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.

8 Prior Study Programs

Dentistry

University of Toronto - St. George Campus

Professional

Four-year program leading to a DDS. At least three years of undergraduate study required. Academic prerequisites include one general biochemistry course, one basic mammalian physiology course, at least two full courses in life sciences and one in humanities or social sciences. Canadian Dental Aptitude Test (DAT) is required.

Education

University of Toronto - St. George Campus

Graduate

U of T offers two-year programs leading to a Master of Education (MEd), Master of Teaching (MT), or Master of Arts in Child Study and Education (MA CSE) degree. An undergraduate degree is required. Preference is given to those who have attained a high academic average in a four-year degree program and to those with relevant experience.

Law – Common Law

University of Toronto - St. George Campus

Professional

Three-year program leading to a JD degree. Three years of undergraduate study are required, however almost all admitted students have completed a four-year degree. LSAT is required. Most successful applicants present an “A‑” or higher on best three full‑time undergraduate years.

Medicine

University of Toronto - St. George Campus

Professional

U of T offers a four-year program leading to a MD degree. Three years undergraduate study are required. Academic prerequisites include two full-course equivalents in life sciences and one full-course equivalent in humanities or social sciences or languages. MCAT is required.

Nursing

University of Toronto - St. George Campus

Professional

U of T offers a two-year program leading to a BScN degree. Two years undergraduate study with ten university full-course equivalents required. Academic prerequisites include one credit each in human physiology; life or physical sciences; social sciences; humanities; and a half-course in statistics. At least a "B" average in final year of university study.

Pharmacy

University of Toronto - St. George Campus

Professional

U of T offers a four-year program leading to a Doctor of Pharmacy degree. Normally two years of undergraduate study is required to complete all university level subject requirements. Academic prerequisites include university-level: introductory biology, introductory chemistry, organic chemistry, physical chemistry, calculus, statistics, biochemistry and humanities/social sciences. Also, English (ENG4U or equivalent) and physics (SPH4U or equivalent). Pharmacy College Admission Test (PCAT) is required. There is an admission interview.

Second Degree Nursing Scholar Practioner Program

University of Toronto - St. George Campus

Professional

U of T offers a two-year (24 consecutive months) program leading to a BScPA. Two years undergraduate study with ten university full-course equivalents are required. Academic prerequisites include a cumulative GPA of at least 2.7 on the OMSAS 4.0 scale. A full-year postsecondary course in each of Chemistry, Human Anatomy and Physiology is preferred. Additional academic and non-academic requirements available on the program website.