Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.Sc.N.) is a collaborative nursing degree program between George Brown College, Ryerson University and Centennial College.
This four-year degree meets new entry-to-practice requirements adopted by the College of Nurses of Ontario and is a requirement for anyone wishing to work as a Registered Nurse in the Province of Ontario. Graduates will receive a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing (B.Sc.N.) from Ryerson University.
Following successful completion of this B.Sc.N. program, graduates can apply to write the Registered Nursing examination (NCLEX). (NOTE: Additional fees apply.) After successfully passing the examination, graduates will be granted a Certificate of Registration by the College of Nurses of Ontario and be eligible to practice as Registered Nurses in Ontario.
NOTE: Our Ryerson George Brown Centennial Collaborative Nursing Degree program is currently undergoing a curriculum redevelopment. The revised curriculum is proposed for Fall 2020. Further detail about implementation plan, timelines, and the process of transition will be provided.
The program is offered at three sites:
- George Brown College
- Ryerson University
- Centennial College
As a George Brown student, you'll spend your first two years studying on-site at our state-of-the-art Daphne Cockwell Centre for Health Sciences located at our Waterfront Campus. You will then join the Centennial and Ryerson cohorts to complete your final two years on-site at Ryerson University. Your clinical practice will be supervised by George Brown faculty. For more information on this collaboration, please visit nursingdegree.ca.
The program is committed to preparing nursing leaders who are highly competent, knowledgeable and committed to playing an integral role in shaping our health care future.
As a student in this program, you'll have the opportunity to take courses in:
- nursing theory and practice
- the arts
- biological sciences
This program will teach you to work with:
- persons and communities of diverse backgrounds and ages
- degrees of health and illnesses in a variety of contexts
George Brown faculty are:
- experts in professional nursing practice and teaching of nursing
- leaders within the nursing community
- experts in offering lab-based and virtual simulation experiences to learners
- actively engaged in clinical nursing practice and research
Students are placed in a wide range of nursing practice settings and multiplicity of nursing roles. Nursing experiences occur primarily in long-term care, acute care hospital and community settings within the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). Travel to various agencies throughout the Toronto area is an expectation.
Internationally educated nurses who do not possess the equivalent of a B.Sc.N. and need a bridging program to Post-R.N. accreditation may be interested in the Academic Pathway for Nurses program, offered through Continuing Education.
See the Continuing Education Course Guide at coned.georgebrown.ca