Nursing, (BN/MN) Concurrent Degrees

The concurrent Bachelor of Nursing/Master of Nursing (BN/MN) program enables graduates of a 4-year bachelor’s degree in a variety of fields to receive a combined baccalaureate and master’s degrees within a unique, continuous, five-term, intensive curriculum configuration. The only program of its kind in Canada, the BN/MN program works to educate students in five areas of competency: professional responsibility and accountability, knowledge-based practice, ethical practice, service to the public, and self-regulation.  Graduates of the concurrent BN/MN program are eligible to write the NCLEX-RN registration exam.

Entry point:

  • May

Duration:

  • Course-based (5 terms)

Application deadline:

  • October 15, 2022

This program is now accepting applications for the May 2023 entry point. 

 


Admission requirements

Admission Requirements:

  1. Check the university requirements and the program requirements.
  2. Complete the online application and submit the non-refundable application fee ($140). Please read all steps of the application process before applying.
  3. Applicants must have completed a four year bachelor’s degree from an accredited university, with a minimum average of 75% over the final two years of study. Applicants must also have completed the following university credit courses with a B grade or higher to be considered:
  • Introductory psychology (full course equivalent)
  • Developmental psychology (half course equivalent)
  • Human Anatomy (half course credit)
  • Human Physiology (half course credit)
  • Microbiology (half course credit)
  • Statistics (half course credit)
  • Research methods (half course credit) You will need to submit your transcripts as well as the following program-specific materials:
  • Two academic letters of reference
  • Proof of English language proficiency, if English is not first language, (IELTS overall score of 7 with no band below 6.5)
  • A statement of intent
    (~one-page length to include: why you're interested in the program, future career goals, and experiences that will contribute to your success in the program)

Career outcomes

  • Acute care hospitals 
  • Public health 
  • Research 
  • Administration 
  • Policy Development