The University of British Columbia - Okanagan


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School:The University of British Columbia - Okanagan
Faculty:Health and Social Development
Field of Study:Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Description:Offers access points for Licensed Practical Nurses and Registered Nurses who want to complete a baccalaureate degree in nursing. This program is reviewed by the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia, accredited by the Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing, and approved by the Provincial Government and the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia.

Graduates will be eligible to apply to the CRNBC to write the National Licensure Exam and on successful completion apply for a provincial nursing license, which is required to practice as a Registered Nurse in BC.
URL:Nursing at The University of British Columbia - Okanagan
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $11,624
Careers:Head Nurses and SupervisorsNurses (RNs)

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*67

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 
  •  Grade11 Biology 
  •  Grade11 Chemistry 
  •  Grade11 Principles of Mathematics  or  Grade11 Precalculus 

BC/Yukon secondary school diploma or equivalent. Biology 12; Chemistry 12; one other approved Grade 12 course. Minimum average of 67%. Required but not included in calculation of average: Biology 11; Chemistry 11; one of Principles of Mathematics 11, Pre-Calculus 11, or Foundations of Mathematics 12.

Additional Admission Requirements:
    Current certification in Occupational First Aid Level I or Standard First Aid. Current certification in Basic Life Support, Level C. Signed copy of CRNBC Requisite Skills and Abilities Form. Results of tuberculin testing done no more than six months before the first day of classes, with evidence of appropriate follow-up if test was positive. Criminal record clearance through the BC Ministry of Justice. Recommended vaccines: Tetanus and Diptheria Toxoid; Measles, Mumps, Rubella; Polio; Hepatitis B; Varicella. Flu immunization recommended.

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * 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 March 02, 2017

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