Program Information

School: Dalhousie University
Faculty: Faculty of Health Professions
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Description: Whether caring directly for patients, conducting valuable research or engaged in public policy advocacy, nurses make a difference in the quality of people’s lives. Dal’s Nursing program will prepare you to apply current evidence and respond with professionalism to the health and illness needs of people in a variety of health-care settings: hospitals, homes, schools, businesses, clinics and communities. At Dal, you’ll find flexible program options and hands-on learning opportunities alongside world-class faculty.

The modified curriculum will be completed over three calendar years (eight semesters) for direct entry students and over two calendar years (six semesters) for advanced standing students (students who have previous university experience), offering graduates the opportunity to enter practice one year earlier.

URL: Nursing (BScN) (Advanced Standing Entry) at Dalhousie University
Length: 2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $20,325

Cost per year is based on the 2018-2019 academic year and includes the cost of tuition and incidental fees.

Careers: Head Nurses and Supervisors,Nurses (RNs)

Admission Requirements

Additional Admission Requirements:

    Advanced standing students have all of the required non-nursing courses (equivalent to semesters 1 and 2) completed with at least 30 credit hours, and will enter the program at Semester 3 in September. It consists of 6 semesters over a 2-year period. Semesters 3 to 8 are exclusively nursing courses. Fall Semester is September to November; Winter Semester is January to March; Summer Semester is May to July. Students will have a one month break between each semester.