McMaster University

Nursing - RPN to BScN (E) Stream

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Program Information

School:McMaster University
Faculty:Faculty of Health Sciences
Degree:Post-diploma
Field of Study:Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Description:The Post-Diploma RPN to BScN (E) Stream is designed for college-trained Registered Practical Nurses (RPNs) who wish to obtain their baccalaureate nursing degree (Bachelor of Science in Nursing, or BScN). The (E) Stream builds on the knowledge and skills acquired in the practical nurse diploma program. The curriculum is planned for three academic years of full-time study at either Mohawk College or Conestoga College.

Upon graduation, students wishing to engage in the professional practice of nursing and use the title Registered Nurse are subject to qualifying examinations and other requirements by the licensing body, the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO).
URL:Nursing - RPN to BScN (E) Stream at McMaster University
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $33,860
Enrolment #:100
Careers:Nurses (RNs)

Admission Requirements

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) or Cambridge English for Speakers of Other Languages: Certificate in Advanced English

Students who have been asked to meet McMaster’s English Language Proficiency requirement must demonstrate English language proficiency by achieving the minimum requirements as specified by McMaster: IELTS: 6.5, CAE: 190, PTE: 60, CAEL: 70, MELAB: 85, TOEFL (iBT): 86

Additional Admission Requirements:
    Applicants are required to have a a diploma in practical nursing (two-year program) from Mohawk College or Conestoga College.

    * 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 May 24, 2019