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Entry programs and majors

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Lilli works on one of her CHEM 123 labs - creating acetaminophen!

We like that we're a little different

At Waterloo Science, we believe your passions will help drive your success. That is why we customize your academics to your chosen subject of major interest in your first year*. This kind of thinking - a focused approach to your education - is what you can expect from Canada's most innovative university.

Whether you choose co-op or the regular stream of study, you'll be prepared for your next adventure - such as graduate school, professional school, or an engaging career.

*Psychology is the only exception where a major is declared after first year


Our programs and majors

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Life Sciences Entry Program

Majors:
 

Professional Schools at Waterloo

School of Optometry & Vision Science

Apply to the Doctor of Optometry (OD) program after 3 or more years of university-level science.

Waterloo is home to Canada's only Doctor of Optometry degree program taught in English. You'll take biomedical, vision, and clinical science courses and gain practical experience in providing vision care to patients in clinics, hospitals, nursing homes, and other settings in Canada and beyond.

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School of Pharmacy

Apply to the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program in as early as your second year of post-secondary education.

If you are an outstanding high school student you could qualify for Conditional Admission to Pharmacy (CAP) status, which gives you a reserved seat in the school after you've completed the schools admission requirements.

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Meet our Ambassadors!

Waterloo Science is proud and thrilled to offer to students, who are interested in the Sciences, amazing opportunities for academic and social growth. But don't take our word for it - hear it from our current students who are loving their time at Waterloo! No matter what program you are interested in, we have students who are excited to share their stories - and if you come to one of our Open House events, you might even get to meet them in person!

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