Bachelor of Science in Nursing

The Bachelor of Science of Nursing program at Algonquin College is offered in collaboration with the University of Ottawa, educating nurses at the undergraduate level.

4 Year(s)

Program Code: 0616X01FWO
Academic Year: 2014/2015

Our Program

This program offered in collaboration with the University of Ottawa, educates nurses at the undergraduate level through an approach that encourages self-direction, critical thinking and life-long learning in the field of nursing science. Students enrolling in the Collaborative Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) program can study at either the University or College site, however some courses in the program are only available at the University.

Students focus on the promotion, maintenance and restoration of health and quality of life for individuals, families and communities, in order that as graduates they contribute to the development of nursing as an art and a science and address the challenges facing the healthcare system. Acting within the context of an interprofessional team, BScN graduates are in high demand and may work in hospitals, community health agencies, long-term care facilities and a variety of other settings across Canada and around the world.


This program is well-suited for students who: