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Kinesiology – Advanced Entry for OTA/PTA graduates

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General information

Applicants who meet the full requirements of an Ontario College Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) or Physiotherapy Assistant (PTA) diploma may be eligible for admission to the university and will be granted a block transfer of credits.

Admission requirements

Admission is competitive and will require a minimum 70 per cent average; however, the specific average or standing required for admission varies from year to year. Preference will be given to applicants with the highest academic standing.

Program details and degree requirements

Although reasonable efforts will be made to adhere to the following, course requirements and term offerings may change. For the most up-to-date list of course offerings, please visit the faculty website at healthsciences.ontariotechu.ca.

Additional required courses

  • Any one Biology (BIOL), Chemistry (CHEM), or Social Sciences (SSCI, SOCI, COMM) course.

Note: For students interested in biophysical aspects of Kinesiology, we recommend taking a Biology or Chemistry course. For students interested in psychosocial aspects of Kinesiology, we recommend taking a course from the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities.

Senior-level Kinesiology elective courses

  • A minimum of eight KINE courses at the 3000 or 4000 level.

Note: Upper-level Kinesiology courses should be chosen based on recommended clusters in the Kinesiology handbook to ensure the student is best prepared for the field of interest upon graduation.

Open electives

  • Five open electives at any level, in any faculty.

Note: Electives can be used to follow two clusters from the Kinesiology handbook or to minor in another subject area.

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