The Michener Institute for Applied Health Science

The Michener Institute for Applied Health Science

Toronto , Canada
  • 85
    Acceptance Rate
  • 5000
  • Permit


 After years of expansion through more programs offered, the institute was relocated to its present campus in 1972 and was renamed in 1990 "The Michener Institute" after Roland Michener, former Governor General of Canada.      The institute is funded by the Ontario Ministry of Health and offers certification in various medical technologies, including chiropody, respiratory therapy, medical imaging, radiation, and genetics. Some of its programs are joint programs offered in partnership with the University of Toronto and  Laurentian University. In 2008, the Michener Institute celebrated 50 years in applied health science education.

The Michener Institute has 12 full-time programs, two part-time programs and many more continuing education programs. Some of Michener's full-time programs include: Chiropody, Genetics Technology, Medical Laboratory Sciences, Nuclear Medicine and Respiratory Therapy. The part-time programs are Anesthesia Assistant and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). The Michener Institute offers Bachelor's Degrees available through joint programs with the University of Toronto (Medical Radiation Sciences) and Laurentian University (Radiation Therapy).

Entry requirements

Specific program requirements.

Selection of applicants may be based on a combination of academic grades, interview mark and other selection criteria. For some programs, a rolling admission process may apply.

Applicants to any of Michener’s full-time or part-time programs that have a foreign degree, diploma, certificate or other type of credential must have their transcripts evaluated to Canadian standards from an accepted credential assessment service.

The scoring for IELTS is an overall score of 6.5 with all components (bands) of the test being at a 6 or above. ‘Academic’ test format is required.The scores required for TOEFL are a minimum TOEFL score of 100 (iBT) with a minimum of 22 on the Writing Section or 250 (computer) or 600 (written).The scoring for PTE Academic is an overall score of 65, with no communicative skill (reading, listening, writing, speaking) under 60.

Scholarship & funding

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Student life

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