College Transfer Pathways

Transferring from college is easy through our various pathway agreements. 

Lakehead University has developed pathways between various colleges in order to allow you a seamless transition into one of our programs. In addition to pathways with specific colleges, Lakehead also has a number of agreements with all Ontario colleges. 

Choose from the following options to the various agreements we have in place:

Please review the various options available to you along with the more specific requirements for each. 

Agreements with All Ontario Colleges (excluding Private Colleges)

Diploma Completed:Pathway to Lakehead Degree Options:Minimum Average Requirement:Entry Into Year of Degree Program:
Biotechnology, 2 yearApplied Life Science (Honours Bachelor of Science), 4 years75%Year 2
Biotechnology, 3 yearApplied Life Science (Honours Bachelor of Science), 4 years75%Year 3
Business, 2 yearBusiness Administration (Honours Bachelor of Commerce), 4 years 75% + summer transition Year 3
Business Administration, 3 year (Accounting, Human Resources, Marketing, General Business, International Business majors)Business Administration (Bachelor of Administration), 3 years70%Year 3
Business Administration, 3 yearBusiness Commerce (Honours Bachelor of Commerce), 4 years 75% + additional requirementsYear 3
Child & Youth Care, 3 yearSocial Work (Honours Bachelor of Social Work), 4 year70% (incl. passes in all placements)Year 2
Community & Justice Services, 2 yearCriminology (Honours Bachelor of Arts & Science), 4 years70%Year 2
Dental Hygiene, 3 yearGeneral (Bachelor of Science), 3 years70%Year 3
Developmental Service Worker, 2 yearSocial Work (Honours Bachelor of Social Work), 4 year70% (incl. passes in all placements)Year 2
Early Childhood Education, 2 yearConcurrent Education (various)75%Year 1
Environmental Technology, 3 yearBiology (Honours Bachelor of Environmental Science), 4 years
Environmental Sustainability (Honours Bachelor of Arts & Science), 4 years  

Geography (Honours Bachelor of Environmental Science), 4 years

Geography (Honours Bachelor of Environmental Studies), 4 years
75%


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75%
Year 3


Year 3


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Year 3
Forestry Technician/Technology, 2/3 yearForestry (Honours Bachelor of Science in Forestry), 4 year or Environmental Management (Honours Bachelor of Environmental Management), 4 year70% final year of program (65% with 2+ years of career experience)Year 3 through 4-week summer transition
Forestry Technician or Forest Wildlife, 2 yearNatural Science (Bachelor of Science – Natural Science), 3 year60% final year of programYear 2
General Arts & Science, 2 yearGeneral Arts (Bachelor of Arts), 3 years70% + additional requirementsYear 3
Arts & Science Interdisciplinary Major (Bachelor of Arts & Science), 3 years70% + additional requirementsYear 3
Arts & Science Interdisciplinary Major (Honours Bachelor of Arts & Science), 4 years70% + additional requirementsYear 3
Graphic Design, 3 yearMedia, Film, & Communications (Honours Bachelor of Arts & Science), 4 year70%Year 3   
Liberal Arts, 2 yearGeneral Arts (Bachelor of Arts), 3 years70% + additional requirementsYear 3
Arts & Science Interdisciplinary Major (Bachelor of Arts & Science), 3 years70% + additional requirementsYear 3
Arts & Science Interdisciplinary Major (Honours Bachelor of Arts & Science), 4 years70% + additional requirementsYear 3
Protection, Security & Investigation (a.k.a Police Foundations), 2 yearCriminology (Honours Bachelor of Arts & Science), 4 years70%Year 2
Practical Nursing, 2 year Nursing (Bachelor of Science in Nursing), 3 or 4 years70% + additional requirementsYear 1 
Social Service Worker, 2 yearSocial Work (Honours Bachelor of Social Work), 4 year70% (incl. passes in all placements)Year 2

 Agreements with Algonquin College

Diploma Completed:Pathway to Lakehead Degree Options:Minimum Average Requirement:Entry Into Year of Degree Program:
Environment Technician, 2/3 year Forestry (Honours Bachelor of Forestry), 4 year or
Environmental Management (Honours Bachelor of Environmental Management), 4 year
70% final year of program (65% with 2+ years of career experience)Year 3 through 4-week summer transition
Forestry Technician, 2/3 year Forestry (Honours Bachelor of Forestry), 4 year or
Environmental Management (Honours Bachelor of Environmental Management), 4 year
70% final year of program (65% with 2+ years of career experience)Year 3 through 4-week summer transition

