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Nursing - Registered Practical Nurse Bridge (Algonquin College - Woodroffe campus)

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Program Information

School:University of Ottawa/Université d'Ottawa
Faculty:Faculty of Health Sciences
Field of Study:Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Description:The Honours Bachelor of Science in Nursing is a four-year program. It is offered jointly with two Ottawa-area colleges, and in both official languages. It seeks to prepare the next generation of nurses to offer quality nursing care and to assume leadership within the health care system. Its mandate is to prepare generalist nurses (a) who can work in any place offering nursing care, (b) who have developed effective communication skills, (c) who use their critical thinking and analytical skills at work and (d) who are open to lifelong learning. These programs also lead to graduate studies (MSc, MSc — PHCNP, PhD) in nursing sciences at the University of Ottawa.
URL:Nursing - Registered Practical Nurse Bridge (Algonquin College - Woodroffe campus) at University of Ottawa/Université d'Ottawa
Course Based:Yes
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $42,941
Careers:Nursing Co-ordinators and SupervisorsHead Nurses and SupervisorsNurses (RNs)

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*80 to 86
Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English  or  Grade12 Français 
  •  Grade12 Biology 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 
  •   Mathematics 
The Nursing program is offered at three different campuses. Admission averages vary by campus. Ottawa: High 80s Algonguin College (Woodroffe campus): Mid 80s Algonguin College (Pembroke campus): Low 80s. A minimum average of 65% is required for each prerequisite course. Ontario College Diploma (or the equivalent) in practical nursing and one year of work in a related field. Successful completion of Algonquin College's Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition.
Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Cambridge English for Speakers of Other Languages: Certificate in Advanced English [min. C1] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86] or CanTEST [min. 4.5]

* 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 August 23, 2021