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Ontario Tech acknowledges the lands and people of the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation.

We are thankful to be welcome on these lands in friendship. The lands we are situated on are covered by the Williams Treaties and are the traditional territory of the Mississaugas, a branch of the greater Anishinaabeg Nation, including Algonquin, Ojibway, Odawa and Pottawatomi. These lands remain home to many Indigenous nations and peoples.

We acknowledge this land out of respect for the Indigenous nations who have cared for Turtle Island, also called North America, from before the arrival of settler peoples until this day. Most importantly, we acknowledge that the history of these lands has been tainted by poor treatment and a lack of friendship with the First Nations who call them home.

This history is something we are all affected by because we are all treaty people in Canada. We all have a shared history to reflect on, and each of us is affected by this history in different ways. Our past defines our present, but if we move forward as friends and allies, then it does not have to define our future.

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Bachelor of Allied Health Sciences

Allied health may be defined as those health professions that are distinct from medicine, nursing and/or dentistry. Allied health encompasses a broad group of distinct health-care professionals who possess a specialized body of knowledge, training and expertise and who adhere to ethical codes and standards of practice unique to their profession. Allied health care professions employ scientific principles and the best available evidence to inform their practice and health care services provided across the lifespan to manage treat, or prevent acute and chronic disease and health conditions; to promote health and well-being across the lifespan; and to apply administration and management skills to support health-care systems in a variety of settings. The scope of allied health practice may include individuals, families and/or entire communities.

Are you a diploma-prepared health-care professional seeking to advance your career?

The Bachelor of Allied Health Sciences (BAHSc) program offers professionals working in the field of health care a unique opportunity to expand their previous educational experiences through a flexible, open and online environment. This career-oriented program will help provide health-care professionals with an opportunity to fulfil leadership, managerial and supervisory positions in the evolving health-care system.

This multi-focus interdisciplinary degree program is designed to build upon your educational foundations from your diploma to develop in-depth knowledge and examine diverse aspects of health care delivery and research, using innovating curricular methods and strategies—all completed at your own pace. For more information, please see the college-to-university transfer programs website.

For more information, check out this link on BAHSc target professions and populations and our FAQ page

You can also learn more about our faculty's programs by checking out the Virtual Open House presentation for Faculty of Health Sciences BAHSc and BHSc programs.