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Nursing - RPN to BScN Bridging, Bachelor of Science


Honours Degree


Program Code: NR4B1

Campus: North

Length: Bridging courses are delivered over 7 months followed by Year 3 and Year 4 of the Bachelor of Science - Nursing program

To prepare the next generation of nurses who will provide high quality care in a variety of health-care settings, Humber is launching the Bachelor of Science – Nursing – RPN to BScN Bridging Program with the inaugural class starting in Winter 2023. The application at ontariocolleges.ca will be open from July 4, 2022 until August 12, 2022. 

Students admitted to the program must have successfully completed a 2 year Practical Nursing diploma program within the last 5 years with a 74% or higher cumulative program GPA. In addition, students in the program must be Registered Practical Nurses with the College of Nurses of Ontario.  

Humber is proud of its long-standing traditions of excellence in nursing education in Canada. Upon successful completion, you will receive a Bachelor of Science - Nursing degree. 

The program includes over 1400 hours of work-integrated learning where students will have the opportunity to put their nursing knowledge and skills to work in a supervised setting. Work-integrated learning experiences will be diverse and cover a broad range of settings including the community, schools, long-term care facilities and hospitals.  Humber’s theory and science courses provide students with both individual and group learning opportunities. In our simulation labs, students practise and improve their clinical reasoning and judgement, as well as interpersonal and technical nursing skills in a safe and active learning environment.  

Courses

Admission Requirements

Selection: Admission selection is based on the academic criteria indicated. Meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee admission.

The Honours Bachelor of Science – Nursing program is a full disclosure program. Applicants must disclose and provide academic transcripts for all course work completed at the postsecondary (college or university) level. Disclosure and documentation is required for all courses, including those not leading to a completed credential, where credit was not granted, and where academic work was not related to the field of nursing. Failure to disclose previous postsecondary course work is considered an academic offence and may result in withdrawal from the program or rescinding an offer of admission.

Admission selection is based on the following 3 requirements:

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    Academic

    To be eligible for admission, you must possess the following:

    • Admission is restricted to graduates of an Ontario Practical Nursing diploma program within the last 5 years with a 74% or higher cumulative program GPA. 
    • Successful completion of the Canadian Practical Nursing Registration Exams (CPNRE) and registration in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO).
    • Repeated courses within the Practical Nursing diploma are not permitted unless due to a failed course.  

    Please note:

    • Bridging courses are delivered over 7 months followed by Year 3 and Year 4 of the Bachelor of Science - Nursing program.
    • A minimum grade of 74% is required in each of the bridging courses.

     

    Mature Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a mature applicant if they have not completed secondary school or other postsecondary school, and will be 19 or older as of the first day of classes. Humber will invite you for testing to demonstrate that you meet all listed course requirements.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a mature applicant if they have not completed secondary school or attended postsecondary studies, and will be 21 or older as of the first day of classes. Mature applicants for degree programs will be required to meet course requirements at the U/M level or equivalent.

    College Transfer Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a college transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a college-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or college courses and grades to determine program eligibility.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a college transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a college-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or college courses and grades to determine program eligibility. Applicants must have an overall minimum grade point average (GPA) of 65 per cent in the program. Applicants are required to disclose and provide academic transcripts for all course work completed at the postsecondary level.

    University Transfer Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a university transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a university-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or university courses and grades to determine program eligibility.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a university transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a university-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or university courses and grades to determine program eligibility. Applicants are required to disclose and provide academic transcripts for all course work completed at the postsecondary level.

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    English Language Proficiency

    All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Humber’s English Language Proficiency Policy.

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    International Credit Evaluation

    Canadian citizens or permanent residents with international education are required to provide a WES or ICAS evaluation.

How to Apply

Applications are made through ontariocolleges.ca. See program page for details.

International Academic Equivalency

Admission equivalencies for Humber depend on your country of study. Please see admission requirements on the program page to enter your location.

Fees

The 2022-2023 fee for two semesters is:

  • domestic: $8,748.94
  • international: $20,567.00

Fees are subject to change.

