Program Information

School: University of Alberta
Faculty: Faculty of Nursing
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Description: This four-year program gives you the most comprehensive training possible to prepare you for an exciting career in nursing. You will learn in a world-class clinical setting using the latest technology, including cutting-edge patient simulation. Hands-on training begins in your first semester, and you will have the opportunity to complete several clinical placements throughout your degree. With the Collaborative program, you can choose to complete your degree on North Campus, or at one of our partner institutions: Red Deer College, Keyano College, or Grande Prairie Regional College. After your second year, you can apply to enter the BScN Honors Program, which is competitive and requires additional coursework. We also offer a BScN bilingual program, a BScN After-Degree, a BScN Honors After-Degree, and an RPN-to-BScN program.

A Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) degree is your pathway to becoming a Registered Nurse (RN), which opens doors to a variety of careers in nursing and beyond. The Faculty of Nursing at the University of Alberta is recognized as one of the top nursing schools in Canada — we are leaders in research and in practice, with many unique clinical placements available. The faculty is housed in the Edmonton Clinic Health Academy, a state-of-the-art health sciences teaching facility adjacent to the University of Alberta Hospital.

URL: Nursing at University of Alberta
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*

This estimate is based on one year of full-time study, and represents only the tuition cost.

Scholarships: 1
Careers: Head Nurses and Supervisors,Nurses (RNs)

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 80

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
  • Grade12 Calculus and Vectors or Grade12 Advanced Functions
  • Grade12 Humanities or Grade12 International Languages or Grade12 Mathematics or Grade12 Science