Mohawk College - Institute for Applied Health Sciences at McMaster

1400 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada | Public University | Established 1966

About us

One of the largest government-funded colleges in Ontario, Mohawk College's enrollment includes more than 4,000 international students from more than 90 countries around the world. Mohawk College is proud to offer students a rich learning environment that includes an amazing variety of experiential learning opportunities from co-op programs to labs and simulations. The dynamic faculty teaches 170 programs in various specialties which include healthcare, technology and business, skilled trades, as well as a vast array of other subjects. There are over 100 programs open to international students.

The international student population is a thriving part of Mohawk College's culture. Mohawk College supports international students with dedicated staff, services, social opportunities, language training and more. There are events just for international students, such as student success workshops, film recommendations, coffee clubs to get to know other students, and much more. In addition, international students come from around the world to learn English from English-speaking teachers at Mohawk in the English for Academic Purposes (EAP) ESL programs.

Why Mohawk College - Institute for Applied Health Sciences at McMaster

  • Campus: Mohawk College - Institute for Applied Health Sciences at McMaster is located on the grounds of McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario.

  • Facilities: Home to six hospitals and a cancer centre, Hamilton has a great demand for health care practitioners. Led by a world-class faculty, Mohawk College prepares students in outstanding facilities that include the human anatomy and simulation labs, as well as computer and digital labs. Students will complete field and clinical placements with teaching and community hospitals throughout Ontario for enhanced learning in a real health care setting.

  • Location: Hamilton is one of Canada's largest cities with over half a million people. Located 1 hour from Toronto, Hamilton is a vibrant and diverse city. Even though Hamilton is a big city with many restaurants, shops, and art galleries, the city is also known for its nature. Hamilton is the "Waterfall Capital of the World" with over 100 waterfalls in the area. There are thousands of acres of parkland to explore and hike.

  • Vision and Values: Mohawk College's vision is "Future ready. Learning of life." Mohawk College educates and prepares highly skilled graduates for success and contribution to community, Canada and the world. Mohawk College's values include: student focus; commitment to excellence; engagement with the community; inclusivity; and accountability. 


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