MacEwan University

Bachelor of Psychiatric Nursing

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Program Information

School:MacEwan University
Faculty:Faculty of Health & Community Studies
Degree:Bachelor; Online; Distance
Field of Study:Nursing, Other
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing
Nursing Education
Description:The Bachelor of Psychiatric Nursing (BPN) is learner-centred, innovative, and accessible, and offers a contextually relevant curriculum.

The balance between liberal and professional education offers depth and breadth of studies, a global perspective, and an opportunity to enhance knowledge, skills and other professional attributes in such areas as community mental health, child and adolescent psychiatry, the criminal justice system, addictions and substance abuse, application of therapeutic modalities, nursing research, and leadership.
URL:Bachelor of Psychiatric Nursing at MacEwan University
Length:2 Year(s)
Careers:Nursing Co-ordinators and Supervisors

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*65 to 100
Additional Admission Requirements:

    Applicants must present a Psychiatric Nursing diploma (or equivalent) with an admission grade point average (AGPA) of 2.3 on a 4.0 scale. In addition, applicants must present: current registration on the practicing register as a Registered Psychiatric Nurse in Canada OR a current registration as a psychiatric/mental health nurse in another country and be eligible for registration on the practicing register as a Registered Psychiatric Nurse in Canada. Provisional Admission may be assigned to applicants who have completed the academic requirements of a Psychiatric Nursing diploma but have not written the Canadian Registered Psychiatric Nurse Examination. The examination must be successfully completed within the first term of their program.

    * 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 July 27, 2020