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Saturday, March 16, 2024, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Nursing - BScN (Post Diploma)

Is it for you?

Pursue a challenging curriculum and rewarding clinical placements that will develop analytical approaches within your nursing practice. Enjoy the flexibility of full- or part-time studies, blended/hybrid learning, or 100% virtual synchronous delivery (except for in-person clinical placements). You’ll graduate equipped with a deeper understanding of yourself as a nursing professional, as well as how the broader profession integrates within the healthcare system. Building on your varied experience in the field, you’ll gain the ability to respond to the emerging needs of society and navigate the evolving complexities of the system and profession.

 Accreditations: 

  • The Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing

Program info

Faculty: 
Faculty of Community Services

Program format(s): 
Full time: Post-Diploma Degree Completion

Part time: Post-Diploma Degree Completion 

Degree: 
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Grade range: 
N/A

Requirements: 
Grades-Only

Experiential learning: 
Mandatory clinical placements


Academic requirements

One of the following criteria must be met:

Criteria A

Both of the following items are required:

  • Canadian RN Nursing Diploma with a 3.0/B/70% CGPA or higher
  • Proof of current registration, as a Registered Nurse, with a provincial or territorial regulatory body, or eligibility for registration as a Registered Nurse in Ontario

Criteria B

All of the following items are required:

  • Practical Nursing Diploma from a public Canadian college with a 3.0/B/70% CGPA or higher and no repeated courses or failures
  • A TMU-approved bridging program, completed within the past five academic years, with a 3.0/B/70% CGPA or higher and no repeated courses or failures
  • Proof of eligibility for registration as a Registered Practical Nurse in Ontario

Criteria C

International nursing diploma with good academic standing and one of the following:

  • A TMU-approved bridging program, completed within the past five academic years, with a 3.0/B/70% CGPA or higher and no repeated courses or failures
  • Proof of current registration, as a Registered Nurse, with a provincial or territorial regulatory body, or eligibility for registration as a Registered Nurse in Ontario


Candidates must submit:

  • Academic transcripts including promotion/graduation status from all nursing and other post-secondary level studies, indicating specific courses and grades
  • A photocopy of current Ontario Certificate of Registration (or provincial or territorial equivalent) or proof of eligibility for the same

Notes:

  • Mature student guidelines do not apply
  • Further details on the proof of eligibility for registration requirements are available in the Admission Information section of the Academic Calendar

Tuition and fees 

For detailed fees information, visit tuition and fees by program.

Full-time format:

Ontario students fees range: $7,280 - $7,753
Out-of-province students fees range: $7,996 - $8,661
International students fees range: $33,423 - $34,665

Part-time format (one to eight or more courses)

Ontario students fees range: $936 - $5,428
Out-of-province students fees range: $1,020 - $6,103
International students fees range: $3,596 - $26,706

First-year courses

Here is a preview of first-year courses based on the available undergraduate calendar information.

1st Semester

REQUIRED:

  • NUR 100 Professional Practice I
  • NUR 105 Professional Communications
  • NUR 120 Health Assessment Over a Lifespan
  • NUR 125 Theoretical Perspectives in Health
  • NUR 130 Pathotherapeutics in a Lifespan

2nd Semester 

REQUIRED:

  • NUR 200 Professional Practice II
  • NUR 220 Quantitative Nursing Research
  • NUR 225 Leading in Nursing Practice
  • NUR 240 Community Health Nursing

LIBERAL STUDIES:
One course from Table B - Upper Level Liberal Studies.

Your future

If you’re not not already a Registered Nurse, you will have the opportunity to write the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX), and to apply for registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario. You’ll have access to dynamic career opportunities in:

  • Acute, chronic or long-term care hospitals and institutions
  • Clinics and community health organizations
  • Complementary fields such as education or research
  • Occupational health varied roles such as public health nurse, harm reduction peer worker, mental health worker, patient education specialist, leadership and more
  • Graduate studies in nursing

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Student spotlight

Distinctive learning

Explore a wide variety of nursing roles in traditional and non-traditional settings. You’ll get hands-on training through clinical placements and state-of-the-art simulation labs. Through the Virtual Healthcare Experience portal (opens in new window) , you’ll have diverse learning opportunities to practice client care and clinical decision-making in a safe virtual environment.

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Disclaimer: 

While every effort is made to ensure accuracy on this site, in the event of a discrepancy, TMU's current Undergraduate Calendar is the official reference.