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Honours Baccalaureate Degree

Honours Bachelor of Applied Health Sciences – Athletic Therapy

Duration

4 yrs (8 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

(Brampton)

For details on how Sheridan programs will be delivered in upcoming semesters, please review our Fall 2022 Program Delivery Modes.

Gain skills and experience to become a certified athletic therapist.

Program Overview

State-of-the-art education

Sheridan's facilities include a new, state-of-the-art Athletic Therapy Clinic with aquatic rehab, dedicated lab space with brand new equipment and new training facilities. All educators are Certified Athletic Therapists with advanced degrees in the areas of rehabilitation sciences, biomechanics and physiology, as well as extensive experience working in the field.

What you'll gain

  • Advanced athletic therapy skills such as field assessment and injury treatment, clinical assessment and rehabilitation.
  • Entrepreneurial business skills to help you establish a practice.
  • Research skills to ensure you always stay current in the field.
  • 1,200 hours of embedded athletic therapy course experience while in school.

Field placement

Each semester of the last three years includes field and/or clinical work. (Year 2: high school or community sports team environment; Year 3: varsity teams in colleges and universities; Year 4: more clinical responsibility, working in both the Sheridan Athletic Therapy Centre and community clinics.) You'll also have an opportunity, between Years 3 and 4, to participate in a 14-week internship.

Become a Certified Athletic Therapist

This program is accredited by the Canadian Athletic Therapists Association (CATA). When you graduate from this program, you'll be a step closer to certification. View the full list of requirements for becoming a Certified Athletic Therapist.

Canadian Athletic Therapists Association

Explore your future lab

In Honours Bachelor of Applied Health Sciences – Athletic Therapy at Sheridan, you'll work in labs and classrooms designed like real-world workplaces. Want a look inside? Take a virtual tour of the Athletic Therapy Centre, Exercise Intervention Centre and VO2 Max Labs you'll use as a student in this program.

Member of the World Federation of Athletic Therapy and Training

Sheridan's Honours Bachelor of Applied Health Sciences – Athletic Therapy program is a member of the World Federation of Athletic Therapy and Training (WFATT).

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Faculty

Faculty of Applied Health & Community Studies

Designation

Honours Baccalaureate Degree

Duration

4 yrs (8 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Program Summary

Degree Entrance Scholarship Available

Once you’ve applied for admission to this program, we’ll automatically consider you for this award.

2022 Grad Shows

April 18–May 27, 2022

Check out the work that our graduating class has produced throughout the last school year.

Courses

Creative, innovative learning is at the core of all Sheridan’s courses. Here are the courses you’ll take in this program.

