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UT: Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Northwestern Polytechnic

Northwestern Polytechnic
Northwestern Polytechnic offers students the option of pursuing a career in Nursing with the University of Alberta Collaborative Baccalaureate Nursing Program, a four-year Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) Degree program. This program will prepare the student to be licensed as a Registered Nurse. All the courses in the Bachelor of Science, Nursing program can be completed at Northwestern Polytechnic but students will be required to attend at least one clinical placement outside of Grande Prairie. Practica may involve evening and night hours and weekends. Students are responsible for obtaining transportation to practica placements and for the costs of necessary travel and accommodations. Required practica placements may be a distance of 150 kilometres or more from Grande Prairie. Special qualities are required for the nursing profession. A potential student must be a caring individual who considers the dignity, individuality and worth of the patient, client, and family. Knowledge and skills will be developed through a variety of structured and student-directed instructional delivery methods. Students will gain practical experiences in nursing laboratories and in local and regional health care facilities. Students in the degree program should refer to the University of Alberta calendar for full program articulation, degree guidelines and graduation requirements.

Office of the Registrar
10726 - 106 Avenue
Grande Prairie, Alberta, T8V 4C4, Canada

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  • Program Type University Transfer
  • Credential Type Non-Credential
  • Length 3 Years
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education
  • Distance Learning
Admission Requirements
High school diploma or equivalent with overall average of 65% with no mark lower than 60% in each of the following courses, English 30-1, Biology 30, Chemistry 30 or Science 30, one of Mathematics 30-1, 31, or Physics 30 (or their equivalents). One 30-level subject from any group (Humanities, Fine Arts, Sciences, Options). GPRC has a fixed capacity on the number of nursing students that can be admitted. The very high demand has made it impossible to accept all qualified applicants.

Student Aid

This program is eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Alberta Student Aid for the funding year 2024/08/01 to 2025/07/31*.

  • Tuition $6,773.00 Year One
  • Books/Supplies/Instruments $2,500.00 Year One
  • Mandatory Fees $1,815.00 Year One

* Tuition, books, supplies, instruments, and other/mandatory fees are provided to Alberta Student Aid and may be used when processing full-time post-secondary funding applications. The educational costs provided are based on a 100% full-course load and may not reflect current or all educational costs charged by the school. Contact the school to obtain accurate educational cost information.

Transfer(s) Eligibility

Search Transfer Alberta for course and program transfer information including transfer agreements between post-secondary schools in Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon.

Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available

Updated May 24, 2024. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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