Program Information

School: Saskatchewan Polytechnic
Faculty: Saskatoon, Regina Campuses
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Description: The SCBScN program is offered jointly by the Saskatchewan Polytechnic and the University of Regina. As a student you will begin your nursing education in Year 1 with opportunities to work directly with patients and clients. When you graduate, you’ll receive a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. You’ll be ready to make a real difference in the lives of your clients and communities and work as a valuable member of a health care team.
URL: Nursing (Saskatchewan Collaborative Bachelor of Science in Nursing) at Saskatchewan Polytechnic
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $11,160

University of Regina Fall 2017 Undergraduate International Student Fee total for five standard class (15 credit hours)
University of Regina Fall 2017 Undergraduate Domestic Student Fee total for five standard class (15 credit hours)

Careers: Head Nurses and Supervisors,Nurses (RNs)

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 70 to 100

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

  • 2 of Grade12 English
  • Grade12 Mathematics or Grade12 Precalculus
  • Grade12 Biology
  • Grade12 Chemistry

Applicants who have completed Grade 12, and have less than 15 credit hours of post-secondary studies, will be admitted on the basis of high school grades. Applicants from other Canadian provinces or from other countries will need to present equivalent courses. GED will not be accepted in lieu of Grade 12 If you have attempted 15 credit hours of post-secondary studies, you must apply through post-secondary admission. If you have attempted 9 credit hours or more of nursing classes, you must apply through upper year admission Applicants must present the following five courses for admission to the program with a minimum of 70% on each course listed. These five courses will be used to calculate your admission average. • English Language Arts A30 * See note 1 • English Language Arts B30 * See note 1 • One of Foundations of Math 30 or Pre-Calculus 30 ** See note 2 • Biology 30 • Chemistry 30 *Note 1: Applicants may substitute one of Francais Fransaskois A30/B30 or Francais Immersion 30 for English Language Arts A30 or B30. Applicants from Fransaskois and French Immersion programs may also substitute the equivalent subjects taught in French for those listed above. *Note 2: Saskatchewan high school students can present math requirements under the new and/or former curriculums. The previous Saskatchewan mathematics courses of Math A30, Math B30, Math C30 or Calculus 30 will be accepted.

Test Scores:

  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85] or Test of Written English (part of TOEFL) [min. 5] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7.0] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90]

All applicants to the University of Regina must therefore demonstrate an appropriate level of proficiency in the English language. Visit the website for more details. High school graduates must have these courses completed and an official transcript submitted to Saskatchewan Polytechnic by March 1. Applicants who graduated high school in Saskatchewan must request their transcript to be sent electronically directly via the Ministry of Education to Saskatchewan Polytechnic. These can be submitted online at Graduates of an out of province high school must request the Ministry of Education in that province/territory to mail their transcript directly to Saskatchewan Polytechnic. For detailed information ( Admission to the SCBScN program is competitive, therefore only students with the highest admission average will be selected.

Additional Admission Requirements:

    In addition to the university’s standard ELP requirements, students who meet the university’s ELP requirement via an exam must achieve the following exam standards: – CanTEST: A minimum score of 4.5 in each of Listening, Reading and Writing and a 5.0 or higher in Speaking – CAEL: A minimum score of 70 with a minimum sub-score of 70 in Speaking and minimum sub-scores of 60 in all other components – IELTS: An overall band score of 7.0 with a 7.0 or higher in Speaking – MELAB: A minimum score of 85 with a minimum sub-score of 3+ in Speaking – TOEFL: Internet-based (iBt): A minimum overall score of 90 with minimum sub-scores of 20 in Reading and Writing, 26 in Speaking and 22 in Listening – TOEFL: Paper-based: A minimum overall score of 580 with a minimum sub-score of 50 in each of Listening and Speaking, and a minimum score of 5.0 in each of Writing and Reading