Algonquin College

Nursing B.Sc.

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Program Information

School:Algonquin College
Faculty:School of Health and Community Studies
Degree:Bachelor
Field of Study:Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Description:The Bachelor of Science in Nursing is a four-year program offered in collaboration with the University of Ottawa. It seeks to prepare the next generation of nurses to offer quality nursing care and to assume leadership within the healthcare system. Its mandate is to prepare generalist nurses (a) who can work in any place offering nursing care, (b) who have developed effective communication skills, (c) who use their critical thinking and analytical skills at work and (d) who are open to lifelong learning. The program also leads to graduate studies (MSc, MSc-PHCNP, PhD) in nursing sciences at the University of Ottawa. Students can be admitted to the collaborative Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) program at either the University of Ottawa or Algonquin College site. Students generally study at the site they are admitted to; however, some courses in the program offered at the Woodroffe Campus are only available at the university. Upon graduation all students graduate with a BScN from the University of Ottawa.

Acting within the context of an interprofessional team, BScN graduates are in high demand and may work in hospitals, community health agencies, long-term care facilities and a variety of other settings across Canada and around the world.
URL:Nursing B.Sc. at Algonquin College
Course Based:Yes
Length:4 Year(s)
Scholarships:1
Careers:Head Nurses and SupervisorsNurses (RNs)

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

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 
  •   Functions and Relations  or   Mathematics 

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) with a minimum of six Grade 12 4U or 4M courses. A minimum overall average of 70% is required. ◾Prerequisites are: English 4U, Biology 4U, Chemistry 4U, and one of the following: Functions 3M or Functions 3U or one Mathematics 4U course. ◾Additional requirements: A minimum average of 65% is required in both the Chemistry and Biology prerequisite courses.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on July 11, 2017