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Open Learning at TRU is BC’s leading open and distance education provider. Through its legislative mandate, Open Learning provides open, accessible and flexible learning and recognition of all types of learning. Thompson Rivers University serves more than 25,000 students on our campuses in Kamloops and Williams Lake, and via distance or online courses and programs through Open Learning. The Partnership between Thompson Rivers University, Open Learning and The Humber College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning provides a flexible degree completion pathway to their graduates. TRU - Open Learning programs provide students with the opportunity needed to continue their educational journey and achieve their academic goals. Work your way to a Health Care and Technology careers by taking your experience gained from other post-secondary institutions. Study online with a flexible schedule that meets your personal needs.

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Humber and Thompson Rivers University (TRU) have entered into an agreement where graduates of the following Humber programs may receive block transfer into the Bachelor of Health Science:

  • Massage Therapy Advanced Diploma: maximum of 84 transfer credits
  • Occupational Therapist Assistant and Physiotherapist Assistant Diploma: maximum of 54 transfer credits
  • Paramedic Diploma: maximum of 54 transfer credits
  • Pharmacy Technician Diploma: maximum of 54 transfer credits
  • Practical Nursing Diploma: maximum of 54 transfer credits

A total of 120 credits is required to graduate from the Bachelor of Health Sciences program. 

Students applying for admission to TRU are required to provide original documentation showing their full postsecondary academic history along with graduation with a relevant diploma from Humber.  

Admission to the academic programs listed is at the sole discretion of the partner post-secondary institution. Please contact the institution for detailed admission requirements.

For more information, contact: student@tru.ca 

Graduates of Humber's Architectural Technology Advanced Diploma may transfer into Thompson Rivers University's online degree programs: 

Students applying for admission to any of the University programs are required to submit the university application form and applicable fees.  Students are subject to all University admission policies including the requirement to provide original documentation showing their full postsecondary academic history along with graduation with a relevant diploma from Humber.

Admission to the academic programs listed is at the sole discretion of the partner post-secondary institution. Please contact the institution for detailed admission requirements.

For more information, contact: student@tru.ca 

Graduates of Humber's Architectural Technology Advanced Diploma may transfer into Thompson Rivers University's online degree programs: 

Students applying for admission to any of the University programs are required to submit the university application form and applicable fees.  Students are subject to all University admission policies including the requirement to provide original documentation showing their full postsecondary academic history along with graduation with a relevant diploma from Humber.

Admission to the academic programs listed is at the sole discretion of the partner post-secondary institution. Please contact the institution for detailed admission requirements.

For more information, contact: student@tru.ca 

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