Saskatchewan Polytechnic

Psychiatric Nursing

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Program Information

School:Saskatchewan Polytechnic
Faculty:School of Nursing
Degree:Bachelor; Online; University Transfer
Field of Study:Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing
Description:Are you a graduate of Saskatchewan Polytechnic's Psychiatric Nursing diploma program? Do you want to play a greater role in advancing the health and well-being of people and communities—while also opening the door to opportunities in leadership, management and education?

Saskatchewan Polytechnic's Bachelor of Psychiatric Nursing (BPN) degree completion program will interest you. Building on your Psychiatric Nursing diploma, we’ll provide you with a strong foundation to grow your career provincially, nationally and internationally.
URL:Psychiatric Nursing at Saskatchewan Polytechnic
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $4,500

Cost shown is for Year 1 of the program.

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 
  •  Grade11 English 

Applicants are required to have completion of grades 11 and 12 English, in sequence, as part of two full academic years, in a high school using a provincially- or state-accredited Canadian or U.S. curriculum OR a grade of 80% or better in a grade 12 provincially-examined English course, as part of one full term of study.

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7.0] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85]
Additional Admission Requirements:
    Applicants must have one of the following: (1) BPN Degree Completion Program for graduates of 2010 and beyond: Saskatchewan Polytechnic Psychiatric Nursing program diploma from 2010 and beyond. Active registration and good standing with the Registered Psychiatric Nurses Association of Saskatchewan or with the psychiatric nurses regulatory body from the province in which the applicant resides. (2) BPN Degree Completion Program for graduates prior to 2010: Psychiatric Nursing program diploma received prior to 2010. Active registration and good standing with the Registered Psychiatric Nurses Association of Saskatchewan or with the psychiatric nurses regulatory body from the province in which the applicant resides. (3) BPN Degree Completion Program for graduates of the Nursing Education Program of Saskatchewan (NEPS): Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of Saskatchewan (NEPS). Active registration and good standing with the Registered Psychiatric Nurses Association of Saskatchewan or with the psychiatric nurses regulatory body from the province in which the applicant resides. All successful applicants must provide proof of Standard First Aid and CPR Health Care Provider 'C' AED or equivalent, and submit the results of a Criminal Record Check, prior to commencement of the program. (When you are accepted to the program, you will be further advised of the required timelines for submission of the related documents. Please await further notice.) Accepted applicants are also required to provide: evidence of current N95 respirator mask testing prior to entry into the clinical practicum. The cost of N95 respirator mask testing is your responsibility; and evidence of 2015 WHMIS Globally Harmonized System (GHS) certification upon admission into the program. Recertification will be required every three years to remain current. The cost of WHMIS certification is your responsibility.

    * 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 April 09, 2019