively in a team environment. Ryerson graduates are ready to meet the challenges of this innovative field and are in demand for their superior abilities in designing and implementing effective computer software. This program selects students on the basis of academic achievement/grades only. Additional non-academic requirements are not required for admission consideration.

Health Information Management

Ryerson University

Undergraduate

Part-Time, Degree Completion Program | Bachelor of Health Administration (BHA) Behind every effective healthcare institution is a robust system for managing health services information. Health information managers are proficient at collecting, storing, processing, analyzing and communicating information that is used to plan, research, provide and evaluate healthcare services. Ryerson graduates have in-depth knowledge of today’s evolving health information environment, and understand how to provide efficient and cost-effective healthcare services. This is a Grades-Plus program. In addition to the academic requirements listed below, this program selects students on the basis of grades PLUS non-academic requirements.

Health Services Management

Ryerson University

Undergraduate

Part-Time, Degree Completion | Bachelor of Health Administration (BHA) Health services managers play a meaningful role in making Canada’s health system 1 of the best in the world. Ryerson introduces you to a dynamic and growing field that involves planning and directing the delivery of nursing, therapy, treatment and other services at hospitals and other health organizations. This is a Grades-Plus program. In addition to the academic requirements listed below, this program selects students on the basis of grades PLUS non-academic requirements.

Occupational Health and Safety (for university graduates)

Ryerson University

Professional

Full-Time, Two-Year Option for University Graduates | Bachelor of Applied Science (BASc) Workplaces in Canada are safer than ever before, thanks in large part to occupational health and safety professionals. Ryerson graduates working in this progressive field help prevent injury and illness by anticipating, evaluating and controlling physical, biological, chemical and other hazards in workplaces. Drawing on their specialized knowledge, these professionals help develop and implement initiatives that improve health, safety and well-being in work environments across every sector. This program selects students on the basis of academic achievements and grades only. Additional non-academic requirements are not required for admission consideration.

Public Health and Safety (for university graduates)

Ryerson University

Professional

Full-Time, Two-Year Option for University Graduates | Bachelor of Applied Science (BASc) Canada is safer and healthier than ever before, thanks in large part to public health and safety professionals. Ryerson graduates working in this progressive field help prevent injury and illness by anticipating, evaluating and controlling physical, biological, chemical and other hazards in the community. Drawing on their specialized knowledge, they help develop and implement initiatives that improve health, safety, and well-being in a range of settings that are accessed by the public. This program selects students on the basis of academic achievements and grades only. Additional non-academic requirements are not required for admission consideration.

Social Work

Ryerson University

Undergraduate

Part-Time, Third-Year Advanced Standing | Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) When people can access the services and resources they need to more fully participate in society, it is often because of the meaningful efforts of social workers. Ryerson graduates promote social justice and equity by helping individuals to access multiple social services in order to meet their fundamental needs and accomplish their goals. Practitioners have a deep understanding of how gender, race, ethnic-cultural origin, class, sexual diversity, age and physical and mental capacities shape the experiences of those who require social services. As skilled advocates and collaborators, social workers advance the causes of human dignity, equality and social care. The Part-Time Advanced Standing to Third Year program is a Grades-Plus program. In addition to the academic requirements listed below, the Advanced Standing program selects students on the basis of grades plus non-academic requirements.

Urban and Regional Planning (for university graduates)

Ryerson University

Undergraduate

Full-Time, Two-Year Post Baccalaureate | Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning (BURPI) Communities are complex entities with their own needs, structures and rules – and planners are the ones who guide their operation and promote their growth. Drawing on their understanding of land-use concepts and strategies, planners create and implement plans to develop and enhance regional, urban, suburban and rural communities. Ryerson graduates advise on planning decisions related to social, economic, cultural, land-development, transportation, resource development, environmental, heritage and other issues. This program selects students on the basis of academic achievement and grades only. Additional non-academic requirements are not required for admission consideration.