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Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) to BScN Bridging Program

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Program Information

School:Nipissing University
Faculty:School of Nursing
Field of Study:Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Description:Nipissing University offers Registered Practical Nurses a 3-year compressed BScN Program. The Post RPN to BScN compressed program will be offered through a full-time delivery model and will be six semesters in length.

Successful completion of a two year Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) diploma with a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 from either one of the following colleges: Cambrian College, Canadore College, College Boreal, Confederation College, Northern College, Niagara College and Sault College, as well as successful completion of the Canadian Practical Nurses Registration Examination (CPNRE) or proof of eligibility to write and subsequently pass the CPNRE is required for admission consideration. This is a limited enrollment program. The minimum GPA required for admission consideration may be higher than the stated minimum.
URL:Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) to BScN Bridging Program at Nipissing University
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $7,246
Careers:Nursing Co-ordinators and SupervisorsHead Nurses and SupervisorsNurses (RNs)

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •   English 
  •   Biology 

Successful completion of a two year Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) diploma with a minimum overall GPA of 3.0

* 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 August 20, 2020

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