  • CODETITLECREDITS
    BIOL 10000Introduction to Cell and System Physiology3
    SCIE 12941Introduction to Biomechanics3
    SCIE 17893Nutrition3
    ATHL 10000Introduction to Athletic Therapy3
    ENGL 17889GDIntroduction to Composition and Rhetoric3
     Elective3
    Total:18
  • CODE TITLE CREDITS
    BIOL 14717 Human Physiology for Athletic Therapy 3
    ATHL 20082 Protective Equipment and Bracing 2
    PHYG 16693 Exercise Physiology for Athletic Therapy 4
    FLPL 20111 Seminar in Athletic Therapy 0.5
    FLPL 10773 Health, Wellness & Resilience in Athletic Therapy 1
      Elective 3
    Total: 13.5
  • CODE TITLE CREDITS
    ANAT 23672 Anatomy of the Lower Quadrant 4
    ATHL 24998 Emergency Conditions 1 – Fundamentals 3
    ATHL 27900 Conditions of the Lower Quadrant 3
    PHYG 23672 Growth, Development and Physical Activity 3
    FLPL 20082 Introduction to Clinical Practice 0.5
    FLPL 20123 Field Practicum 2 and Seminar 0.5
      Elective 3
    Total: 17
  • CODE TITLE CREDITS
    ANAT 27545 Anatomy of the Upper Quadrant 4
    ATHL 20001 Emergency Conditions 2 – Intermediate Skills 3
    ATHL 20000 Conditions of the Upper Quadrant 3
    PHYG 20587 Pathophysiology for Athletic Therapy 3
    SCIE 28634 Statistical Methods in Health Sciences 3
     FLPL 23314 Field Practicum 3 and Seminar 0.5
      Elective 3
    Total: 19.5
  • CODE TITLE CREDITS
    ANAT 38448 Anatomy of the Spine 4
    ATHL 37545 Injury Treatment Modalities 3
    ATHL 37370 Therapeutic Exercise 1 3
    ATHL 30001 Clinical Assessment and Rehabilitation 1 2.5
    FLPL 36529 Field Practicum 4 and Seminar 0.5
      Elective 3
    Total: 16
  • CODE TITLE CREDITS
    ATHL 30199 Clinical Biomechanics of the Lower Quadrant 2.5
    ATHL 38263 Therapeutic Exercise 2 3
    ATHL 33314 Clinical Assessment and Rehabilitation 2 4.5
    ANAT 33672 Anatomy of the Head, Thoracic Cavity and Abdomen 3
    FLPL 36367 Field Practicum 5 and Seminar 0.5
     ATHL 38100 Psychology of Injury and Performance 3
      Elective 3
    Total: 19.5
  • CODE TITLE CREDITS
    ATHL 30000 Emergency Conditions 3 – Advanced Skills 2
    ATHL 46048 Clinical Biomechanics of the Upper Quadrant 2.5
    ATHL 40102 Clinical Assessment and Rehabilitation 3 4.5
    ATHL 49999 Independent Research Proposal 3
    FLPL 30009 Advanced Clinical Practice 0.5
    FLPL 40172 Field Practicum 6 and Seminar 0.5
      Elective 3
    Total: 16
  • CODE TITLE CREDITS
    ATHL 45586 Manual Therapy Techniques 4
    ATHL 40001 Clinical Assessment and Rehabilitation 4 3
    BUSM 48171 Business Entrepreneurship for Athletic Therapy 1
    FLPL 43314 Field Practicum 7 and Seminar 0.5
    ATHL 45777 Current Trends in Athletic Therapy 3
      Elective 3
    Total: 14.5

Courses subject to change.

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Faculty

Faculty of Applied Health & Community Studies

Designation

Honours Baccalaureate Degree

Duration

4 yrs (8 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Program Summary

Admission Requirements

Program Eligibility

Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent, including the following required courses:

  • English, Grade 12 (ENG4U)

plus

  • Biology, Grade 12 (U)

plus one of:

  • Physics, Grade 12 (U) or
  • Mathematics, Grade 12 (U) or
  • Chemistry, Grade 12 (U)

plus

  • Three additional Grade 12 credits at the U or M level
  • Minimum 65% in each course

Or

Two semesters of postsecondary education including required courses with a minimum 65% in each course.

Applicant Selection

Eligible applicants will be selected on the basis of their previous academic achievement (the average of their six highest senior-level credits, including required courses) and the results of their related work/volunteer experience, which includes:

  • Complete and submit confirmation of 40 work/volunteer Practical Hours completed with an Athletic Therapist or Sports Physiotherapist (SPD).
  • Co-op experience related to Athletic Therapy strongly recommended.
  • Attend an information session.

English Language Proficiency

All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Sheridan's English Proficiency Requirements.

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Faculty of Applied Health & Community Studies

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Honours Baccalaureate Degree

Duration

4 yrs (8 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Program Summary

Career Opportunities

When you complete your Honours Bachelor of Applied Health Sciences (Athletic Therapy) program, you'll be well prepared to work in a variety of athletic therapy settings.

Here are some areas in which you might work:

  • Athletic therapy clinics
  • Corporations concerned about corporate wellness
  • Insurance companies
  • Orthopedic bracing
  • Sports health care teams

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Faculty of Applied Health & Community Studies

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Honours Baccalaureate Degree

Duration

4 yrs (8 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Co-op

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Faculty of Applied Health & Community Studies

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Honours Baccalaureate Degree

Duration

4 yrs (8 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Degree Completion

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Faculty

Faculty of Applied Health & Community Studies

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Honours Baccalaureate Degree

Duration

4 yrs (8 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this program will have demonstrated the ability to:

