Program Information

School: Algonquin College
Faculty: School of Health and Community Studies
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Description: This is a four-year program offered in collaboration with the University of Ottawa. Students have the opportunity to experience classroom laboratory and clinical learning in a wide variety of settings. The program prepares graduates to take on the role of Registered Nurses, offering quality care within the healthcare system. Key program outcomes include developing critical thinking and communication skills, as students become professional nurses dedicated to lifelong learning and using information to solve problems as part of healthcare teams. Students may select the University of Ottawa, Algonquin (Ottawa) or Algonquin (Pembroke) site for their studies. Students studying at Algonquin Ottawa take some of their courses in 1st year at the Ottawa University site. Students studying at Algonquin Pembroke take all of their courses in Pembroke. Upon completion, all students graduate with a BScN from the University of Ottawa. Furthermore, graduates of the program are prepared to pursue graduate studies (Masters, Nurse Practitioner).

Acting within the context of an inter-professional team, BScN graduates are in high demand and may work in hospitals, community health agencies, long-term care facilities and a variety of other settings across Canada and around the world.

URL: Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Algonquin College
Course Based: Yes
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
Careers: Head Nurses and Supervisors,Nurses (RNs)

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 70

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
  • Functions and Relations or Mathematics

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) with a minimum of six Grade 12 4U or 4M courses. A minimum average of 65% is required in both the Chemistry and Biology prerequisite courses.