Bachelor of Science in Nursing

88% of our students believe that
this program improved their
chances of a good income!*
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Registered Nurses (RN) are key members of the health care team. This 4 year collaborative degree is approved by the Nursing Education Approval Board (NEPAB) and accredited by the Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing (CASN). Graduates will receive their BScN from the University of Alberta and are eligible to write the NCLEX examination leading to licensure as an RN.

Why We Are Great!

  • Learner centered approach actively engages students
  • High-fidelity simulation labs 'mimic' clinical practice environments
  • Clinical practical experiences in hospitals and community-based practices across central Alberta
  • Opportunity for international study experience
  • Complete your 4 year degree on the RDC campus
  • Faculty are engaged in ongoing scholarship and research activity

You Will...

  • Benefit from hands-on, experiential learning in specialized clinical and simulation labs
  • Develop skills in essential inter-professional practice competencies
  • Receive exceptional instruction and preparation from professional faculty and staff
  • Begin to develop your own professional nursing identity using evidence-based practices
  • Build your competency with clinical practice experiences that occur in various health care settings
  • Develop enhanced critical thinking, communication and self-reflection skills essential for Registered Nurse practice

To learn more about the program, check out these important links:

Academic Calendar
BScN Course Sequence
CARNA Requisite Skills & Abilities for Becoming a Registered Nurse in Alberta
Grad Profile & Program Outcomes

*As taken from the Program Completer Study 2014/2015
** As taken from the ALIS website