  • Develop a comprehensive athletic injury/illness prevention program for the active individual.
  • Assess the nature of injuries and illnesses commonly sustained by active individuals using relevant theory and practices while in compliance with current standards and established policies.
  • Determine appropriate treatment for injured active individuals, based on findings from the assessment.
  • Provide appropriate first aid and emergency care for acute musculoskeletal injuries or illnesses in compliance with current professional standards and established policies and procedures.
  • Create comprehensive rehabilitation and reconditioning programs for injuries or physical limitations sustained by the active population to ensure a full return to productivity and an active lifestyle.
  • Oversee administrative components of an athletic therapy practice.
  • Recommend health care information, education and counselling to active individuals, parents and coaches on matters pertaining to the physical, psychological, and emotional health and well being of the individual.
  • Communicate effectively verbally, nonverbally, and in written form in a variety of organizational settings.
  • Interact as an integral part of the sports medicine team in the management of the injured active population.
  • Conduct professional practice that is in compliance with the CATA Code of Ethics and Scope of Practice in a legal and ethical manner.
  • Integrate the principles of research including the collection and analysis of information to form reasoned conclusions.
  • Describe the normal physiological functions of the human body.
  • Examine key structures of the human biological systems.

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Faculty of Applied Health & Community Studies

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Honours Baccalaureate Degree

Duration

4 yrs (8 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Program Summary

Internship

This program contains a mandatory internship for all students during the summer (May–August) between the 3rd and 4th year.

Internships are a form of work-integrated learning that links classroom learning with work experience within a professional environment. Internship work terms are related to the academic studies of the student and may be paid or unpaid. The work terms provide an opportunity to learn by doing. You'll apply theory to practice, develop a meaningful view of the working world, and cultivate an awareness of yourself as a professional.

Students receive in-class and 1-on-1 career education support to help prepare for the Internship. The Internship component is delivered by Sheridan's Co-operative Education Office, which facilitates over 1,800 Co-op/Internship work terms per year Sheridan-wide.

Learn more about Co-operative Education and Internships at Sheridan.

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Faculty of Applied Health & Community Studies

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Honours Baccalaureate Degree

Duration

4 yrs (8 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Program Fees

Fees shown here are estimates only. Fees are in Canadian dollars and include tuition, health insurance and ancillary charges.

The fees shown here are for the 2022–2023 academic year, and are subject to change. The fees displayed are for the first two (2) academic terms of study at Sheridan unless otherwise noted; fees for subsequent terms are not reflected on this website.

Fees For Canadian Students

Fees for Canadian students

$9,191.50
Fees for International Students

Fees for International students

$26,639.50

Financial Aid & Awards

Your education is a big investment, and we're here to help! Keep an eye on our Financial Aid & Awards page for regular updates, and check out these important links:

International Entrance Scholarship

All new international students beginning their full-time postsecondary studies (ESL excluded) in Spring 2022, Fall 2022 or Winter 2023 semesters in Year 1 (Semester 1) will receive an entrance scholarship ranging from $1,000 to $2,000.

Bursaries for Grade 12 Students Pursuing Studies Toward a Career in Law

The annual Bursary Program for grade 12 students pursuing careers in the justice sector at an Ontario university or college is now open! Bursaries are offered by the Association of Justices of the Peace of Ontario (AJPO), the Association of Ontario Judges (AOJ) and the Ontario Superior Court Judges’ Association (OSCJA). Each association offers one bursary per year in each of their judicial regions for a total of 22 bursaries province-wide!

Applications close on May 27, 2022. Spread the word to students! Visit the Bursary web page for more information.

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Honours Baccalaureate Degree

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4 yrs (8 semesters)

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Honours Baccalaureate Degree

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Honours Baccalaureate Degree

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Honours Baccalaureate Degree

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Honours Baccalaureate Degree

Duration

4 yrs (8 semesters)

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Honours Baccalaureate Degree

Duration

4 yrs (8 semesters)

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Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Computer Science Specializations

In our Honours Bachelor of Computer Science program, you'll learn foundational skills that prepare you to work in any area of computer science. But you’ll also have the chance to specialize in one of four emerging fields that interests you the most.

In the first year of the program, you’ll be introduced to each of these four fields: cloud computing, data analytics, game engineering, and network engineering.

Then, you’ll focus your studies on your selected specialization. You’ll take eight courses in your specialization of choice, gaining specific skills that are not taught in traditional diploma and degree programs. Your computer science specialization will give you a competitive advantage when you graduate.

You can specialize in one of the following fields:

  • Get a deeper understanding of cloud computing — the delivery of computing system resources such as software, databases, servers, data storage, and more — over the Internet. Learn the advantages and disadvantages of private, hybrid or public cloud delivery.

