Northern College of Applied Arts & Technology

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN)

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Program Information

School:Northern College of Applied Arts & Technology
Faculty:School of Health Sciences and Emergency Services
Field of Study:Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Description:Nursing is a profession that provides opportunities for specialization, team work, leadership and personal growth. Nursing promotes partnerships with other health care professionals in caring for clients and families across the lifespan through a variety of health care settings. Northern College is one of the partners in the Laurentian University BScN Collaborative Program and, as part of this partnership with Laurentian University, our nursing students are able to complete all four years of the BScN program at Northern. Upon successful completion of the BScN Collaborative Program, graduates earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree from Laurentian University.

Northern College's nursing program provides opportunities for students to practice nursing skills in state of the art nursing practice labs equipped with integrative simulation equipment. This latest technology will assist in preparing students for actual client care through simulated medical scenarios. Our nursing program also incorporates new technologies, such as specialized software packages and web-based tools, many of which are used in health-care settings. Learning experiences will be enhanced through cooperation and consultation with faculty and peers through shared activities. Northern also utilizes its on-site Family Health Team clinic, to provide an excellent opportunity for nursing students to experience community-based nursing first hand while working within an interdisciplinary health care team.
URL:Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) at Northern College of Applied Arts & Technology
Length:4 Year(s)
Careers:Nursing Co-ordinators and SupervisorsHead Nurses and SupervisorsNurses (RNs)

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*75

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

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Biology 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD).

Additional Admission Requirements:
    Admission Requirements for Clinical Placements: Completed Immunization/Communicable Disease Testing Requirements forms (supplied by the College), Current Basic Cardiac Life Support Certificate (C.P.R. - HCP Level), Standard First Aid Certificate (or equivalent), WHMIS Certificate, a recent criminal reference/vulnerable sector check- (within 6 months) is required prior to the start of the fall Semester, Mask Fit testing, AODA certificate.

    * 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 September 29, 2021