ONTARIO COLLEGE OF HOMEOPATHIC MEDICINE

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

When is the deadline for course application?

We encourage students to apply as soon as they are ready to embark on this exciting and life changing journey toward a fulfilling career in Homeopathy.  We have THREE intakes each year and you may begin the program at any time. 

What are the prerequisites for the OCHM Diploma Program?

Successful completion of grade 12 chemistry and biology courses from an accredited Ontario high school or equivalent. Two or three years of university or college from Ontario accredited schools or equivalent or a Bachelor degree is strongly recommended.  Special circumstances and mature students are always considered. 

What are the prerequisites for the OCHM Certificate Course?

None.

What if I do not meet the necessary prerequisites?

Students not meeting the above-mentioned prerequisites, may apply for acceptance to the diploma program under the special student status.  Your life and work experience will be assessed during the application process and personal interview. You must be a minimum of 21 years old to apply via special student status. 

What is the tuition payment schedule?

There are different options for tuition payments and we are happy to work out a schedule that makes sense for you and your life situation.

What is the time commitment for the program?

Classes are held on weekends and clinic on weekdays.  We try to accommodate the needs of each of our students and will work out a schedule that best suits each of them so that the curriculum may be completed in a manner that is comfortable.

Can I work while I am a student at OCHM?

With you in mind, our program is uniquely tailored to accommodate the activities of your busy lives.  Many of our students have a full time or part time job while studying at OCHM.  Some Students also have full time family obligations. We support you by scheduling classes and clinic to accommodate busy professional and personal lives.

Is there any financial aid available?

There are scholarships and bursaries available. Please inquire!

What job opportunities are available upon successful completion of the program?

Most of our graduates chose to set themselves up in private practice either independently, as part of an integrated health clinic or an already established homeopathic clinic upon graduation. The flexibility of homeopathic practice means that this is a great career for people juggling families or other obligations, as well as for those seeking full immersion into a busy clinical practice.