For more information about Nursing at University of Alberta, please visit the webpage using the button above.

The award
BSc

How long you will study
find out

Domestic course fees
find out

How you will study
find out

Course starts
find out

International course fees
find out

All study options

About Nursing at University of Alberta

Why take the RPN to BScN program?

This two-year program is designed for Registered Psychiatric Nurses (RPNs) who have graduated from an approved Psychiatric Nursing diploma program the opportunity to complete a BScN degree at the University of Alberta. This program can be taken in Edmonton or Camrose.

We also offer a BScN bilingual program and a BScN program.

Why study Nursing at the University of Alberta?

A Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) degree is your pathway to becoming a Registered Nurse (RN), which opens doors to a variety of careers in nursing and beyond. The Faculty of Nursing at the University of Alberta is recognized as one of the top nursing schools in Canada — we are leaders in research and in practice, with many unique clinical placements available. The faculty is housed in the Edmonton Clinic Health Academy, a state-of-the-art health sciences teaching facility adjacent to the University of Alberta Hospital.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardBScHow you will study find outHow long you will study find out
    Course starts find outDomestic course fees find outInternational course fees find out

Notes about fees for this course

If you are admitted into a new program for Fall 2020 you will receive a tuition guarantee for the total cost of that program. We'd encourage you to check out the cost calculator to review rates for program tuition and an estimate of fees related to living arrangements, health and dental plan, books, supplies and more.

Find out more about the new tuition model and program-based guarantee.

Entry requirements

This program does not allow admission directly from high school.

Preprofessional Study Time: Graduation from a psychiatric nursing program

Admission Selection: An Admission GPA of at least 3.0 or equivalent.

Other Requirements:

  • Proof of current registration with a provincial psychiatric association and eligibility to register with the Registered Psychiatric Nurses Association of Alberta
  • Spoken English Language proficiency
  • Submission of the CASPer test is required to be evaluated for Admission to the program. More information on the CASPer test requirement, dates and deadlines can be found at CASPer

Photos from University of Alberta

Videos from University of Alberta

Location of University of Alberta

University of Alberta main campus is shown on the map below:

Read more about studying in Canada

Join Our Newsletter

×

Sign up to StudyLink.com today for free and be the first to hear about any new study abroad opportunities

Subscribe Now