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Nursing (BScN) > Four-Year Collaborative Program (TMU, Centennial, George Brown)

"I really like how the program integrates the real life experiences, so your clinical placement, with the actual theoretical piece. Here we go into our placement first year. And I really like that because it lets you solidify everything you've learned, whether it's the physical skills, or the actual techniques of speaking to your client."

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Is It for You?

Nurses provide care to diverse patients, families and communities along the continuum of health promotion and acute care. This collaborative nursing degree program provides entry options through Toronto Metropolitan University (TMU), Centennial College or George Brown College to ultimately earn a BScN from TMU. This program, offered across all three sites, provides diverse clinical placements, simulation, group study and interactive teaching strategies. After graduation, you may write the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX), apply for registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario and pursue nursing positions in a variety of health-care settings.

 Program Format(s)
Full Time: Four Year

 Degree Earned
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

 Grade Range
TMU: 90-96%+*
Centennial: 84-90%+
George Brown: 84-90%+

 Non-Academic Requirements

 Experiential Learning
Clinical placement

 Accredited by the Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing.

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What You Need to Know

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*Actual minimum grade ranges required for fall 2021 admission/wait list consideration will be determined based on grades and qualifications presented by the applicant pool as they become available. Required grade ranges may fluctuate from year to year (up or down) as a result of competition. Applicants not educated in Ontario may present the equivalent of the Ontario requirements. Toronto Metropolitan University reserves the right to determine equivalency at its sole discretion.

Tuition and Fees 2022/2023

Domestic Ontario Students Fees Range: $7,095 - $7,587
Domestic Out-of-Province Students Fees Range: $7,601 - $8,133
International Students Fees Range: $31,749 - $33,086

For detailed fees information visit Tuition and Fees by Program.

Academic Requirements    

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent (see Important Notes below) with a minimum six Grade 12 U/M courses including the following program specific requirements.

Typically, a minimum overall average of 70% establishes eligibility for admission consideration; subject to competition individual programs may require higher averages:

  • English/anglais (ENG4U/EAE4U preferred)
  • Chemistry (SCH4U)
  • Biology (SBI4U)
  • Grade 11 U or M or Grade 12 U mathematics (one of MCF3M, MCR3U, MCV4U, MDM4U, MHF4U)

Important Notes:

  • Applicants who have been absent from full-time formal education for a period of ten years or longer may be required to repeat prerequisite subjects to ensure currency of knowledge and preparedness for the program.
  • Applicants with prior university or college study must present a minimum CGPA of 2.33 (C+) and be considered 'In Good Standing' with no failures in core prerequisite subjects in order to be considered.  Higher CGPA's/averages may be required subject to competition.
  • Only applications to the first year of the Nursing program will be considered, and consideration is limited to applicants without prior post-secondary studies in Nursing. Advanced standing for students with prior Nursing studies cannot be considered. In addition, RPN diploma holders ineligible for Bridging-to-University programs and applicants who have completed a nursing degree will not be considered for admission.
  • CASPER (online, open-response situational judgment test) is not required.

Academic admission requirements for all other applicants are available at: Admission Requirements.

After Graduation

Write the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX), apply for registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario to become a Registered Nurse, and have access to dynamic career opportunities in acute, chronic or long-term care hospitals and institutions; clinics and community health organizations; public health, education, research, occupational health; nursing administration, management and leadership. You may work as a Registered Nurse, harm reduction peer worker, patient education specialist, public health nurse or mental health worker. You may also choose to pursue a master’s degree in nursing from Toronto Metropolitan University or other universities.

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