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Logos of the various schools involved in the Nursing Collaborative Degree program


Graduates of the Collaborative Nursing Degree Program are in great demand because their insight, inventiveness, compassion and skill make them highly employable. The rate of employment for graduates is among the highest anywhere in Ontario, and graduates regularly land in desirable work settings because employers want the best students they can find.

In particular, employers value the diverse competencies that program graduates demonstrate: well-developed practical skills, a commitment to innovation and change, a passion for helping, and a broad understanding of the issues and challenges that modern healthcare providers face.

Upon graduation, there are numerous work options to pursue, such as public health, community or parish health, acute care, outpatient clinics or clinical education. You could also work in a long-term care facility, a home for the aged, a psychiatric hospital or a nursing telepractice. And if you decide to pursue advanced learning, you could engage in teaching or research as a Nurse Practioner, advanced practice nurse, researcher, manager in a healthcare facility or teacher in a school of nursing.

Toronto Metropolitan University's (TMU) Master of Nursing (MN) 

Once you have completed your Bachelor of Science in Nursing, you may decide to pursue an MN at TMU. This graduate-level degree program involves rigorous academic preparation based on leading-edge theory and research and an intensive practical learning component.

The primary goal of this program is to develop your ability to assume expanded roles in leadership and education along with the clinical practice dimensions of the profession. By capitalizing on the expertise and connections of our faculty and the diverse array of organizations in the TMU nursing network, this program offers students an accelerated learning experience that prepares them effectively for more advanced career opportunities.

Expand Your Scope of Practice at George Brown College 

If you are a Registered Nurse (RN) looking to expand your scope of practice, George Brown College can help! We’ve been providing specialized training to RNs for over 40 years.

Our areas of expertise include: Critical Care Nursing (external link, opens in new window)  (program offered in-class or online), Operating Room Perioperative Nursing (external link, opens in new window)  and Perinatal Intensive Care Nursing (external link, opens in new window) .

Clinical training takes place onsite at George Brown’s Simulation Centre (external link, opens in new window)  (currently the only college, nursing school and simulation centre in Canada to be accredited by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH) (external link, opens in new window)  in the area of Teaching/Education) and offsite in a hospital or clinical environment. Small class sizes and extensive periods of clinical practice in critical care practice settings provides a quality learning environment for our students. To learn more about our postgraduate nursing programs for RN’s, visit the George Brown College website (external link) .

Sara Beth Silver
Sara Beth Silver

"The four years I spent were foundational to my development as a professional and critical thinker. Students both in and outside of the classroom engage in reflective thought that is both pragmatic and analytical, serving to prepare you beyond entry-level nursing."

Sara Beth Silver,

BScN Alumna 2013,
Advanced Nursing Leadership and Management Certificate 2016, Graduate