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RN Access Program - Admission Requirements

This program may be taken on a full- or part-time basis.

Application for admission to the Bachelor of Science in Nursing must be made through Enrolment Services.

All potential applicants are advised to connect with the Assistant Director for the School of Nursing for further information.

Admission Requirements

  • A certified copy of practicing registration as a registered nurse in British Columbia. Practicing registration must be maintained throughout the program.
  • Two current references indicating a competent standard of nursing practice.
  • Applicants must meet the general UBC Okanagan admission requirements as set out in Admissions.

Students are strongly advised to have a beginner's level of competency with computers and word processing before entering the Nursing program. Applications are individually assessed by the School of Nursing.

Course Advising

Potential applicants are advised to consult with the Assistant Director for the School of Nursing before and during the application process. Applicants admitted to the program must receive approval from a designated course advisor before they are allowed to register in any required courses. Students are encouraged to discuss the English requirements for graduation with a course advisor.

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