Program Information

School: Red Deer College
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Description: The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) program began at RDC in September 1990 through a collaborative agreement between the College and the University of Alberta. The program begins with admission to RDC in Year 1 as a student in the University of Alberta Collaborative Baccalaureate Nursing Program with RDC. For the first three years you are registered as a RDC student. During Year 3 you apply for official admission to the University of Alberta for your fourth year. As long as you meet the criteria (see below), you continue at RDC to complete your 4th year.

After completing year 4, you will convocate from the U of A with a BScN. As a graduate, you will be eligible to write the Canadian Registered Nurse Examination (C.R.N.E.) national examination. This is required for license to practice in Alberta as a registered nurse (RN).

URL: Nursing at Red Deer College
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $11,305
Careers: Head Nurses and Supervisors,Nurses (RNs)

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 65 to 100

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

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

Minimum average of 65% with no mark below 50% in: Biology 30, Chemistry 30 or Science 30, ELA 30-1, Mathematics 30 (pure) or Mathematics 30-1 or 30-2, Subject from Group A, B, or C