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UT: Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Red Deer Polytechnicrdpolytech.ca
Red Deer College (RDC) is a comprehensive community college serving 7,500 full-and part-time credit and apprenticeship students, and more than 38,000 youth and adult learners in the School of Continuing Education. New program development has RDC well-positioned as it transitions to a polytechnic over the next three to five years.
As a polytechnic, RDC will continue to offer over 100 program options including apprenticeship, certificates, diplomas, university transfer, degree completion programs with partner universities, and its own applied and baccalaureate degrees, allowing students to remain at RDC for the duration of their program.
Applied learning and small class sizes, with a variety of student services and clubs, along with a historic RDC Athletics program of 24 national championships and 166 Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) team and individual titles, make Red Deer College a great choice for students.
The College has expanded its teaching, learning, athletic and living spaces with the additions of the state-of-the-art Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre/Centre des Jeux du Canada Gary W. Harris, Alternative Energy Lab and construction of a new Residence which all enhance RDC’s Alternative Energy Initiative.
Red Deer College’s main campus is strategically situated on 290 acres of Alberta’s natural landscape along Queen Elizabeth II Highway. RDC is also proud to serve its Donald School of Business students housed at a downtown campus, located in the Millennium Centre, in addition to housing teaching and learning space at the Welikoklad Event Centre.
Program Type University Transfer
Credential Type Non-Credential
Length 3 Years
- Part Time Only
- Cooperative Education
- Continuing Education
- Distance Learning
Minimum average of 65% with no mark below 50% in:
a. Biology 30
b. Chemistry 30 or Science 30
c. ELA 30-1
d. Mathematics 30 (pure) or Mathematics 30-1 or 30-2
e. Subject from Group A, B, or C
Note: Bachelor of Science Nursing applicants will be offered admission on a competitive basis, based on GPA ranking.
Note: In addition to the program admission requirements applicants, whose first language is not English, must demonstrate English language proficiency.Other Requirements:
Note: Applicants are required to have either a MAC or a PC laptop that meet the following specifications:
- MacBook Air or MacBook Pro or higher
- Storage: 128 GB
- Processor: 1.3GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 (Turbo Boost up to 2.6GHz) with 3MB shared L3 cache (MacBook Air) or 2.4GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 processor (MacBook Pro)
- Memory: 4GB of 1600MHz DDR3L onboard memory
- i5 w/ 4GB of ram (lower end)
- i7 w/ 8GB of ram (higher end, also 4GB of RAM may be available) windows 7 or higher operating system
All laptops must have a web-camera and a microphone
Note: While not an admission requirement for the program, applicants are advised that they will be required to provide a Police Information Check (also known as a Criminal Record Check) including a Vulnerable Sector. Check to most agencies where they will be placed for practicum experiences. The existence of police information or a criminal record may prevent practicum placement, program completion, professional licensure and therefore affect future employment prospects. It is the decision of each agency or institution to accept or reject a student for placement or observation experience based on the results of the police information check.
Note: Students with Study Permits that are admitted to a program that has a practicum or clinical placement in childcare, primary/secondary school teaching or health service field occupations must complete their Medical Authorization as required by Citizenship and Immigration Canada one month prior to the start of classes.
This program is eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Alberta Student Aid for the funding year 2022/08/01 to 2023/07/31*.
Tuition $5,180.00 Year One
Books/Supplies/Instruments $3,550.00 Year One
Mandatory Fees $1,959.00 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.
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Updated November 22, 2021. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.
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