Nursing

Nursing

Why study this program?

Our Bilingual nursing program the only one of its kind in western Canada allows you to study your degree in French and English. Il faut vraiment être bilingue pour étudier dans ce programme! Graduates of this program have more career options across Canada and around the world.

The bilingual program is delivered in collaboration with Campus Saint-Jean, our french-language campus in Edmonton.

For a complete description of the BScN degree program, see BScN (Collaborative).

We also offer an RPN-to-BScN program and a BScN After-Degree.


Why study at the University of Alberta?

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.


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POSSIBLE CAREERS
  • Canadian Forces Commissioned Officer
  • Community Health Nurse
  • Home Care Nurse
  • Hospital-Based Nurse
  • Long-Term Care Nurse
  • Mental Health Nurse
  • Occupational Health Nurse
  • Occupational Health and Safety Officer
  • Public Health Nurse
  • Registered Nurse

Marnie is a recent graduate of the Nursing Honors program and was President of the Nursing Undergraduate Association. She's also a volunteer nurse and a Special Olympics coach.

Program Requirements

Admissions Requirements for 2023 - 2024

This information is for students applying directly from high school. Transfer students: see the Calendar

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English language proficiency/spoken English requirement

Because the U of A wants you to succeed, our admissions policy ensures that all students, regardless of citizenship, have the language skills they need to understand, participate and learn in our classes. The primary language of instruction in our classes, with the exception of those at the Faculte Saint-Jean, is English. For more information on the English Language Proficiency policy refer to the U of A Calendar. Information on writing ELP examinations is also available.

Indigenous Applicants

At the U of A, we are committed to encouraging Indigenous Students in their work towards a degree. Indigenous students have been under-represented in higher education in Canada, thus our policy is aimed at increasing opportunity, with the goal of our Aboriginal student population being representative of the public we serve. For more information on Admission of Indigenous Students refer to the U of A Calendar.

Deadline

Fall application: March 1, 2023

March 1st is the deadline to apply for most direct entry programs, but be sure to double-check! For a complete listing of application and document deadlines refer to the University Calendar.

For additional information and the most up-to-date admission requirements, please see admission requirements by faculty in the University Calendar.

Tuition and Fees

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The Office of the Registrar administers over $28 million each year in scholarships, awards, and financial support for undergraduate students, as well as financial and loan advising. Additional scholarships are also available for specific faculties and programs.

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