Program Information

School: MacEwan University
Faculty: Faculty of Health & Community Studies
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Description: A Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) prepares graduates who are committed to excellence in professional practice and who will contribute to the health and well-being of individuals, families, communities and society. Graduates of this program also possess introductory knowledge and competencies for nursing leadership, education and research. BScN graduates are eligible to write the NCLEX-RN Canadian Registered Nurse Examination and apply to become a Registered Nurse (RN).

MacEwan University’s BScN is a rigorous, four-year, 132-credit degree program. Knowledge, concepts and theories are integrated from the discipline of nursing, the liberal arts and sciences. The curriculum is uniquely sequenced to promote integration and application of knowledge and diverse skills, such as relational and ethical practice, critical thinking and clinical judgement, risk assessment, health promotion and injury prevention, writing, and health assessment. Knowledge, skills and attributes are integrated within classroom, laboratory and practice settings.

URL: Bachelor of Science in Nursing at MacEwan University
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*

This cost estimate is for Year 1 (32 credits) of the program.

This estimate does not include program course fees. For this program, textbook and supply costs vary depending on the term and year. For clinical terms, students can plan that textbook costs will be minimal.

Careers: Head Nurses and Supervisors,Nurses (RNs)

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 65

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Biology 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry  or  Grade12 Science 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 

Applicants must have a minimum overall average of 65 percent, with no course grade lower than 50 percent, in the following high school courses: ELA 30-1, Biology 30, Chemistry 30 or Science 30, Mathematics 30-1, Mathematics 30-2 or Mathematics 31, and one Group A, B, C or D course. Applicants with nine to 23 university-level credits must also present a minimum admission grade point average (AGPA) of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale. Applicants with 24 or more university-level credits will be considered under Previous Post-Secondary Work. Please visit the website for more information on entry requirements.