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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.

Learn more about Indigenous Education and Cultural Services

Human Health Science

The Human Health Specialization will prepare you for health-related post-graduate studies such as medicine, epidemiology, and dentistry. You will take upper-year electives that extend your knowledge in core areas, and integrate a critical knowledge and understanding of the health-care system in Canada. The Human Health Science specialization offers you an opportunity to learn a broad range of topics related to health. This specialization focuses on the fundamental areas of science as it relates to human health and disease including:

  • anatomy and physiology
  • microbiology
  • neurophysiology
  • pathophysiology

You will take upper-year electives that extend knowledge in these core areas as well as integrate critical knowledge and understanding of the health-care system in Canada.

To learn more about our faculty's programs check out this Virtual Open House presentation on Faculty of Health Sciences BAHSc and BHSc programs.