Domestic Fees by Semester

Semester 1 2021-22 Fees
Tuition $3,177.00
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $340.39
Compulsory Student Union Fee $64.00
IGNITE Health and Dental Insurance Fee $104.23
Enhanced Student Experience Fee (Optional) $20.00
Program Ancillary Fee $668.94
Co-op/Placement $0.00
Total $4,374.56
Semester 4 2021-22 Fees
Tuition $3,177.00
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $340.39
Compulsory Student Union Fee $64.00
IGNITE Health and Dental Insurance Fee $104.23
Enhanced Student Experience Fee (Optional) $20.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00
Total $3,705.62
Semester 5 2021-22 Fees
Tuition $3,177.00
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $340.39
Compulsory Student Union Fee $64.00
IGNITE Health and Dental Insurance Fee $104.23
Enhanced Student Experience Fee (Optional) $20.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00
Total $3,705.62
Semester 6 2021-22 Fees
Tuition $3,177.00
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $340.39
Compulsory Student Union Fee $64.00
IGNITE Health and Dental Insurance Fee $104.23
Enhanced Student Experience Fee (Optional) $20.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00
Total $3,705.62
Semester 7 2021-22 Fees
Tuition $3,177.00
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $340.39
Compulsory Student Union Fee $64.00
IGNITE Health and Dental Insurance Fee $104.23
Enhanced Student Experience Fee (Optional) $20.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00
Total $3,705.62
Semester 8 2021-22 Fees
Tuition $3,177.00
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $340.39
Compulsory Student Union Fee $64.00
IGNITE Health and Dental Insurance Fee $104.23
Enhanced Student Experience Fee (Optional) $20.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00
Total $3,705.62

International Fees by Semester

Semester 1 2021-22 Fees
Tuition $9,085.94
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $340.39
Compulsory Student Union Fee $64.00
IGNITE Health and Dental Insurance Fee $104.23
Enhanced Student Experience Fee (Optional) $20.00
Program Ancillary Fee $668.94
Co-op/Placement $0.00
Total $10,283.50
Semester 4 2021-22 Fees
Tuition $9,754.88
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $340.39
Compulsory Student Union Fee $64.00
IGNITE Health and Dental Insurance Fee $104.23
Enhanced Student Experience Fee (Optional) $20.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00
Total $10,283.50
Semester 5 2021-22 Fees
Tuition $9,754.88
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $340.39
Compulsory Student Union Fee $64.00
IGNITE Health and Dental Insurance Fee $104.23
Enhanced Student Experience Fee (Optional) $20.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00
Total $10,283.50
Semester 6 2021-22 Fees
Tuition $9,754.88
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $340.39
Compulsory Student Union Fee $64.00
IGNITE Health and Dental Insurance Fee $104.23
Enhanced Student Experience Fee (Optional) $20.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00
Total $10,283.50
Semester 7 2021-22 Fees
Tuition $9,754.88
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $340.39
Compulsory Student Union Fee $64.00
IGNITE Health and Dental Insurance Fee $104.23
Enhanced Student Experience Fee (Optional) $20.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00
Total $10,283.50
Semester 8 2021-22 Fees
Tuition $9,754.88
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $340.39
Compulsory Student Union Fee $64.00
IGNITE Health and Dental Insurance Fee $104.23
Enhanced Student Experience Fee (Optional) $20.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00
Total $10,283.50

*Plus Mandatory Health Insurance fee once per academic year: Fall start - $420 Winter start - $280 Summer start - $140

Pathways

Humber offers a number of transfer options and pathway opportunities. Visit humber.ca/transferoptions or refer to the program page.

Contact Information

Sandra Filice, associate dean
Faculty of Health Sciences & Wellness
416-675-6622 ext. 5280
sandra.filice@humber.ca

Admissions Questions

Domestic Students

416-675-5000
enquiry@humber.ca

International Students

Contact the International Centre

international.humber.ca/contact

1-416-675-5067

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On October 21, 2019, the Provincial Government of Ontario announced the renaming of the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU) to the Ministry of Colleges and Universities (MCU). Both names may appear on this website.

Select information only is included in this printable PDF. For complete program details, refer to humber.ca/programs.

Print/Download Date: August 18, 2022