Accelerated Nursing Programs in Canada

By Logan Bright Modified on August 16, 2019

Are you an international student who wants to help people? Check out these fast-track nursing programs.

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A cheerful nurse in Canada treats a patient.

Do you have an urge to help people? Is caring for others a core part of your identity? Do you want a great career, with lots of exciting challenges? If so, you'd be an excellent candidate for nursing.

Of course, becoming a nurse can be a long and difficult process. Luckily, several schools offer accelerated nursing programs in Canada, so you'll be helping patients in no time.

University of Prince Edward Island

Canada's smallest province is also one of its most beautiful. The University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) in Charlottetown has a rich history. It also offers an accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Check out UPEI's School of Nursing, and you could become a registered nurse before you know it.

McMaster University

McMaster University in Ontario is renowned across Canada for its excellent medical program, and its accelerated nursing program is no exception. Delivered in partnership with both Mohawk College and Conestoga College, you can be sure you're getting a great education from instructors who know their field.

St. Francis Xavier University

St. Francis Xavier University (StFX) in Nova Scotia is another excellent university in the Canadian Maritimes. StFX has recently introduced an accelerated nursing program, available to university transfer applicants. You'll also have to pass an online CASPer Assessment. Book early, as you can't apply without it!

Nursing is a noble profession and admirable career. As more and more schools begin offering accelerated nursing programs in Canada, it will only get easier to become a registered nurse.


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