Cape Breton University

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

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Program Information

School:Cape Breton University
Faculty:School of Education and Health
Degree:Bachelor
Field of Study:Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Nursing Education
Description:Nurses are at the forefront of our health care system. The Bachelor of Science, Nursing (BScN) is an incredible opportunity. It’s a program that prepares students to be eligible to practice as registered nurses in a variety of health care settings. At Cape Breton University, you arrive inspired and leave prepared with the skills you need to thrive, with lifelong knowledge, skills and ability guiding you along the way. The nursing curriculum is an intentional blending of courses from many disciplines, integrating theory and practice to facilitate self-growth, critical inquiry and a commitment to lifelong learning. Teachers and students engage in continuous professional development. From perfecting evidence-informed practice to respond to changing patient needs, to learning modern technologies, our faculty and students work together in a supportive and dynamic learning environment. CBU’s BScN strives for excellence in preparing our future registered nurses to be knowledgeable, compassionate and ethical professionals.
URL:Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Cape Breton University
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $17,024

This cost estimate is for the 2020-2021 academic year for 30 credits.

Careers:Nursing Co-ordinators and SupervisorsHead Nurses and SupervisorsNurses (RNs)

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*65
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 
  • 2 of  Grade12 Science 

Program requirements are as follows: 70% average, English 12 (academic or advanced), Math 12 (academic or advanced), 2 Science 12 level (biology & chemistry recommended), and 1 additional Grade 12 academic or advanced level course.

Additional Admission Requirements:

    If your first language is not English, you will need to provide documentation to show that CBU's English language proficiency requirements have been met. If you have completed at least two years in a secondary school (as recognized by CBU) where English is the primary language of instruction, you do not require a language score. Official documentation, however, is needed.

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on January 26, 2021