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Flexible, online and distance learning for everyone, with courses and programs that can be completed anytime, anywhere.

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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805 TRU Way, Kamloops BC, V2C 0C8

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250-852-6839

Email
TRUpartners@tru.ca

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Massage Therapy (14201)

Humber and Thompson Rivers University (TRU) have entered into an agreement where graduates of the Massage Therapy program may receive a maximum of 84 transfer credits towards the Bachelor of Health Science. A total of 120 credits is required to graduate from the Bachelor of Health Sciences program. 

The average time students take to complete a program through TRU, Open Learning is 4 years working part-time. This timeframe can vary depending on if students are also working while they complete their studies or if they are working on their studies full time. 

Admission Requirement

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.

Delivery mode: Online

Scholarship/Financial Aid

For questions about funding through OSAP with Open Learning courses, please contact our Financial Aid and Awards office via email at: olfinaid@tru.ca Please note that students applying for funding, will be restricted to a set semester (14 – 16 weeks) for their Open Learning courses. 

For any questions you may have, please contact:
Iuliia Pakhomenko, Coordinator, External Agreements
TRU Open Learning, Strategic Partnerships
250-852-6839
TRUpartners@tru.ca

Occupational Therapist Assistant & Physiotherapist Assistant (07751)

Humber and Thompson Rivers University (TRU) have entered into an agreement where graduates of the Occupational Therapist Assistant & Physiotherapist Assistant program may receive a maximum of 54 transfer credits towards the Bachelor of Health Science. A total of 120 credits is required to graduate from the Bachelor of Health Sciences program. 

The average time students take to complete a program through TRU, Open Learning is 4 years working part-time. This timeframe can vary depending on if students are also working while they complete their studies or if they are working on their studies full time. 

Admission Requirement

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.

Delivery mode: Online

Scholarship/Financial Aid

For questions about funding through OSAP with Open Learning courses, please contact our Financial Aid and Awards office via email at: olfinaid@tru.ca Please note that students applying for funding, will be restricted to a set semester (14 – 16 weeks) for their Open Learning courses. 

For any questions you may have, please contact:
Iuliia Pakhomenko, Coordinator, External Agreements
TRU Open Learning, Strategic Partnerships
250-852-6839
TRUpartners@tru.ca

Paramedic (07651)

Humber and Thompson Rivers University (TRU) have entered into an agreement where graduates of the Paramedic program may receive a maximum of 54 transfer credits towards the Bachelor of Health Science. A total of 120 credits is required to graduate from the Bachelor of Health Sciences program. 

The average time students take to complete a program through TRU, Open Learning is 4 years working part-time. This timeframe can vary depending on if students are also working while they complete their studies or if they are working on their studies full time. 

Admission Requirement

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.

Delivery mode: Online

Scholarship/Financial Aid

For questions about funding through OSAP with Open Learning courses, please contact our Financial Aid and Awards office via email at: olfinaid@tru.ca Please note that students applying for funding, will be restricted to a set semester (14 – 16 weeks) for their Open Learning courses. 

For any questions you may have, please contact:
Iuliia Pakhomenko, Coordinator, External Agreements
TRU Open Learning, Strategic Partnerships
250-852-6839
TRUpartners@tru.ca

Pharmacy Technician (07731)

Humber and Thompson Rivers University (TRU) have entered into an agreement where graduates of the Pharmacy Technician program may receive a maximum of 54 transfer credits towards the Bachelor of Health Science. A total of 120 credits is required to graduate from the Bachelor of Health Sciences program. 

The average time students take to complete a program through TRU, Open Learning is 4 years working part-time. This timeframe can vary depending on if students are also working while they complete their studies or if they are working on their studies full time. 

Admission Requirement

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.

Delivery mode: Online

Scholarship/Financial Aid

For questions about funding through OSAP with Open Learning courses, please contact our Financial Aid and Awards office via email at: olfinaid@tru.ca Please note that students applying for funding, will be restricted to a set semester (14 – 16 weeks) for their Open Learning courses. 

For any questions you may have, please contact:
Iuliia Pakhomenko, Coordinator, External Agreements
TRU Open Learning, Strategic Partnerships
250-852-6839
TRUpartners@tru.ca

Practical Nursing (07041)

Humber and Thompson Rivers University (TRU) have entered into an agreement where graduates of the Practical Nursing program may receive a maximum of 54 transfer credits towards the Bachelor of Health Science. A total of 120 credits is required to graduate from the Bachelor of Health Sciences program. 

The average time students take to complete a program through TRU, Open Learning is 4 years working part-time. This timeframe can vary depending on if students are also working while they complete their studies or if they are working on their studies full time. 

Admission Requirement

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.

Delivery mode: Online

Scholarship/Financial Aid

For questions about funding through OSAP with Open Learning courses, please contact our Financial Aid and Awards office via email at: olfinaid@tru.ca Please note that students applying for funding, will be restricted to a set semester (14 – 16 weeks) for their Open Learning courses. 

For any questions you may have, please contact:

Iuliia Pakhomenko, Coordinator, External Agreements
TRU Open Learning, Strategic Partnerships
250-852-6839
TRUpartners@tru.ca

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