Articulation agreement between CMCC and UOIT
By Maria DiDanieli
Feb. 1, Toronto, Ont. — A new articulation agreement between the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC) and the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) will enable qualified students to complete a Bachelor of Health Sciences (Honours) in Kinesiology degree and a Doctor of Chiropractic degree in seven years, instead of eight.
Feb. 2, Toronto, Ont. — A new articulation agreement
between the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC) and the University of
Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) will enable qualified students to
complete a Bachelor of Health Sciences (Honours) in Kinesiology degree and a
Doctor of Chiropractic degree in seven years, instead of eight.
For individuals who identify their career path early, this agreement seamlessly bridges a foundational degree into a professional degree in chiropractic.
|Dr. Jean Moss (CMCC) and Dr. Tim McTiernan (UOIT) sign articulation agreement.|
“We are delighted to partner with UOIT on this initiative, which expands opportunities for students in Ontario,” says CMCC President Dr. Jean Moss. “This articulation agreement will benefit our students who will be able to meet the requirements for both degrees, while fast tracking their education towards becoming a doctor of chiropractic. It will also allow the two institutions to collaborate and benefit from each others’ strengths.”
“UOIT and CMCC share a commitment to innovation in education,” said UOIT President Tim McTiernan, PhD. “This accelerated pathway will enable our students to further their education in less time so they can take an active role in helping others. In addition, cross appointments between our two institutions will enable the sharing of expertise and knowledge resources, allowing us to fully leverage the academic excellence resident at both institutions.”
UOIT delivers a leading-edge learning environment that uniquely combines academic knowledge, research opportunities, hands-on skills and a vibrant student life. More than 8,400 undergraduate and graduate students are taught by world-class professors who are experts in their field. Ontario's first laptop-based university, UOIT offers a diverse array of challenging undergraduate and graduate degree programs through the faculties of Business and Information Technology; Education; Energy Systems and Nuclear Science; Engineering and Applied Science; Health Sciences; Science; and Social Science and Humanities. UOIT's commitment to research excellence and innovation has resulted in millions of dollars in grants and awards, including five prestigious Canada Research Chairs, with another four in development, and six industrial research chairs.
As part of the agreement, members of the CMCC faculty will begin teaching in two new UOIT anatomy courses during the third year of the kinesiology program, providing opportunity for UOIT students to familiarize themselves with CMCC’s campus and to gain experience in its modern anatomy laboratory.
“I’m very glad CMCC and UOIT have come together to provide such an opportunity,” says Jide Busari, a Year I student at CMCC who earned his Bachelor of Health Sciences at UOIT. “I’ve always wanted to become a health professional. This agreement will help make that dream more accessible for students like me.”
Acceptance into the CMCC-UOIT Bridging Program will begin in September 2012.