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Designed specifically for graduates who hold an Ontario College Advanced Diploma in Biomedical Engineering Technology (BMTY), this unique, streamlined pathway to degree allows students to earn an Honours Bachelor of Health Care Technology Management (HCTM) in just two additional years; the HCTF pathway is four semesters plus a 14-week field placement.
Qualified graduates of programs similar to an Ontario College Advanced Diploma in Biomedical Engineering Technology , students currently enrolled in another degree program or students holding a degree who wish to pursue a second degree should go to the Additional Pathways tab above for information on credit transfer to the Honours Bachelor of Health Care Technology Management (HCTM) program.
The program of study for the HCTF pathway focuses on developing expertise in business practices, including management, policy development, marketing and sales and accounting, among others, to complement existing knowledge in biomedical technology and life sciences.
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Year one domestic: $6,555 (CAD) Year one international: $17,685 (CAD)
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To help students succeed in programs with remote learning requirements, Durham College’s IT Services department has identified minimum technology recommendations. While these are not program requirements, these suggestions will help ensure students have the right tools to support a quality remote learning experience.
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The Honours Bachelor of Health Care Technology Management program has been developed by Durham College in collaboration with members of a Program Advisory Committee that includes subject matter experts and representatives from regional hospitals and health care organizations, advocacy groups, non-profits and major medical equipment manufacturers, including GE, Philips, Aramark and Siemens. The core of the program comprises six streams of study including: science and technology, medical equipment and clinical systems, mathematics and quantitative methods, management, research and design, and the health care industry, professionalism and ethics.
The Canadian Occupational Projection System put together by Human Resources and Skills Development Canada has identified managers in health care and medical technologists and technicians as two of the top five currently most in-demand occupations.
Students in this program receive free membership to Digital Health Canada, a not-for-profit professional association that provides members with numerous educational and professional career benefits. Membership includes access to learning and networking opportunities, unique awards applications, as well as discounts for Digital Health Canada online and on-demand courses, Certified Professional in Healthcare Information and Management Systems (CPHIMS-CA) exam fees, and event registrations.
The courses listed below are for incoming students. If you are a current student, please refer to your program of study for the year you began your program. Your program of study can be found on MyCampus.
Courses and course descriptions are subject to change. Please note that as a result of COVID-19 the 2022-23 program of study may be modified to accommodate program delivery changes.
Your learning experience will be complemented by a 420-hour field placement during the summer between the sixth and seventh semesters. Field placement is an opportunity for you to further explore your chosen field while putting your newly acquired skills to work in a real-world professional setting to gain applied learning and work experience employers value. Faculty will help you identify opportunities through established connections with employers and industry partners.
What You Could Do On Field Placement
To be eligible for the field placement component of this program you must (at your expense) provide:
Becoming a field placement host allows you to positively influence the next cohort of resilient, job-ready graduates so that they can effectively work within the community you serve.
Becoming a field placement host is an opportunity to meet, train and consider a potential future employee. Students arrive for their field placement eager to work and apply their classroom training in a real-world setting.
This is also an opportunity to mentor and supervise an aspiring professional and provide them with a meaningful experience, which can be a new source of esteem and motivation within the workplace for your current staff.
To learn more about becoming a field placement host please visit the Honours Bachelor of Health Care Technology Management - Become a field placement host webpage.
To help students have the best remote learning experience possible, Durham College’s IT Services department has identified technology recommendations for each program based on course needs and software requirements. While not required, students may want to consider these suggestions if they are purchasing a computer or laptop for the upcoming academic year.
Storage: 256GB SSD
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 Professional or Education x64 SP1
Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 11 or Google Chrome (newest version) or Firefox (newest version)
Network Adapter: 802.11ac 2.4/5 GHz wireless adapter
Camera: Webcam/built-in camera
Questions regarding technology recommendations can be directed to the IT Service Desk or the school office.
Credit transfer is considered on a case-by-case basis. Qualified graduates of programs in another province, state or country that are similar to an Ontario College Advanced Diploma in Biomedical Engineering Technology and students currently enrolled in a degree program may be eligible to apply for credit transfer and use their academic credits toward earning an Honours Bachelor of Health Care Technology Management (HCTM) degree. Eligible students may begin their program in September and complete the HCTM degree in as little as four semesters plus a 14-week field placement.
Please see the Transfer Guide and Apply for Credit Transfer page for more information.
Qualified students holding a degree may be eligible to apply for credit transfer and use their academic credits toward earning a HCTM degree. Eligible students may transfer up to 54 credits and complete their HCTM degree in as little as four semesters plus a 14-week field placement. Credit transfer is considered on a case-by-case basis.
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