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 the Collaborative University and College Programs PDF.

5 Prior Study Programs

Nursing - Post RPN

Ryerson University

Professional

Specific criteria must be met. Candidates must also submit officially certified transcripts, including promotions/graduations status from all nursing and other postsecondary level studies, indicating specific courses and grades; and a photocopy of their current Ontario Certificate of Registration or proof of eligibility. For more information, visit our website.

Occupational Health and Safety (for university graduates)

Ryerson University

Professional

Two-year option for university graduates: A Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited university, including three (lower- or upper-level) Liberal Studies courses, and credit for at least a single-term course in chemistry and organic chemistry, as part of your degree (or other postsecondary education). Degree awarded: Bachelor of Applied Science (BASc).

Public Health and Safety (for university graduates)

Ryerson University

Undergraduate

Two-year option for university graduates: Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited university including three (lower- or upper-level) Liberal Studies courses. Degree awarded: Bachelor of Applied Science (BASc).

Social Work

Ryerson University

Undergraduate

Full-time, advanced standing into third year: Students who have earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from a Canadian university (or equivalent), or Social Service Worker or Human Services Counselor diploma from a public Canadian college (or equivalent) who have at least 2 years accumulated, paid, full-time equivalent, relevant work experience in the social services field are eligible for 2 years' advanced standing. Upon application, students may be invited to complete a prerequisite course, CVSW15A/B Foundations of Social Work II, with at least a "B" level grade. Employment prerequisites must be completed prior to taking CVSW15A/B. Admission to CVSW15A/B is limited by space availability. Applicants will be pre-selected to take this course by Undergraduate Admissions and Recruitment in conjunction with the School of Social Work. Applicants will be selected based on post-secondary academic performance and employment in the social services field. For information about Part-Time, Advanced Standing to Third Year, visit the Undergraduate Admissions website.

Urban and Regional Planning (for university graduates)

Ryerson University

Undergraduate

Two-year post baccalaureate: Completion of baccalaureate degree from accredited English-language university, including minimum of six liberal studies (liberal arts and sciences) courses. Two-year post-diploma degree: Completion of the Urban and Regional Planning Technician - Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Diploma from Mohawk College or the GIS and Urban Planning Diploma from Fanshawe College with a minimum of a "B" average overall.