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Program Information

School:University of Alberta
Faculty:Faculty of Nursing
Field of Study:Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Description:This four-year program gives you the most comprehensive training possible to prepare you for an exciting career in nursing. You will learn in a world-class clinical setting using the latest technology, including cutting-edge patient simulation. Hands-on training begins in your first semester, and you will have the opportunity to complete several clinical placements throughout your degree. With the Collaborative program, you can choose to complete your degree on North Campus, or at one of our partner institutions: Red Deer College, Keyano College, or Grande Prairie Regional College. After your second year, you can apply to enter the BScN Honors Program, which is competitive and requires additional coursework. We also offer a BScN bilingual program, a BScN After-Degree, a BScN Honors After-Degree, and an RPN-to-BScN program.

A Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) degree is your pathway to becoming a Registered Nurse (RN), which opens doors to a variety of careers in nursing and beyond. The Faculty of Nursing at the University of Alberta is recognized as one of the top nursing schools in Canada — we are leaders in research and in practice, with many unique clinical placements available. The faculty is housed in the Edmonton Clinic Health Academy, a state-of-the-art health sciences teaching facility adjacent to the University of Alberta Hospital.
URL:Nursing at University of Alberta
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $7,106
International: $27,540

This estimate is based on one year of full-time study, and represents only the tuition cost.
Careers:Nursing Co-ordinators and SupervisorsHead Nurses and SupervisorsNurses (RNs)

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*80
Additional Admission Requirements:
    Spoken English Language Proficiency is required for this program.

    Health and Safety Requirements: there are a number of health and safety-related requirements that must be met upon admission. Further information regarding these requirements and deadlines is available on the Faculty of Nursing website:

    Submission of the CASPer test is required to be evaluated for Admission to the program. More information on the CASPer test requirement, dates and deadlines can be found at Faculty of Nursing CASPer website:

    * 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 October 04, 2023

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