U of A is home to Canada’s top nursing program, according to latest Maclean’s rankings

The University of Alberta delivers the top nursing education in Canada and has the third-best education program, according to Maclean’s 2022 Canadian University Rankings.

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The Faculty of Nursing offers undergraduate programs leading to a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) degree. Students who complete the BScN are eligible to write the NCLEX Examination to become a Registered Nurse in Canada.

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3859-0026-edit.jpgParticipating in a Faculty of Nursing graduate program will position you as an innovative and expert nurse leader who is ready to advance professional nursing roles in diverse and complex contexts. The Faculty of Nursing offers a Master of Nursing program and a PhD in Nursing program. 

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2019-nursing-alumni-lunch-4533.jpgThe Faculty of Nursing offers cutting-edge programs. We serve the community by advancing and sharing nursing knowledge through teaching, research and public service. To foster high-quality evidence-based nursing care the Faculty of Nursing welcomes donations from alumni, colleagues, friends, and industry partners for scholarships, bursaries, student resources, research and endowed research chairs. 

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Our innovative and evidence-based teaching approaches prepare learners to become the nursing leaders of tomorrow.                                 

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We are leaders in nursing researching shaping practices, policies, and communities locally, nationally, and internationally.                               

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Our alumni enrich the reputation of our Faculty through their many achievements in nursing and the generosity of their time and resources.           

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Because of your generosity, we can continue our innovative teaching, world-class research, community engagement, and global partnerships.

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Strategic Plans

The Faculty of Nursing's Strategic plan enables our community to position the Faculty as the academic and influential voice in professional nursing. The Equity, Diversity and Inclusivity (EDI) Strategic Plan upholds the Faculty of Nursing’s vision and mission through initiatives that foster equity, diversity and inclusivity.

Student Services

The Faculty of Nursing provides students with excellent support to help you succeed in your academic career. The University of Alberta also offers a diverse number of university-wide services for all students. Ranging from mental health services to tutorial services, a complete list of UAlberta Student Services can be found online for your convenience.

COVID-19 Nursing Information

This page features recent information regarding all COVID-19 related information for Faculty of Nursing faculty, staff, researchers, and students. Please check back regularly for up-to-date information. 

Continuing Professional Education

Our Continuing Professional Education (CPE) office is developing a wide range of professional education programs that will be available for current and prospective students, as well as working nurses interested in receiving non-credit online courses and modules to further their education.

Global Nursing Initiatives

We provide leadership in fostering the development of global citizenship through local, national and international initiatives. We partner with global health agencies, academies, professionals, associates and alumni to tackle complex health issues.

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