 Agreements with Boreal College

Diploma Completed:Pathway to Lakehead Degree Options:Minimum Average Requirement:Entry Into Year of Degree Program:
Fitness and Health Promotion, 2 yearKinesiology (Honours Bachelor of Kinesiology, 4 year)75%Year 3 
Massage Therapy, 3 yearKinesiology (Honours Bachelor of Kinesiology, 4 year)75%Year 2
Occupational Therapy Assistant/ Physiotherapy Assistant, 2 yearKinesiology (Honours Bachelor of Kinesiology, 4 year)75%Year 2

Agreements with Cambrian College 

Diploma Completed:Pathway to Lakehead Degree Options:Minimum Average Requirement:Entry Into Year of Degree Program:
Physical Fitness Management, 3 yearKinesiology (Honours Bachelor of Kinesiology, 4 year)75%Year 3

Agreements with Canadore College 

Diploma Completed:Pathway to Lakehead Degree Options:Minimum Average Requirement:Entry Into Year of Degree Program:
Occupational Therapist and Physiotherapist Assistant, 2 yearKinesiology (Honours Bachelor of Kinesiology, 4 year)75%Year 2
Recreation Therapy, 2 yearKinesiology (Honours Bachelor of Kinesiology, 4 year) 
75%Year 2
Strength and Sport Conditioning, 2 yearKinesiology (Honours Bachelor of Kinesiology, 4 year)75%Year 2

Agreements with Centennial College 

Diploma Completed:Pathway to Lakehead Degree Options:Minimum Average Requirement:Entry Into Year of Degree Program:
Environmental Technology, 3 yearWater Resource Science (Honours Bachelor of Science), 4 year75%Year 3

Agreements with Confederation College

Diploma Completed:Pathway to Lakehead Degree Options:Minimum Average Requirement:Entry Into Year of Degree Program:
Aboriginal Community Advocacy, 2 yearIndigenous Learning (Honours Bachelor of Arts), 4 years

Political Science (Honours Bachelor of Arts), 4 year

Sociology (Honours Bachelor of Arts), 4 year

 

 

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Child & Youth Care, 3 yearSocial Work (Honours Bachelor of Social Work), 4 year70% (incl. passes in all placements)Year 2
Developmental Service Worker, 2 yearSocial Work (Honours Bachelor of Social Work), 4 year70% (incl. passes in all placements)Year 2
Early Childhood Education, 2 year Psychology (Bachelor of Arts or Honours Bachelor of Arts – Psychology Major), 3 or 4 year75%Year 2
Early Childhood Education, 2 year Sociology (Bachelor of Arts or Honours Bachelor of Arts – Sociology Major), 3 or 4 year75%Year 2
Environmental Technician, 2 yearForestry (Honours Bachelor of Forestry), 4 year or
Environmental Management (Honours Bachelor of Environmental Management), 4 year
70% final year of program (65% with 2+ years of career experience)Year 3 through 4-week summer transition
Environmental Technician, 2 yearWater Resource Science (Honours Bachelor of Science), 4 year70%Year 2
Film Production, 2 yearEnglish (Honours Bachelor of Arts), 4 years70%Year 3
Forest Ecosystem Management Technician, 2 yearForestry (Honours Bachelor of Forestry), 4 year or
Environmental Management (Honours Bachelor of Environmental Management), 4 year
70% final year of program (65% with 2+ years of career experience)Year 3 through 4-week summer transition
Native Child & Family Services, 2 yearSocial Work (Honours Bachelor of Social Work), 4 year70% (incl. passes in all placements)Year 2
Police Foundations, 2 yearPolitical Science (Honours Bachelor of Arts – Political Science Major), 4 year75%Year 2
Sociology (Honours Bachelor of Arts – Sociology Major), 4 year75%Year 2
Recreation Therapy, 2 yearOutdoor Recreation with Concentration in Nature-Based Therapeutic Recreation (Honours Bachelor of Outdoor Recreation), 4 year75%Year 2
Social Service Worker, 2 yearSocial Work (Honours Bachelor of Social Work), 4 year70% (incl. passes in all placements)Year 2
Tourism-Travel  & Eco-Adventure, 2 yearOutdoor Recreation (Honours Bachelor of Outdoor Recreation), 4 year75%Year 2

Agreements with Dawson College 

Diploma Completed:Pathway to Lakehead Degree Options:Minimum Average Requirement:Entry Into Year of Degree Program:
Community Recreation & Leadership Training, 2 yearOutdoor Recreation (Honours Bachelor of Outdoor Recreation), 4 year
75%Year 2

 Agreements with Durham College 

Diploma Completed:Pathway to Lakehead Degree Options:Minimum Average Requirement:Entry Into Year of Degree Program:
Environmental Technology, 3 yearWater Resource Science (Honours Bachelor of Science), 4 year75%Year 3

