University of Alberta

Nursing (BSc in Nursing - After Degree)

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Program Information

School:University of Alberta
Faculty:Faculty of Nursing
Degree:Bachelor
Field of Study:Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Description:The After-Degree Program is for students who already hold a university degree. As a university graduate — in any field of study — you have developed critical thinking and analytical skills, additional education and career skills, and life experience, all of which makes you an excellent candidate for this program, and for a career in nursing! For a complete description of the BScN degree program, see BScN (Collaborative). The After-Degree can also be taken as an Honors program. We also offer a BScN bilingual program 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 (BSc in Nursing - After Degree) at University of Alberta
Length:2 Year(s)
Scholarships:1
Careers:Nursing Co-ordinators and SupervisorsHead Nurses and SupervisorsNurses (RNs)

Admission Requirements

Additional Admission Requirements:
    This program does not allow admission directly from high school. Applicants must have a baccalaureate degree from a recognized academic institution, an Admission GPA (AGPA) of at least 3.0 or equivalent. Please refer to Transfer from a Postsecondary Institution, and completion of the following prerequisite courses: English(★3), Human Anatomy (★3), Human Physiology (★3), Medical Microbiology (★3), Psychology (★3), and Statistics (★3). Effective Fall 2018 admission and onward, the following prerequisite courses require a minimum grade of C+* and must be taken within 5 years of BScN program start date: Human Anatomy (★3), Human Physiology (★3), and Medical Microbiology (★3). Students must obtain a grade equivalent to C+ as determined by the grading scale in the Faculty of Nursing at the University of Alberta. International applicants: grading equivalences will be considered on a case by case basis.

    * 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 July 21, 2018

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