    Specialized Courses
    • Internet of Things
    • Storage Systems
    • Virtualization
    • Cloud Infrastructure
    • Distributed & Parallel Computing
    • Security & Privacy in the Cloud
    • Cloud Economics
    • Cloud Monitoring & Governance
    Specialized Career Opportunities
    • Cloud Software Engineer: Develop large-scale production clouds.
    • Cloud Developer: Create new cloud services and improve current cloud products.
    • Cloud Automation Specialist: Design and implement automated technologies and processes that support your employer’s cloud offerings.
    • Cloud Architect: Use software development and information technology skills to build hybrid DevOp platforms that leverage your employer’s web services, cloud and on-premise data centres.
    • Systems Administrator – Cloud Operations: Automate, organize, monitor and maintain all of your employer’s cloud-based systems.
    • Cloud Services Adviser: Sell and market various cloud solutions, such as Office 365 or Watson analytics.
  • Learn how to apply statistical analysis, data mining and other advanced techniques to draw new and useful insights from large data sets. Confidently interpret and share information about the data patterns you discover.

    Specialized Courses
    • Business Processes
    • Data Analysis & Visualization 1
    • Big Data Management & Processing
    • Data Analysis & Visualization 2
    • Data Warehouse Design & Implementation
    • Machine Learning Techniques
    • Data Mining
    • Business Communication
    Specialized Career Opportunities
    • Data Scientist: Perform data analysis and develop and implement predictive models.
    • Data Architect: Design and implement big data solutions that support the Data Warehouse Environment (DWE).
    • Data Analyst: Apply current technologies, concepts and methodologies to build development projects that integrate various data sources.
    • Data Developer: Use Big Data architectures to migrate data from various databases, implement latest technologies and meet functional and technical requirements.
    • Big Data Platform Engineer: Design, build and administer platforms that combine several big data applications and utilities within a single solution.
  • Master the algorithmic, programming and mathematical techniques used to develop software components for computer games.

    Specialized Courses
    • Gameplay Programming 1
    • Game Engine Architecture
    • Gameplay Programming 2
    • Computer Graphics & Animation
    • Artificial Intelligence for Games
    • Game Tools and Data-Driven Design
    • Multiplayer Games
    • Games in Emerging Technologies & Hardware
    Specialized Career Opportunities
    • Game Developer: Design new games, including art and animation, or write programs to implement a game.
    • Gameplay Programmer: Enhance computer games with gameplay features that improve the user experience.
  • Learn the specialized skills needed to plan, construct, optimize and manage the computer networks that businesses and organizations rely on every day.

    Specialized Courses
    • IP Engineering 1
    • Network Access Technologies
    • Network Service Applications
    • IP Engineering 2
    • Enterprise Network Operations
    • IP Engineering 3
    • Emerging Topics in Networking
    • Internet Core Technologies
    Specialized Career Opportunities
    • Network Engineer: Design, install, maintain and support computer networks.
    • Data Network Services: Troubleshoot computer network performance issues, analyze network traffic, plan capacity solutions and ensure service readiness.
    • Network Quality Assurance Engineer: Perform manual and automatic quality assurance testing for networks.

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Honours Baccalaureate Degree

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Honours Baccalaureate Degree

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4 yrs (8 semesters)

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7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Program Mission

Our mission is to utilize harmonious, comprehensive and specialized training to empower our learners with the knowledge, skills and attitude required to demonstrate the Professional Competencies for Canadian Pharmacy Technicians at Entry to Practice.

Program Vision

Our vision is to graduate highly-skilled life-long learners who uphold professional integrity and promote quality and safety in practice.

Critical Performance Statement

Upon graduation, students in Sheridan’s Pharmacy Technician diploma program will have demonstrated the ability to pursue the career of pharmacy technician and to practice safely in a community or hospital while adhering to the scope of practice for pharmacy technicians.

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Honours Baccalaureate Degree

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Faculty of Applied Health & Community Studies

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Honours Baccalaureate Degree

Duration

4 yrs (8 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Honours Baccalaureate Degree

Full-time 4 years Program code: PBAHS

Honours Baccalaureate Degree
Start date Campus Status
Sep 2022 Davis Campus (Brampton) Available

Get athletes back to play

Sheridan’s Athletic Therapy professors and students take you inside this unique program — and this exciting career area. You’ll learn to work with athletes in the field from the moment of injury and get them back to play. Featuring dynamic and dedicated professors and hands-on field placements, our program prepares you for a rewarding career.

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