Program Information

This program has been specifically designed to help prepare internationally educated medical laboratory technologists for the CSMLS national licensing examination in Canada.  In this intensive and comprehensive, sixteen (16) week course, participants will gain valuable simulated laboratory experience, intensive theory review, and thorough preparation to write the CSMLS certification exam. The simulated laboratory courses will assist you in obtaining Canadian work experience.  It runs for 16 consecutive weeks, including a 5 business day reading week.

Program at a glance:

  • Program Length: 16 weeks
  • Delivery Method: Part time
  • Start Date: September 7, 2020
  • Tuition: $5,000 + $750 (laboratory fees)
  • Application Deadline: June 15, 2020

Who is eligible?

All applicants to the bridging program must go through the Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) process from the Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science (CSMLS). The PLA establishes your eligibility to take the CSMLS National Certification Examinations.

Eligible students who are approved for OBPAP funding may receive between 70-90 percent (%) of the total cost of the tuition. See the description of the “Ontario Bridging Participant Assistance Program” in our post on this website on Training programs in various occupations.

*$750.00 fees for laboratory supplies is an out of pocket expense and is not covered by the OBPAP Bursary.