Agreements with Fanshawe College 

Diploma Completed:Pathway to Lakehead Degree Options:Minimum Average Requirement:Entry Into Year of Degree Program:
Environmental Technology, 3 yearWater Resource Science (Honours Bachelor of Science), 4 year75%Year 3

 Agreements with Fleming College

Diploma Completed:Pathway to Lakehead Degree Options:Minimum Average Requirement:Entry Into Year of Degree Program:
Ecosystem Management Technology, 3 yearEnvironmental Sustainability (Honours Bachelor of Arts & Science – Environmental Sustainability)75%Year 3
Ecosystem Management Technician/Technology, 2/3 yearForestry (Honours Bachelor of Forestry), 4 year or
Environmental Management (Honours Bachelor of Environmental Management), 4 year
70% final year of program (65% with 2+ years of career experience)Year 3 through 4-week summer transition
Environmental Technician/Technology, 2/3 yearForestry (Honours Bachelor of Forestry), 4 year or
Environmental Management (Honours Bachelor of Environmental Management), 4 year
70% final year of program (65% with 2+ years of career experience)Year 3 through 4-week summer transition
Environmental Technology, 3 yearWater Resource Science (Honours Bachelor of Science), 4 year75%Year 3
Fish & Wildlife Technician/Technology, 2/3 yearForestry (Honours Bachelor of Forestry), 4 year or
Environmental Management (Honours Bachelor of Environmental Management), 4 year
70% final year of program (65% with 2+ years of career experience)Year 3 through 4-week summer transition

  Agreements with Georgian College

Diploma Completed:Pathway to Lakehead Degree Options:Minimum Average Requirement:Entry Into Year of Degree Program:
Computer Programming, 2 yearComputer Science (Honours Bachelor of Science), 4 year 
70%Year 3
Environmental Technology, 3 yearEnvironmental Sustainability (Honours Bachelor of Arts & Science – Environmental Sustainability), 4 year70%Year 3
Environmental Technology, 3 yearWater Resource Science (Honours Bachelor of Science), 4 year75%Year 3
Fitness and Health Promotion, 2 yearKinesiology (Honours Bachelor of Kinesiology, 4 year)75%Year 3
General Arts & Science, 2 yearArts & Science Interdisciplinary Major (Bachelor of Arts & Science), 3 years70%Year 3
Arts & Science Interdisciplinary Major (Honours Bachelor of Arts & Science), 4 years70%Year 3
Occupational Therapist Assistant and Physiotherapist Assistant, 2 yearKinesiology (Honours Bachelor of Kinesiology, 4 year)75%Year 2
Recreation & Leisure Services, 2 yearOutdoor Recreation (Honours Bachelor of Outdoor Recreation), 4 year 75%Year 2
Tourism-Marketing & Product Development, 2 yearOutdoor Recreation (Honours Bachelor of Outdoor Recreation), 4 year 
75%Year 2

 Agreements with Loyalist College 

Diploma Completed:Pathway to Lakehead Degree Options:Minimum Average Requirement:Entry Into Year of Degree Program:
Environmental Technology, 3 yearWater Resource Science (Honours Bachelor of Science), 4 year75%Year 3

 Agreements with Sault College

Diploma Completed:Pathway to Lakehead Degree Options:Minimum Average Requirement:Entry Into Year of Degree Program:
Adventure Recreation & Parks Technician, 2 yearOutdoor Recreation (Honours Bachelor of Outdoor Recreation), 4 year 
75%Year 2
Fitness and Health Promotion, 2 yearKinesiology (Honours Bachelor of Kinesiology, 4 year)75%Year 2
Occupational Therapist Assistant/ Physiotherapist Assistant, 2 yearKinesiology (Honours Bachelor of Kinesiology, 4 year)75%Year 2

 Agreements with Seneca College 

Diploma Completed:Pathway to Lakehead Degree Options:Minimum Average Requirement:Entry Into Year of Degree Program:
Environmental Technician/Technology, 2/3 yearForestry (Honours Bachelor of Forestry), 4 year or
Environmental Management (Honours Bachelor of Environmental Management), 4 year
70% final year of program (65% with 2+ years of career experience)Year 3 through 4-week summer transition
Environmental Technology, 3 yearWater Resource Science (Honours Bachelor of Science), 4 year75%Year 3

 

Still looking for your program of interest? 

Don't worry! College transfer applicants can apply to any undergraduate program at Lakehead University. If admissible and eligible, transfer credit may also be awarded. For more information on the application process and on transfer credits, refer here